Local schools named state AP Honor Schools

State School Superintendent Richard Woods has named 276 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools from 99 school districts for 2024, and the lists include a number of schools in Hall County.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the 2024 AP Honor Schools,” Woods said. “I commend them for their hard work to build strong Advanced Placement programs and, as a result, provide high-quality opportunities for Georgia students. Additionally, I am thrilled that the number of AP Honor Schools and school districts continues to rise each year – a testament to the commitment of Georgia public education to expand opportunities for all Georgia students.”

The 2024 AP Honor Schools are named in eight categories based on the results of 2023 AP courses and exams. A list of categories is below, and a complete list of schools in each category is linked in the description. 

In Hall County, they include Chestatee, Cherokee Bluff, East Hall, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Johnson, North Hall and West Hall high schools. A number of schools in adjacent counties are also on the lists and are included in the full report which can be found here: Press Release – Superintendent Woods names 2024 AP Honor Schools (gadoe.org)

AP exams are administered by the College Board, which also administers the SAT. AP courses are one of several ways Georgia students can access college-level learning at the high school level; students who receive a 3, 4, or 5 on an AP exam may receive college credit. GaDOE began recognizing AP Honor Schools in 2008.