For the fourth consecutive year, Marietta High School (MHS) has earned recognition as an Advanced Placement (AP) Honor School.
MHS earned Georgia Department of Education recognition as an AP Access & Support School based on the results of 2011-2012 AP classes and exams. AP Access & Support Schools: Schools with percent of AP test takers that are African-American or Hispanic and at least 30% of all AP exams scoring three or higher.
“We are proud to be recognized as a school promoting high-level coursework access for all our students,” said Leigh Colburn, MHS principal.
“Enrollment in the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement classes continues to grow each year and we believe this exposure to rigorous standards better prepares our students to meet the demands of college and the workforce. This recognition affirms the high expectations we hold for our students and staff.”
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses are available in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language and fine arts at Marietta High School.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is a rigorous academic program leading to examinations for students in grades nine through twelve. Career Pathways offer challenging applied academics and vocational studies in collaboration with area technical institutes.