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Saint Bernard School Named To AP School Honor Roll

Posted on January 10, 2024 in: School News

Saint Bernard School Named To AP School Honor Roll

College Board announced that Saint Bernard School has been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning Silver Distinction.

The AP® School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering results for students while broadening access. Schools can earn this recognition annually based on criteria that reflect a commitment to increasing college-going culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness.

Saint Bernard School had 54% of seniors who took at least one AP exam during high school, 45% of seniors scoring a three or higher on at least one AP exam, and 5% of seniors who took five or more AP exams during high school!


Saint Bernard School by the Numbers in 2022-2023

Graduation Rate for Class of 2023: 100%

National Merit Commended Students in the Class of 2023: 1

Number of AP, Honor and Distinction Scholars for Class of 2023: 13

AP Classes offered: 16

Graduating seniors, class of 2023: 64

“Saint Bernard School has maintained its reputation of academic excellence since its inception in 1956. That tradition continues today,” said Don Macrino, Head of School at Saint Bernard.  “Advanced Placement classes provide students with an authentic level of rigor that will be experienced at the university level, thus preparing students soundly for the college experience.”

“AP represents an opportunity for students to stand out to colleges, earn college credit and placement, and potentially boost their grade point averages,” said Trevor Packer, head of the AP program.  “The schools have shown that they can expand access to these college-level courses and still drive high performance – they represent the best of our AP program.”

Saint Bernard School is a Catholic coed, college-preparatory school for grades 6-12, located in Uncasville, Connecticut. It is co-sponsored by the Diocese of Norwich and the Xaverian Brothers and welcomes students of all faith backgrounds who value academic excellence, personal and spiritual growth, and a commitment to community.

College Board’s Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) enables students to pursue college-level studies—with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both—while still in high school. Through AP courses in 38 subjects, each culminating in a challenging exam, students learn to think critically, construct solid arguments, and see many sides of an issue—skills that prepare them for college and beyond.

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