AR AIMS RESULTS 2012-2013

AR AIMS Results 2012-2013: 

AR AIMS Results 2012-2013

 

PREVIOUS RESULTS:

AR AIMS 2011-2012 Results

Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science – The 2012 AP Math, Science, and English: Data Analysis and Impact on the State of Arkansas Career and College Readiness Agenda:

Long Term Trends: Since 2009, Arkansas has been involved with National Math and Science and Arkansas AIMS. During that time, it has lifted the entire state to a national leader in academic rigor and excellence. Over the past 4 years, Arkansas has been:

– 4th in the US in percent increases in students receiving a qualifying score on AP Math, Science, and English exams.
– 2nd in the US in percent increases in African-American and Hispanic students receiving a qualifying score on an AP Math, Science and English exam.
– 1st in the US in percent increases in African-American and Hispanic students receiving a qualifying score on an AP Math and Science exam.

2012 Results: The AR Department of Education reported a total 63,152 juniors and seniors in 271 Arkansas public high schools taking an AP Math, Science, or English exam. Arkansas AIMS accounts for 14% (39) of all the schools and 28% (17,740 students). When compared to the rest of the state of Arkansas, in 2012 the AR AIMS schools accounted for –
– 41% of all students taking an AP MSE exam and 43% of all qualifying scores.
– 47% of all students taking an AP Science exam and 51% of all qualifying scores.
– 43% of all students taking an AP Math exam and 43% of all qualifying scores.
– 40% of all students taking an AP English exam and 40% of all qualifying scores.
– 51% of African-American and Hispanic students taking an AP MSE exam and 55% of all qualifying scores.
– 55% of African-American and Hispanic students taking an AP Science exam and 65% of all qualifying scores.
– 53% of African-American and Hispanic students taking an AP Math exam and 54% of all qualifying scores.
– 50% of African-American and Hispanic students taking an AP English exam and 53% of all qualifying scores.
– An Arkansas AIMS school can expect to have a 62% increase in students taking an AP MSE exam and a 56% increase in QS which is 8-9 times the state average.

AAIMS 2010 – 2011 Results

  • 36,421 total AP exams taken with 10,949 qualifying scores (30.1%) in 2010-11
  • AP students took an average of 1.7 AP exams in 2010-11
  • The numbers above represent a five –year overall increase of 32% in students taking an AP exam and a 46% increase in students receiving qualifying scores (2007-2011)
  • African American AP exams taken increased 8.1% from 2009-10 with an increase of 15.4% receiving qualifying scores
  • Hispanic AP exams taken increased 22% from 2009-10 with an increase of 12.4% receiving qualifying scores
  • AAIMS’ 31 Program schools represent only 10% of all public high schools in Arkansas yet AAIMS:
  • Accounted for 39% of all qualifying scores in AP math, science, and English in 2010-11 (2,580 out of 6600 qualifying scores)
  • Accounted for 45% of all Female qualifying scores in AP math, science, and English in 2010-11 (457 out of 1,022 qualifying scores)
  • Accounted for 54% of all African American and Hispanic qualifying scores in AP math, science, and English in 2010-11 (274 out of 510 qualifying scores)
  • Accounted for 43% of all Low Income qualifying scores in AP math, science, and English in 2010-11 (1,243 out of 2,863 qualifying scores)
  • Accounted for 66% of the entire state’s increase in math and science Exams (increased by 240 from 871 to 1111 and the state increased 365 from 2137 to 2502)
  • Accounted for 62% of the entire state’s increase in math and science Exams by African Americans and Hispanics (90 out of a total of 146)
  • AAIMS program schools average a 53% increase in qualifying scores for all students in their first year of participation in the incentive program
  • AAIMS program schools average a 102% increase in qualifying scores for African Americans and Hispanics in their first year of participation in the incentive program
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