Should Teachers Change Students’ Grades Based on their AP Test Scores?

“It’s not fair because not everyone takes the test and we cannot mandate everyone to take the test because it costs money and the school cannot pay for everyone. Until we can ensure that all students have an equitable opportunity to take the test it’s not a question.”

Mrs. Tigerman

teacher

“I think that AP students should benefit from good AP exam scores, because the whole point of an AP class is to do well on the AP exam.”

Stephanie Wong

senior

“I believe it is fair to increase one’s grade based on the AP exam. It shows the level of improvement, and willingness to excel.”

Samantha Jewell

senior

“I believe it is fair to increase one’s grade based on the AP exam. It shows the level of improvement, and willingness to excel.”

Caitlin Hipona

junior

“There’s pros and cons to it. If you mess up on the test really badly it could really hurt you after you’ve worked hard all year. It would also be good because it could save your grade.”

Elena Lottich

sophomore

“If it helps students with their grades then it’s a reasonable practice.”

Jinein Dirbas

freshman

 

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