The high school was listed on the honor roll as a platinum school, which is the highest designation
PARK CITY, Utah — Park City High School has been recognized by the College Board on its 2023 Advanced Placement Honor Roll.
PCHS was listed on the honor roll as a platinum school, which is the highest designation. To reach the platinum level, a school must meet the following criteria:
- At least 80% of the class of 2024 must experience an AP course before graduating.
- 50% of the class of 2024 must earn college credit by earning an AP score of 3.
- 15% of the class of 2024 must take a total of 5 AP classes throughout high school, with at least one taken in ninth or tenth grade.
According to data from the College Board, 84% of PCHS’s class of 2024 will experience an AP course before graduating, 76% of the class of 2024 has earned college credit by earning an AP score of 3 and 35% of the class of 2024 has taken a total of five AP classes throughout high school.
PCHS also received the 2023 AP Access Award, which is given when the percentage of underrepresented and/or low income students utilizing a school’s AP programs is the same as, or greater than, the percentage in that school’s graduating class.
According to a spokesperson for PCHS, the school offers 29 AP classes across grades 9-12. Subject matter ranges from human geography, language and literature, to physics, chemistry, psychology and math.