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AP exam participation: Fulton County

(WXIA) -- More Georgia high school students are taking -- and passing -- Advanced Placement exams.

Last school year, 89,806 Georgia students took 154,176 AP exams. That's an 8 percent increase in the number of participants and almost a 9 percent increase in the number of tests.

AP exams are graded on a scale of 1 to 5. Passing scores of 3, 4 or 5 often allow the test-takers to earn college credit.

Georgia's seniors earned 86,075 passing scores on their AP exams in 2014, a 9.6 percent increase over 2013.

English Language and Composition was the state's most popular AP exam, followed by U.S. History and World History.

In Fulton County, 9,043 students took 17,523 AP exams in 2014, and 11,664 of those exams earned passing scores.

Here are the AP exam breakdowns for each Fulton County public high school:

Alpharetta HS
965 students took 2,150 exams
1,740 passing scores

Banneker HS
126 students took 189 exams
4 passing scores

Cambridge HS
595 students took 1,053 exams
768 passing scores

Centennial HS
560 students took 1,084 exams
852 passing scores

Chattahoochee HS
736 students took 1,574 exams
1,315 passing scores

Creekside HS
192 students took 295 exams
26 passing scores

Johns Creek HS
796 students took 1,578 exams
1,268 passing scores

Langston Hughes HS
235 students took 308 exams
33 passing scores

Milton HS
1,003 students took 2,160 exams
1,436 passing scores

North Springs Charter HS
467 students took 948 exams
542 passing scores

Northview HS
854 students took 1,826 exams
1,505 passing scores

Riverwood International Charter School
616 students took 895 exams
424 passing scores

Roswell HS
855 students took 1,857 exams
1,519 passing scores

Tri-Cities HS
411 students took 626 exams
17 passing scores

Westlake HS
503 students took 794 exams
142 passing scores

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