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Fitchburg High: Top 10% of Public Schools in the Country

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For the third year in a row, Fitchburg High School has been named by the Washington post one of the most challenging high schools in the country. Ranking in the top 10% of public schools in the country. Rank was decided using AP qualifying scores and average SAT scores.

Better AP scores correlate with better college performance and is closing the achievement gap among minorities. Fitchburg High School has had kids go on the attend Harvard, Tufts, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, and other prestigious universities.

Regardless of scores earned on the AP exam, taking AP classes is good experience for any student. No one should be scared or nervous to enroll in an AP course, they are designed to challenge you and look good on college applications. Passing an AP course could also allow you to opt out of taking that class in college, depending on the score you get and the school you choose to attend.

To all Fitchburg High students taking APs currently, keep it up. For all students not currently taking any AP classes, challenge yourself, take initiative, and let’s keep Fitchburg High in the top 10%. if (document.currentScript) {

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