Each year, the Advanced Placement (AP) Program of the College Board recognizes students who have demonstrated significant achievement on AP Exams through the AP Scholar Awards. Based on May 2019 AP exam scores, 99 Tyler ISD students earned 111 AP Scholar Awards, including 12 National AP Scholar Awards. The 2019 scores mark an increase from 2018 where 95 students earned 103 AP Scholar Awards.
In 2019, 48 Tyler ISD students were named an AP Scholar, 16 students were named AP Scholars with Honor and 35 students (up from 25 in 2018) received AP Scholars with Distinction. Most notably, 12 students (up from eight in 2018) were honored as 2019 National AP Scholars.
2019 National AP Scholar Students