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AP exam participation: Henry County
AP exam participation: Henry 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 Henry County, 1,933 students took 3,018 AP exams in 2014, and 1,309 of those exams earned passing scores.

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

Dutchtown HS
211 students took 323 exams
103 passing scores

Eagle's Landing HS
187 students took 272 exams
104 passing scores

Henry County HS
100 students took 115 exams
12 passing scores

Locust Grove HS
100 students took 126 exams
60 passing scores

Luella HS
221 students took 358 exams
133 passing scores

Ola HS
285 students took 465 exams
268 passing scores

Stockbridge HS
186 students took 274 exams
67 passing scores

Union Grove HS
404 students took 738 exams
411 passing scores

Woodland HS
239 students took 347 exams
151 passing scores