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BHS AP Achievement Recognition Cord

Boulder High School is proud of our Advanced Placement (AP) Focus Program. Students who meet the criteria listed below will earn an AP Achievement Recognition Cord that will be presented to them at graduation. This AP Cord is a source of pride for many of our graduates and a source of encouragement for students to commit to a rigorous course of study.

Please visit the Boulder High School AP Focus Program Website for details about the AP program offered at our school. 

If you have any questions about the AP Program, please contact BHS AP Test Coordinator, Marianne Chavez at  marianne.chavez@bvsd.org.

BHS Advanced Placement (AP) Achievement Recognition Cord

To be eligible for a BHS AP Achievement Recognition Cord, students must qualify for one of the following AP Scholar Awards from College Board before May 1 of their graduation year: 

  • AP Scholar
    Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
  • AP Scholar with Honor
    Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
  • AP Scholar with Distinction
    Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
  • AP International Diploma (APID)
    Visit APID to see the criteria for this award.

Students do not need to apply for this award. College Board sends us a list of award recipients every fall. More information on these awards is available on the College Board website: Qualifying for an AP Scholar Award.

How do I find out if I received an AP award?

If you’ve earned and AP Scholar Award, it will be listed on your score report starting in July. Log in to your College Board account to view your score report.