What Does “AP Scholar With Distinction” Mean?

An AP Scholar with Distinction is a student who received an average score of 3.5 on all Advanced Placement exams taken and a score of 3 or higher on five or more exams. The AP Scholar program is a College Board recognition for high school students who take AP exams.

Other AP Scholar designations include the AP Scholar, who has scored a 3 or higher on three AP exams, and the AP Scholar with Honor, who is a student who has scored a 3 or higher on four AP exams and has an overall average score of 3.25 for all exams taken.