Two hundred-fifty Savannah-Chatham County Public School students have been named AP Scholars based on their scores on College Board Advanced Placement tests at the end of this past school year. The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams by scoring a three or higher on three or more AP exams. The SCCPSS students recognized with this designation attend Jenkins High, Islands High, New Hampstead High and Savannah Arts Academy. That number includes:
- 58 AP Scholars 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
- 76 AP Scholars 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
- 16 National AP Scholars, granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams
- 4 AP Capstone Diploma recipients, granted to students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on 4 additional AP Exams of their choosing.
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools had 242 students named AP Scholars in 2019.