The Advanced Placement Program, offered at Deer Park High School, presents several AP Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. In addition to the honoree receiving an award certificate, this achievement is acknowledged on any AP score report sent to colleges the following fall.

The high school tallied an impressive 54 students who earned a 2012 AP Scholar Award throughout various categories and achieved an average score of 3.30.

Two National AP Scholars
Granted to students who received 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.

11 AP Scholars with Distinction
Granted to students who received 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.

11 AP Scholars with Honor
Granted to students who received 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.

32 AP Scholars
Granted to students who received scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.