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    Percentage of seniors at area high schools who took AP classes in 2010

    State data for area high schools showed a wide range in the percentage of seniors in the class of 2010 who took at least one Advanced Placement exam during their high school career:

    SCHOOL NAMEPERCENT OF STUDENTS
    Abington High33
    Avon Middle High27
    Braintree High32
    B B Russell Alternative (Brockton)0
    Lincoln Alternative (Brockton)0
    Brockton High10
    Brockton Champion High0
    Canton High23
    Carver Middle/High29
    Cohasset Middle/High67
    Dedham High30
    Duxbury High65
    East Bridgewater High36
    Oliver Ames High
    (Easton)
    48
    Foxborough High35
    Hanover High42
    Holbrook Jr/Sr High32
    Hull High34
    Mansfield High29
    Marshfield High38
    Middleborough High22
    Milton High63
    Norton High44
    Norwell High56
    Norwood High22
    Pembroke High26
    Plymouth North High29
    Plymouth South High20
    Quincy High16
    North Quincy High39
    Randolph High36
    Rockland Senior High31
    Scituate High45
    Sharon High66
    Stoughton High26
    Walpole High32
    West Wareham
    Academy
    0
    Wareham Cooperative Junior/Senior High3
    Wareham Senior High33
    West Bridgewater Jr/Sr53
    Westwood High51
    Weymouth High14
    Foxborough Regional Charter74
    South Shore Charter Public (Norwell)4
    Bridgewater-Raynham Reg.20
    Apponequet Regional (Freetown-Lakeville)32
    Old Rochester Reg. High (Mattapoisett)22
    Silver Lake Reg. High (Kingston)30
    Whitman Hanson
    Regional
     
    32
    Blue Hills Reg. Voc Tech (Canton)0
    Bristol-Plymouth Voc Tech6
    Old Colony Reg. Voc. Tech (Rochester)0
    Southeastern Reg. Voc. Tech (Easton)0
    South Shore Voc. Tech (Hanover)0
    Norfolk County Agr (Walpole)0

    Note: The numbers include students who transferred into a school and had already taken an AP exam somewhere else.

    SOURCE: Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education