Students Earned AP Recognition and Distinctions

We are proud to announce that this year we had record 71 award-winning students earning various accolades from College Board.

The Advanced Placement program which was developed by the College Board annually recognizes students who perform well on multiple Advanced Placement (AP) examinations. The DAIS administration, faculty and staff are very proud to announce that our students have continued to excel during these difficult times, with a record 71 award-winning students earning various accolades from College Board. The awards include AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, AP Scholar of Distinction and the AP International Diploma. DAIS is also proud to announce that 127 AP students *(86%) received a score of three or higher during the 2021 administration of AP exams. This spring DAIS and DHS had 148 students participating in AP exams completing a school record, 312 exams. The DAIS family is proud of these accomplishments.

The AP Scholar award is granted to students who receive a three or higher on three or more AP exams. These twenty-three students listed below from DAIS and DHS earned AP Scholar designation:

Chen; Jiaze Liu; Vicky Z. Wang; Zhenyu
Chen; Yiming Lu; Jazzton Wu; Yilin
Cho; Hanjun Ortega Gonzalez; Sandra Xiao; Tingyi
Feng; Kewen Pan; YuTong Xu; Charmain Z.
Kim; Jisang B. Park; Jaewoo Yang; Jiahui
Kwan; Silas Schroeder; Aya Yao; Yufan
Kwan; Yinchi Sun; Jacob Yuan; Kezhuohong
Liu; Samuel Y. van Doorn; Lev M.  

Students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams and have scores of 3 or higher on four or more AP exams earns the AP Scholar with Honor designation. Eighteen exemplary DAIS/DHS students earned this distinction:

Bai; Yitong Lin; Linda F. Wang; Xinlai
Cho; Hanna Liu; Xuanyi Wang; Xuqiao
Ci; Hao Qian; Kaiyi Xu; Kevin Renhen
Hu; Tiffany Renoldi; Maxine E. Yun; Long
Jang; Amy Y. Shi; Zhenyu Zhang; Fei
Kim; Yerim Tian; Haoliang Zhang; Yinru

The AP Scholar of Distinction is granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scored of 3 or higher on five or more exams. An impressive thirty students from Dalian American International School earned this distinguished award of merit:

Baranov; Borys Li; Haoyang Sun; Xiaotong
Bian; Raymond B. Liang; Zhiming Tai; Wai-Hin
Chan; Russel E. Liu; Yufan Tashiro; Maya S.
Cheng; Churong Lu; Jazper Tian; Fengrui
Deng; Luxiang Luo; Haoran Wei; Yifan
Gong; Nathan B. Ma; Yiyao Yu; Chen
Jang; Bowon Rohrbeck; Sarah E. Yuan; Zhiyi
Jin; Huilin Roy; Joshua C. Zhang; Amy
Kim; Yeeun Song; Helen Yukun Zhang; Ye
Lee; Maguire S. Su; Yichen Zhao; Ruixuan

The AP International Diploma is awarded to students who display exceptional achievement across a variety of disciplines by receiving a score of 3 or higher on five or more AP exams in three or more different content areas. Join us in congratulating Borys Baranov, Raymond Bian, Russell Chan, Maxine Renoldi, Sarah Rohrbeck, Joshua Roy, and “Cedric” Wai-Hin Tai who earned this prestigious honor.

DAIS/DHS AP Score Distribution

Global Comparison

DAIS and DHS students on average scored higher than all schools globally in 17 of the 18 AP exams offered at the school. DAIS and DHS performed better that other schools in China on 11 of the 18 AP exams offered.

Thank you for entrusting your child/children to our school. We look forward to facilitating challenging, collaborative, and responsive learning experiences for all our students in 2021-2022.