AP Recognition and Distinctions

This year we have 55 award-winning students who performed well on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations.

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 despite the difficult testing circumstances and late-night exam administrations, we have 55 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 125 AP students (84%) received a score of three or higher during the 2020 administration of AP exams. This spring DAIS and DHA had 148 students participating in AP exams completing a school record, 285 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-five students listed below from Dalian American International School/Huamei Academy (DAIS) earned AP Scholar designation:

Bian; Raymond B. Liu; Shuhan Sun; Xiaotong
Cheng; Churong Liu; Yufan Tai; Wai-Hin
Ci; Hao Liu; Zhiru Wang; Xuqiao
Cong; ZiChao Luan; Zeyue Yu; Chen
Hu; Tiffany Ma; Yiyao Zhang; Dongcheng
Hu; Zixin Qu; Zhiming Zhang; Yiran
Jin; Huilin Renoldi; Maxine E. Zhao; Ruixuan
Lee; Hudson Roy; Joshua C.  
Liang; Zhiming Sun; Haochen  

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 earn the AP Scholar with Honor. Ten exemplary DAIS students earned this distinction:

Baranov; Borys Song; Helen Yukun Yuan; Zhiyi
Chan; Russel E. Su; Yichen Zhang; Ye
Hong; Chun Kit Tian; Weiyue  
Kim; Yerim Yang; Jincheng  

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. Twenty students from Dalian American International School earned this distinguished award of merit:

Fuelling; Nina I. Liu; Tianze Tian; Fengrui
Gong; Nathan B. Liu; Wenjun Tsai; Yu-Tung
Jo; HuiSeong Liu; Wenlu Wang; Xiaoqiao
Lee; Maguire S. Lu; Jazper Wei; Yifan
Li; Chenyang Moran; Henry J. Zhang; Amy
Li; Haoyang Park; Sun Woo Zhang; Yunmeng
Lising; Abigail P. Schroeder; Nicholas I.  

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 Nathan Gong, Nina Fuelling, Jazper Lu and HuiSeong Jo who earned this prestigious honor.

The pictures above show the score distribution for all AP exams taken in 2020. DAIS and Huamei Academy students on average scored higher than all schools globally in 17 of the 18 AP exams offered at the school. DAIS and Huamei Academy performed better that other schools in China on 11 of the 18 AP exams offered at the school.