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Table 4. Percent of high schools offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses, by distribution of students at the school enrolled in AP courses and school urbanicity: 2009

  Percent of student body enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses
  Zero     1 to 5   6 to 15   16 to 25     26+     No data    
Total  27.72     15.38   24.04   14.04     10.52     8.30    
                                 
Urbanicity of School                                
City 18.76     9.23   23.00   23.13     16.98     8.89    
Suburb 14.90 !   12.93   27.61   19.21     18.79     6.56    
Town 29.61 !   18.24   26.73   13.96 !   8.06 !   3.40 !  
Rural 39.06 !   18.86   21.41   6.26     3.37 !   11.04    
                                 
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate is unstable because the standard error represents more than 30 percent of the estimate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), “Base Year School File, 2009.”


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