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Table 6. Percent of high schools offering Advanced Placement (AP) programs on site, by school urbanicity: 2009

  School offers an Advanced Placement (AP) program on site
  Yes   No     No data  
Total  62.6   30.3     7.1  
Urbanicity of School              
City 71.5   22.9     5.5  
Suburb 77.0   19.0     4.0  
Town 67.7   20.2 !    
Rural 47.4   45.0 !    
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate is unstable because the standard error represents more than 30 percent of the estimate.
‡ Reporting standards are not met; the standard error represents more than 50 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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