University School of Milwaukee leads Wisconsin in Advanced Placement (AP) success. In the past five years, USM has consistently produced some of the highest numbers of students in the state recognized in the top categories of AP scholarship: the National Scholars and Scholars with Distinction.
The two-year school-wide passing rate (3+) for all AP Tests is 86%. Roughly 99% of students who take AP courses take the corresponding AP exam. Overall, our students took a total of 435 exams in 20 subjects in the 2019-20 school year.