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Rutgers Prep Class of 2017



NJ 2017 HS Graduates



US 2017 HS Graduates



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Advanced Placement Program

21 AP courses were offered to the Rutgers Prep Class of 2017.

RPS students are encouraged to challenge themselves with AP coursework when appropriate; in 2017, 417 AP exams were administered to RPS students on campus.

In 2017, 196 RPS students, or 67% of students in grades 10-12, opted to sit for an AP exam.

2017 National Advanced Placement Recognition

39% of all RPS students sitting for an AP exam in 2017 qualified as an AP Scholar

37 Students were named AP Scholars with distinction (scored 3 or higher on 5 or more APs, 3.5 average)

18 Students were named AP Scholars with Honor (scored 3 or higher on 4 or more APs, 3.25 average)

21 Students named AP Scholars (scored 3 or higher on 3 or more APs)

6 Students were named AP National Scholars (scored 4 or higher on 8 or more APs, 4 average)

Academic Recognition and Application Process

More than 100 colleges and universities send representatives to Rutgers Prep annually to meet personally with our graduating students.

In recent years, Bucknell University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, and Purdue University have each selected Rutgers Prep to host their central New Jersey regional evening program for prospective students.

86% of seniors applied to at least one college through an early action, early decision, or priority application program.

84% of last year's seniors had good news in their pocket before they headed home on winter break (meaning they had received at least one offer of admission as a result of filing an application through an early or rolling admissions plan).

72% of last year's seniors are attending their first or second choice college or university.

Average number of applications filed per student—8.8

Additional Honors and Awards

2017: 9 National Merit Program Commended Students:

Ikbal Ahluwalia ‘18, Peter Bartalis ‘18, David Chen ‘18, James Hampson ‘18, Varun Kadikar ‘18, Nikhil Lahiri ‘18, Sachin Mathew ‘18, Dhruthi Reddy ‘18, Arthi Vaidyanathan ‘18

2017: Tabetha Kiraz ‘19 received first place in a national essay competition for her essay entitled “Bilingualism and You”

2017: Tadhg Brady ‘19 and Richard Xiang ‘20 were both accepted into the NJ All-State Mixed Chorus, while Divya Gowravaram ‘18 will perform in the NJ All-State Treble Chorus.

2015: ACDA National High School Choir: Ashley Avicolli, Monica Krishna

2015: NJ All State Women's Choir Chorus: Ashley Avicolli, Gita Ganti

2014: ACDA Eastern Division High School Choir: Ashley Avicolli, Monica Krishna

2014: NJ All State High School Mixed Chorus: Ty Gardner, Rithvik Kondai, Monica Krishna

2013: NJ All State High School Mixed Chorus: Ashley Avicolli


NJSIAA State Championships
Baseball – 2013
Boys Lacrosse – 2013
Girls Basketball – 2016, 2017

NJSIAA Sectional Championships
Baseball – 2013
Girls Basketball – 2016

Somerset County Championships
Girls Basketball – 2015, 2016, 2017
Baseball – 2017

NJISAA State Championships
Boys Basketball – 2012
Girls Basketball – 2012
Boys Lacrosse – 2013
Baseball – 2016

Skyland Conference Championships
Boys Basketball – Delaware Division – 2015
Boys Tennis – Raritan Division – 2015, 2016, 2017
Volleyball – Raritan Division – 2015
Girls Basketball – Delaware Division – 2016, 2017

Academic All Americans
Thomas Smith - 2015
Brad Hagan - 2011
Adam Schlauch - 2011