Female Diversity Award

2020 AP Female Diversity Award

The College Board AP® has recognized FMHS with a
Computer Science Female Diversity Award. FMHS is one of 1,119 schools in the world that are closing the gender gap and expanding young women's access to computer science coursework in AP Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science according to College Board AP . FMHS earned this award by reaching 50% or higher female examinee representation in AP computer science courses in the 2019-20 school year. FMHS is one of 20 high schools in Colorado to receive this recognition.
Congratulations to all of you for helping to make this possible. Special congratulations to instructor Robin Sommerville, the FMHS Business/ IT department (Kathalene Recker, Joe Pridy, Robin Sommerville) and our counselors (Tanya Pearce, Amanda Hawkins, Kristen Rutkowski and Sarah Day). 


Other Colorado Recipients: Coronado, Montview, Cole, Estes Park, Lake City, Mt. Vista, Northfield, Pomona, Regis Jesuit, Ridgeview, Skyline, Vail Christian, West Leadership Academy, Nederland, St. Mary's Academy, Centennial, Central, Cherry Creek, Colorado Academy. 
2020 AP data celebrations:
In 2020, FMHS had the highest percent of students enrolled in AP courses (21%) of the traditional D51 high school, giving nearly one quarter of the student body the opportunity to earn college credit.
In 2020, 66.9% of FMHS students scored a 3 or higher on their AP Exam, meaning 2 out of 3 FMHS students scored high enough on their exam to qualify for college credit (400 of 599 exams earned a 3 or better)
In 2020, FMHS gave double (599) the number AP Exams than any other D51 high school.
Over the past six years, FMHS has consistently had more students take AP Exams and more students pass AP Exams than most of the other high schools in D51.

Congratulations to all of our AP teachers (Leslie Anderson, Danny Carlson, Lisa Crabtree, Ira Creasman, Clint Davis, Sarah George, Tim Graus, Shawn Gregg, Kristen Gross, Chris Harvey, Vanessa Hayward, Jami Jones, Mitchell Main, Jeff Miller, Shanna Miller, Nina Parentice, Robin Sommerville, Brook Stockert, Nikki Sturrock, Terri Timmer, Ryan Wayt, Tammie Widhammer, Trent Wuster). Also, special thanks to Tanya Pearce for coordinating all 599 exams and Rocio Roybal for providing AP teachers with training and support.  A lot of work goes into scheduling AP courses, training for AP courses, AP testing and teaching AP courses. Thank you so much for your dedication to providing AP opportunities to all of our students! 


This is a special celebration for our entire staff - including YOU. It takes every one of us to continue a rich tradition that promotes high expectations and academic excellence!. Thank You!!