AP Score Distributions

See how all AP students performed on the most recent exams. The score distribution tables on this page show the percentages of 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, and 5s for each AP subject.

Check back for complete 2019 score distributions. We’ll post them throughout the summer. Percentages may change slightly as late exams are scored. Final 2019 score distributions will be available in the fall.

AP Capstone
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Research

10.8% 22.3% 43.1% 19.3% 4.5%

AP Seminar

6.8% 14.6% 59.3% 17% 2.3%
Arts
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Art History

12%

25%

26.9%

24.4%

11.7%

AP Music Theory

20.9% 18% 24.5% 23.6% 13%

AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

21% 31.5% 33.9% 10.8% 2.8%

AP Studio Art: 3-D Design

10.1% 22.5% 37.5% 25.6% 4.3%

AP Studio Art: Drawing

20.8% 33.4% 36.9% 7.8% 1.1%
English
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP English Language and Composition

10.1%

18.5%

26.5%

31.1%

13.8%

AP English Literature and Composition

6.2%

15.9%

28%

34.3%

15.6%

History & Social Science
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Comparative Government and Politics

22.2% 24.8% 19.2% 18.7% 15%

AP European History

11.7%

20.6%

26.1%

29.4%

12.2%

AP Human Geography

10.7%

18.3%

20.1%

16.9%

33.9%

AP Macroeconomics

17.6%

22.9%

17.4%

15.3%

26.9%

AP Microeconomics

22.2%

28.4%

17.8%

12.4%

19.2%

AP Psychology

20.2% 25.4% 18.8% 13.7% 22%

AP United States Government and Politics

12.9% 12.4% 29.9% 24.8% 20%

AP United States History

12.1% 18.7% 23.5% 22% 23.7%

AP World History

8.7%

19%

28.3%

28.9%

15.1%

Math & Computer Science
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Calculus AB

18.9% 18.8% 20.6% 23.4% 18.3%

AP Calculus BC

43.2% 18.5% 19.8% 13.6% 4.9%

AP Computer Science A

27%

22.1%

20.8%

11.8%

18.3%

AP Computer Science Principles

13.6% 21.1% 38% 19% 8.3%

AP Statistics

14.5% 18% 26.7% 19.7% 21.1%
Sciences
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Biology

7.1% 22.1% 35.4% 26.7% 8.7%

AP Chemistry

10.7% 16.2% 27.7% 23.6% 21.8%

AP Environmental Science

9.5%

25.9%

14.2%

25.5%

24.9%

AP Physics 1

6.2%

17.8%

20.6%

29.3%

26.1%

AP Physics 2

12.6%

19.8%

31.1%

27.8%

8.7%

AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

35.9%

27.2%

18%

10.4%

8.4%

AP Physics C: Mechanics

34.6%

22.6%

13.9%

17.8%

11.1%

World Languages & Cultures
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Chinese Language and Culture

57.2% 14.8% 16.3% 4.6% 7.1%

AP French Language and Culture

15.5% 25.1% 36.1% 18.5% 4.8%

AP German Language and Culture

18.4% 23.9% 28.2% 20.8% 8.7%

AP Italian Language and Culture

11.8% 17.7% 35.1% 25.9% 9.5%

AP Japanese Language and Culture

38.2% 12.8% 24% 9.2% 15.8%

AP Latin

13.1% 19.3% 30.7% 24.1% 12.8%

AP Spanish Language and Culture

24.9% 34.6% 29.5% 9.3% 1.7%

AP Spanish Literature and Culture

9.1% 24.4% 38.4% 21.9% 6.2%

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