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.

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2019 Score Distributions: AP Capstone
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Research

10.7% 22.2% 43% 19.5% 4.6%

AP Seminar

7.1% 15.1% 58.9% 16.6% 2.3%
2019 Score Distributions: Arts
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Art History

11.9%

24.6%

26.6%

24.7%

12.2%

AP Music Theory

21.2% 17.9% 24.5% 23.5% 12.8%

AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

21% 31.5% 34% 10.8% 2.8%

AP Studio Art: 3-D Design

10% 22.4% 37.5% 25.7% 4.3%

AP Studio Art: Drawing

20.8% 33.3% 37% 7.8% 1.1%
2019 Score Distributions: English
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP English Language and Composition

9.9%

18.2%

26.2%

31.2%

14.5%

AP English Literature and Composition

6.2%

15.7%

27.8%

34.3%

16%

2019 Score Distributions: History & Social Science
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Comparative Government and Politics

22.4% 24.4% 19.2% 18.7% 15.3%

AP European History

11.7%

20.5%

25.9%

29.4%

12.5%

AP Human Geography

10.8%

18.2%

20.1%

16.7%

34.1%

AP Macroeconomics

19.1%

23%

16.9%

14.9%

26.2%

AP Microeconomics

24.3%

28.1%

17.2%

12%

18.4%

AP Psychology

20.5% 25.3% 18.7% 13.5% 22%

AP United States Government and Politics

12.9% 12.4% 29.8% 24.8% 20.1%

AP United States History

11.8% 18.4% 23.4% 22% 24.3%

AP World History

8.6%

18.8%

28%

28.8%

15.8%

2019 Score Distributions: Math & Computer Science
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Calculus AB

19.1% 18.7% 20.6% 23.3% 18.3%

AP Calculus BC

43% 18.5% 19.5% 13.9% 5.2%

AP Computer Science A

26.7%

21.9%

21%

11.9%

18.4%

AP Computer Science Principles

13.8% 21% 37.1% 18.8% 9.3%

AP Statistics

14.7% 18.4% 26.6% 19.3% 21%
2019 Score Distributions: Sciences
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Biology

7.2% 22.2% 35.3% 26.6% 8.8%

AP Chemistry

11.5% 16.6% 27.5% 23% 21.4%

AP Environmental Science

9.4%

25.7%

14.1%

25.4%

25.4%

AP Physics 1

6.7%

18.2%

20.5%

28.7%

25.9%

AP Physics 2

14.2%

21%

30.2%

26.2%

8.4%

AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

37.6%

22.6%

12.7%

16.6%

10.4%

AP Physics C: Mechanics

37.7%

26.7%

17.4%

10%

8.2%

2019 Score Distributions: World Languages & Cultures
Exam 5 4 3 2 1

AP Chinese Language and Culture

60.1% 14.9% 14.8% 4% 6.2%

AP French Language and Culture

16.1% 25.3% 35.7% 18.2% 4.7%

AP German Language and Culture

21% 24.2% 27.2% 19.5% 8.2%

AP Italian Language and Culture

13.6% 18.1% 34.4% 24.6% 9.3%

AP Japanese Language and Culture

45.3% 12.4% 21.6% 7.7% 13%

AP Latin

13% 19.3% 30.5% 24.1% 13%

AP Spanish Language and Culture

25.2% 34.2% 29.4% 9.5% 1.8%

AP Spanish Literature and Culture

9.5% 25% 37.7% 21.4% 6.3%

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