AP Computer Science Performance Task and Scoring Information Archive

Download sample student responses, scoring guidelines, and scoring distributions.

Note: These tables include samples and notes related to the Explore performance task as well as a prior version of the Create performance task. Starting with the 2021 exam, the through-course assessment will consist of an updated version of the Create performance task only—there will be no Explore performance task.

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2019: Sample Responses and Scoring Guidelines
Explore – Sample Responses

Create – Sample Responses

Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Explore A: Artifact
Explore A: Written response

Explore B: Artifact
Explore B: Written response

Explore C: Artifact
Explore C: Written response

Explore D: Artifact
Explore D: Written response

Explore E: Artifact
Explore E: Written response

Explore F: Artifact
Explore F: Written response

Explore G: Artifact
Explore G: Written response

Explore H: Artifact
Explore H: Written response

Explore I: Artifact
Explore I: Written response

Explore J: Artifact
Explore J: Written response

Create A: Video
Create A: Written response

Create B: Video
Create B: Written response

Create C: Video
Create C: Written response

Create D: Video
Create D: Written response

Create E: Video
Create E: Written response

Create F: Video
Create F: Written response

Create G: Video
Create G: Written response

Create H: Video
Create H: Written response

Create I: Video
Create I: Written response

Create J: Video
Create J: Written response

Create and Explore: Scoring Guidelines and Notes
2018: Sample Responses and Scoring Guidelines

Explore – Sample Responses

Create – Sample Responses

Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Commentary

Explore A: Artifact
Explore A: Written response

Explore B: Artifact
Explore B: Written response

Explore C: Artifact
Explore C: Written response

Explore D: Artifact
Explore D: Written response

Explore E: Artifact
Explore E: Written response

Explore F: Artifact
Explore F: Written response

Explore G: Artifact
Explore G: Written response

Explore H: Artifact
Explore H: Written response

Explore I: Artifact
Explore I: Written response

Explore J: Artifact
Explore J: Written response

Create A: Video
Create A: Written response

Create B: Video
Create B: Written response

Create C: Video
Create C: Written response

Create D: Video
Create D: Written response

Create E: Video
Create E: Written response

Create F: Video
Create F: Written response

Create G: Video
Create G: Written response

Create H: Video
Create H: Written response

Create I: Video
Create I: Written response

Create J: Video 
Create J: Written response

Explore: Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Create: Scoring Guidelines and Notes

 

Explore: Commentary

Create: Commentary

Score Distributions

 

2017: Sample Responses and Scoring Guidelines Scored with the 2018 Rubric

Explore – Sample Responses

Create – Sample Responses

Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Commentary

Explore A: Artifact
Explore A: Written response

Explore B: Artifact
Explore B: Written response

Explore C: Artifact
Explore C: Written response

Explore D: Artifact
Explore D: Written response

Explore E: Artifact
Explore E: Written response

Create A: Video
Create A: Written response

Create B: Video
Create B: Written response

Create C: Video
Create C: Written response

Create D: Video
Create D: Written response

Create E: Video
Create E: Written response

Create F: Video
Create F: Written response

Create G: Video
Create G: Written response

Create H: Video
Create H: Written response

Create I: Video
Create I: Written response

Create J: Video
Create J: Written response

Explore: Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Create: Scoring Guidelines and Notes

Explore: Commentary

Create: Commentary

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