See how all AP students performed on the most recent exams

View 2016 score distributions, that is, the percentage of 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, and 5s for each AP subject. Download a PDF version of the score distributions (.pdf/148KB).

AP Capstone

AP Capstone Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Research 11.6% 16.3% 39.3% 30.8% 2.0%
Seminar 6.6% 12.6% 53.8% 21.8% 5.2%

Arts

Arts Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Art History 11.0% 22.6% 27.8% 27.5% 11.1%
Music Theory 18.2% 17.3% 24.1% 26% 14.4%
Studio Art: 2-D Design 14.4% 33% 35% 15.5% 2.2%
Studio Art: 3-D Design 13.2% 25.7% 35.8% 22.3% 2.9%
Studio Art: Drawing 17% 27.2% 38.8% 14.6% 2.4%

English

English Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
English Language and Composition 10.7% 17.6% 27.1% 32.1% 12.6%
English Literature and Composition 7.4% 17.8% 29.4% 33.4% 12%

History & Social Science

History & Social Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Comparative Government and Politics 20.5% 21.2% 20.4% 21.5% 16.4%
European History 7.4% 16% 29.2% 35.1% 12.3%
Human Geography 11.9% 20.1% 19.8% 19.1% 29%
Macroeconomics 17.4% 23.4% 16.1% 17% 26%
Microeconomics 17.8% 27.5% 22% 13.7% 19%
Psychology 19.1% 26.1% 19.1% 14.2% 21.6%
United States Government and Politics 12.3% 13.5% 24.9% 24% 25.2%
United States History 11.9% 17.9% 22.5% 23.3% 24.3%
World History 6.6% 15.6% 29.4% 28.7% 19.7%

Math & Computer Science

Math & Computer Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Calculus AB 24.8% 17.3% 17.4% 9.7% 30.7%
Calculus BC 48.5% 15.4% 17.2% 5.8% 13.2%
Computer Science A 20.8% 20.5% 23.1% 12.5% 23.1%
Statistics 14.3% 21.7% 24.9% 15.5% 23.5%

Sciences

Sciences Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Biology 6.6% 21% 33.6% 28.8% 10.1%
Chemistry 10.5% 15.6% 27.5% 24.8% 21.6%
Environmental Science 7.6% 23.2% 14.8% 25.8% 28.6%
Physics 1 4.6% 14% 21.2% 30.2% 30%
Physics 2 9.5% 17% 34.9% 30.6% 8.1%
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 34.6% 22.7% 13.2% 17.9% 11.6%
Physics C: Mechanics 32.3% 27% 18.1% 13.1% 9.5%

World Languages & Cultures

World Languages & Cultures Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Chinese Language and Culture 62.8% 16.4% 14.4% 2.7% 3.7%
French Language and Culture 17.6% 26.5% 32.5% 18.5% 4.9%
German Language and Culture 21.4% 22.5% 27% 20.6% 8.5%
Italian Language and Culture 22.4% 18.8% 30.9% 19.9% 8.1%
Japanese Language and Culture 51.8% 7.6% 19.8% 6.4% 14.4%
Latin 12.7% 20.8% 32.1% 22.9% 11.5%
Spanish Language and Culture 27.8% 34.7% 26.9% 9.2% 1.4%
Spanish Literature and Culture 8.8% 24.3% 36.9% 22.5% 7.6%