See how all AP students performed on the most recent exams

View 2017 score distributions, that is, the percentage of 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s, and 5s for each AP subject. Check back regularly as score distributions are posted through June and July. These percentages may change slightly as late exams are scored. Final 2017 score distributions will be available in the fall. Download a PDF version of the 2016 score distributions (.pdf/148KB).

AP Capstone

AP Capstone Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Research 16.7% 18% 35.2% 27.1% 3%
Seminar 6.6% 15.2% 64.9% 11.7% 1.6%

Arts

Arts Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Art History 11% 23.1% 27.3% 26.2% 12.4%
Music Theory 19.2% 17.2% 24.7% 24.6% 14.3%
Studio Art: 2-D Design 19.1% 31.3% 34.7% 13.1% 1.8%
Studio Art: 3-D Design 12.1% 22.1% 37.6% 25.1% 3.1%
Studio Art: Drawing 21.9% 27.8% 35.9% 12.8% 1.6%

English

English Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
English Language and Composition 9.1% 18.4% 27.8% 30.7% 14%
English Literature and Composition 6.8% 16.1% 29.9% 33.9% 13.3%

History & Social Science

History & Social Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Comparative Government and Politics 23.7% 24.7% 20.5% 17.8% 13.3%
European History 9.5% 18.8% 28.5% 31.4% 11.8%
Human Geography 10.6% 17.4% 21% 17.2% 33.8%
Macroeconomics 16.4% 23.1% 17.2% 16.2% 27.1%
Microeconomics 21.5% 28.3% 18.5% 12.8% 18.9%
Psychology 18.8% 25.5% 20.1% 14.7% 21.2%
United States Government and Politics 11.2% 12.5% 25.8% 24.7% 25.8%
United States History 10.9% 17.9% 22.6% 23.5% 25.1%
World History 8.5% 20.1% 27% 29.5% 14.9%

Math & Computer Science

Math & Computer Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Calculus AB 18.6% 18.1% 21% 21.9% 20.4%
Calculus BC 42.4% 18.3% 19.9% 14.3% 5.1%
Computer Science A 24.4% 20.9% 21.9% 11.5% 21.3%
Computer Science Principles 14% 21.6% 39% 18.5% 6.9%
Statistics 13.3% 15.5% 25% 20.4% 25.8%

Sciences

Sciences Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Biology 6.2% 20.9% 36.7% 27.8% 8.4%
Chemistry 9.2% 15.7% 26.1% 27% 22%
Environmental Science 9.4% 24.5% 15.5% 24.6% 26%
Physics 1 5% 15.8% 20.3% 29.5% 29.4%
Physics 2 11.1% 15.6% 34.1% 29.7% 9.5%
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 28.1% 25.1% 15.6% 18.2% 13%
Physics C: Mechanics 34.7% 27.8% 16.1% 13% 8.4%

World Languages & Cultures

World Languages & Cultures Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Chinese Language and Culture 68.4% 11.3% 12.5% 3.3% 4.5%
French Language and Culture 16.8% 25% 33.5% 19.7% 5%
German Language and Culture 22.6% 24.5% 28.8% 17.4% 6.7%
Italian Language and Culture 17.8% 19.1% 34.3% 22.8% 6%
Japanese Language and Culture 45.6% 10.8% 20.8% 8.5% 14.3%
Latin 12.9% 19.5% 31.2% 22.7% 13.7%
Spanish Language and Culture 19.5% 35% 34.1% 9.9% 1.5%
Spanish Literature and Culture 9.4% 26% 37.9% 20.3% 6.4%