See how all AP students performed on the most recent exams

View 2018 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 2018 score distributions will be available in the fall. Download a PDF version of the 2017 score distributions (.pdf/571KB).

AP Capstone

AP Capstone Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Research 11.4% 23.8% 40.2% 19.6% 5%
Seminar 7.9% 16.7% 57.6% 15.4% 2.4%

Arts

Arts Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Art History 12.8% 24.3% 27.6% 25.5% 9.8%
Music Theory 22.5% 18.9% 24.6% 22.4% 11.6%
Studio Art: 2-D Design 18% 31% 35.8% 12.2% 3%
Studio Art: 3-D Design 11.4% 23.6% 34.2% 26.3% 4.5%
Studio Art: Drawing 22.4% 31.8% 35.5% 9% 1.3%

English

English Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
English Language and Composition 10.6% 17.8% 29% 29.3% 13.3%
English Literature and Composition 5.6% 14.6% 27.2% 36.1% 16.5%

History & Social Science

History & Social Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Comparative Government and Politics 20.6% 22.5% 19.8% 20.9% 16.2%
European History 11.8% 20% 25.6% 30.4% 12.2%
Human Geography 12.9% 19.8% 21.6% 17% 28.7%
Macroeconomics 18.2% 22.5% 16.7% 17.3% 25.3%
Microeconomics 19.2% 28% 20.2% 15.8% 16.8%
Psychology 21.1% 26.3% 18.3% 14.5% 19.8%
United States Government and Politics 13.4% 13.3% 26.5% 24.5% 22.3%
United States History 10.4% 18.2% 22.5% 23.1% 25.8%
World History 8.7% 19.8% 27.7% 28.7% 15.1%

Math & Computer Science

Math & Computer Science Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Calculus AB 19% 17.3% 21.2% 22.4% 20.1%
Calculus BC 40.3% 19% 21% 14.6% 5.1%
Computer Science A 24.7% 21.3% 21.7% 11.8% 20.5%
Computer Science Principles 14.4% 21.6% 36.7% 19.7% 7.6%
Statistics 14.1% 21.3% 25.2% 16.1% 23.3%

Sciences

Sciences Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Biology 7.1% 21.5% 32.9% 28.5% 10%
Chemistry 12.6% 17.3% 25% 24.1% 21%
Environmental Science 8.5% 23.9% 15.1% 26.1% 26.4%
Physics 1 5.2% 15% 19.5% 29.1% 31.2%
Physics 2 11.2% 14.8% 34.9% 30.6% 8.5%
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 35% 23.1% 13.7% 17.3% 10.9%
Physics C: Mechanics 28.6% 27.6% 20.5% 13.1% 10.2%

World Languages & Cultures

World Languages & Cultures Exam Score Distribution
Exam 5 4 3 2 1
Chinese Language and Culture 65.8% 11.7% 13.3% 3.9% 5.3%
French Language and Culture 15.9% 25.7% 35.3% 18.6% 4.5%
German Language and Culture 19% 22.7% 27.1% 23.3% 7.9%
Italian Language and Culture 16.1% 18.1% 33.3% 22.2% 10.3%
Japanese Language and Culture 48.6% 9.3% 19.4% 8.4% 14.3%
Latin 14.5% 20.1% 32.2% 22.8% 10.4%
Spanish Language and Culture 23.2% 35% 30.1% 10.4% 1.3%
Spanish Literature and Culture 9.2% 24.1% 36.8% 22.1% 7.8%