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Scores

After AP Exams are scored at the AP Reading each June, AP score reports are provided to students, their schools and their prospective colleges in July. Learn more about scores through the links below.

  • Online Scores for Schools & Districts: Learn about the Online Reports for Educators website and the different types of score reports available to schools and districts.
  • Online Scores for Students: Learn about online scores for students. Find out how to help students prepare to access their scores online, and get answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Score Reporting: Learn how students and schools receive exam scores each summer and what additional score reporting services are available.
  • Credit & Placement Policies: Find credit and placement policies at colleges and universities.
  • Summary Reports: Access national and state-specific reports showing how students performed on the AP Exams.
  • Score Distributions: See the breakdown of 1s, 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s for each AP subject.

Customized Entry Pages

The 1 to 5 scale

Each AP Exam score is a weighted combination of the student's scores on the multiple-choice section and the free-response section. The final score is reported on a 5-point scale:

5 = extremely well qualified
4 = well qualified
3 = qualified
2 = possibly qualified
1 = no recommendation

Contact

  • AP Services
  • P.O. Box 6671
  • Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6671
  • Phone: 877-274-6474 (toll-free in the United States and Canada) or 212-632-1781
  • Email: apexams@info.collegeboard.org

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