Yes, students are required to use the AP Digital Portfolio in order to take the AP Exam and receive an AP score. Performance tasks make up 40% of the overall course grade. If students want their performance tasks to be scored, they must submit performance tasks as final in the AP Digital Portfolio by April 30, 11:59 p.m. ET.
We highly recommend that students submit their performance tasks in addition to taking the end-of-course exam. Students must take an end-of-course exam to receive an AP score.