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The AP Program compiles a vast amount of data each year on AP Exam participation, performance, and volume that can be used to compare exam takers worldwide. Available in both PDF and Excel formats, the reports include detailed data separated into categories that can be used to evaluate relative performance during a single school year or over a span of years.

Summary reports 

The following reports provide a broad overview of AP Program participation. PDFs require Adobe Reader (latest version recommended). 

Score distributions 

These reports include detailed information about which AP scores were earned. 

Exam volume 

The reports below show how the AP Program has grown. 

Other information and data 

These reports provide supplemental information. 

Additional research reports are temporarily unavailable as we update AP Central. If you require data on AP during this time, please submit your request via one of the following methods:  

  • Requests from schools, districts, and state departments of education should be made through College Board regional offices.
  • All other requests should be made via this form.