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Every year College Board releases summary reports outlining student and school participation and performance data on a national and state-by-state basis for that year’s AP Exams.

  • Reports are archived since 1997 and contain information about participation in the AP Program, performance on individual exams including score distributions by subject, changes in exam volume, and much more.

  • Beginning with the 2002 exam administration, the amount of data and type of reports published increased considerably, providing even greater insight into the students and schools that participate in the AP Program.

AP Program Results

See national and state participation and performance data, with analysis and highlights.

AP Program Participation and Performance Data
See the latest exam administration reports on AP Exam participation, score distributions, and volume that can be used to compare and contrast exam takers worldwide.

AP Archived Data
See data and reports for exam administrations since 1997. Includes national and state summary reports, score distributions, exam volumes, and other data.

AP Data Requests
Can’t find what you’re looking for in the resources above? Submit a data request to our research department.