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AP Score Reports and Data

The AP® Exam administration each May is not only the culmination of intense study for students but also the beginning of rigorous data gathering and evaluation by AP Program statisticians.

A variety of score reports become available to schools, districts, colleges and universities in July. Descriptions of each can be found below — use them to gain invaluable insight into your AP program.

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Available Score Reports

This table lists the reports available to authorized high school and district staff through the Online Reports for Educators website.

Instructional Planning Report

Report Name and Description Who Can See It?
  AP
Teacher
School
Administrator
District
Administrator

AP Instructional Planning Report:
Subject-specific report showing the performance of students on the multiple-choice and free-response sections and on specific topics within that AP Exam, compared to all students. A version of this report is also available for Online Providers.

New in 2016:
New report for AP Research and redesigned reports for AP European History and AP Art History.

Yes*

Yes*

Yes*

Classroom Score Reports

Report Name and Description Who Can See It?
  AP
Teacher
School
Administrator
District
Administrator

Subject Score Roster:
Roster for each AP subject listing all students and their AP scores.

Yes*

Yes*

Yes*

School or District Score Roster:
Roster showing all AP students who tested during a specific exam year, and their AP scores. This report is customizable to display these students’ scores from previous years.

N/A

Yes (school score roster)

Yes (school and district score rosters)

Student Score Report:
Individual, cumulative report for each AP student in a school, listing scores for each AP Exam taken by that student.

N/A

Yes

N/A

* If a school designates class sections on students’ answer sheets during the exam administration, administrators, AP teachers, and district administrators will see this report displayed by individual class section for any applicable subjects. For more information, visit Designating Class Sections.

Student Datafile

Report Name and Description Who Can See It?
  AP
Teacher
School
Administrator
District
Administrator

Student Datafile:
A downloadable .csv file containing cumulative student score report data for each AP student who tested in a specific administration. This information can be uploaded to other systems for internal analysis and planning.

New in 2016:
Two new fields will be added to reflect the collected and reported data for an updated two-part race and ethnicity question that students respond to on test day.

N/A

Yes

Yes

Summary Reports

Report Name and Description Who Can See It?
  AP
Teacher
School
Administrator
District
Administrator

Current Year Score Summary:
Report listing the total numbers of each AP score (1 to 5) for each AP subject offered at a school.

N/A

Yes

Yes

Five-Year School Score Summary:
Report containing five years of data at the school, state, and global levels, and subject-specific summaries of total exams, scores, and mean scores.

N/A

Yes

Yes

School or District Summary by Student Demographics:
Report summarizing AP Exams and scores in a school or district by students’ grade level, ethnicity, gender, and fee reduction status.

New in 2016:
Race and ethnicity reporting categories will be updated to reflect aggregate categories per U.S. Department of Education guidelines.

N/A

Yes (school summary)

Yes (school and district summaries)

School or District Summary with Comparable Groups:
Report comparing AP Exams and scores in a school or district to comparable groups overall (i.e., state, nation, global).

N/A

Yes (school summary)

Yes (school and district summaries)

District Summary by School:
Report summarizing AP Exams and scores in a district, by individual school.

N/A

N/A

Yes

AP Equity and Excellence Report:
Report displaying the percentages of a school or district’s entire 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade classes who scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP Exam and the percentage of the senior class that scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP Exam during high school.

N/A

Yes

Yes

College and University Totals:
Report listing which colleges and universities received the AP scores of a school’s students.

N/A

Yes

Yes

Scholar Award Reports

Report Name and Description Who Can See It?
  AP
Teacher
School
Administrator
District
Administrator

School Scholar Roster:
Roster showing all AP students who earned an AP Scholar Award, and their AP Exam scores.

N/A

Yes

Yes

Scholar Summary:
District-level report showing the total number of students who earned an AP Scholar Award, by award type and by school.

Note: AP State Scholar, DoDEA AP Scholar, and International AP Scholar winners for the current year will not appear on this report until mid-August.

N/A

N/A

Yes

Credit Policy Search Tool

Through qualifying AP Exam scores, students can earn credit, advanced placement, or both at most four-year colleges and universities in the United States and 115 other countries.

Students and educators can use the AP Credit Policy Search Tool to find colleges and universities that offer credit or placement for AP scores.

Identify Students with the Potential to Succeed in AP

AP Potential is a free, web-based tool that allows schools to generate rosters of students who are likely to score a 3 or higher on a given AP® Exam based on their performance on the PSAT/NMSQT®, and starting this year the PSAT 8/9, PSAT 10, or SAT®.

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