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: The goals of collecting this data on AP exam scores by discipline was to gauge the individual success on an AP Exam in 2007. Most students view a grade of 3 or higher as a successful grade (grade range {1 (worst), 2, 3, 4, 5(best)}. Of interest was to evaluate the performance for each grade level, type of school, or geographic location.
: The goals of collecting this data on AP exam scores by discipline was to gauge the individual success on an AP Exam in 2007. Most students view a grade of 3 or higher as a successful grade (grade range {1 (worst), 2, 3, 4, 5(best)}. Of interest was to evaluate the performance for each grade level, type of school, or geographic location.

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SOCR Data - 2007 Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Scores by Discipline

Data Description

  • Summary:
The goals of collecting this data on AP exam scores by discipline was to gauge the individual success on an AP Exam in 2007. Most students view a grade of 3 or higher as a successful grade (grade range {1 (worst), 2, 3, 4, 5(best)}. Of interest was to evaluate the performance for each grade level, type of school, or geographic location.
This table reflects 2,533,431 AP Examinations taken by 1,464,254 students from 16,464 secondary schools.
Standard students generally receive most of their foreign language training in U.S. schools. They did not indicate on their answer sheet that they regularly speak or hear the foreign language of the examination, or that they have lived for one month or more in a country where the language is spoken.

2007 AP Exam Scores

Examination Grade Summary Statistics
Disciplines Sample Size 5 4 3 2 1 Number of Students 3 or Higher / % Mean Grade Standard Deviation
Art History N 2286 4243 5006 3550 3751 18836 11535 2.88 1.3
 % At 12.13633468 22.52601402 26.57676789 18.84688894 19.91399448 61.23911659
Biology N 27996 29338 30749 33664 23049 144796 88083 3.04 1.36
 % At 19.33478825 20.26160944 21.23608387 23.24926103 15.91825741 60.83248156
Calculus AB N 44409 39682 40448 32704 54450 211693 124539 2.94 1.49
 % At 20.97802006 18.74506951 19.10691426 15.44878669 25.72120949 58.83000383
Calculus BC N 27949 11489 12095 4090 8688 64311 51533 3.71 1.42
 % At 43.4591283 17.86475098 18.80704701 6.359720732 13.50935299 80.13092628
Calculus AB Subscores N 32268 14168 8915 4222 4738 64311 55351 4.01 1.25
 % At 50.17493119 22.0304458 13.86232526 6.564973333 7.367324408 86.06770226
Chemistry N 14820 17462 22321 17928 24605 97136 54603 2.79 1.39
 % At 15.25695931 17.97685719 22.97912206 18.45659694 25.3304645 56.21293856
Chinese Language (Total Group) N 2643 386 146 36 50 3261 3175 4.7 0.74
 % At 81.04875805 11.83685986 4.477154247 1.103955842 1.533272002 97.36277216
Chinese Language (Standard Group)** N 177 71 60 24 31 363 308 3.93 1.3
 % At 48.76033058 19.55922865 16.52892562 6.611570248 8.539944904 84.84848485
Computer Science A N 2902 3434 2178 1433 5102 15049 8514 2.84 1.56
 % At 19.28367333 22.81879195 14.47272244 9.522227391 33.90258489 56.57518772
Computer Science AB N 1682 997 926 473 986 5064 3605 3.38 1.5
 % At 33.21484992 19.68799368 18.28593997 9.340442338 19.47077409 71.18878357
Economics - Macro N 8462 14693 9881 10311 16769 60116 33036 2.8 1.43
 % At 14.0761195 24.44108058 16.43655599 17.15183978 27.89440415 54.95375607
Economics - Micro N 6080 10300 7766 5459 7778 37383 24146 3.04 1.38
 % At 16.26407725 27.55263087 20.77414868 14.60289436 20.80624883 64.59085681
English Language N 25840 51720 88529 85517 30624 282230 166089 2.85 1.12
 % At 9.155653191 18.32547922 31.36767884 30.30046416 10.85072459 58.84881125
English Literature N 20829 62283 99267 90050 26049 298478 182379 2.87 1.06
 % At 6.978403768 20.86686456 33.25772754 30.16972775 8.727276382 61.10299587
Environmental Science N 5670 12092 9383 9183 16088 52416 27145 2.66 1.4
 % At 10.81730769 23.06929182 17.90102259 17.51945971 30.69291819 51.7876221
European History N 10800 18314 34823 10910 22195 97042 63937 2.84 1.28
 % At 11.12920179 18.87224089 35.8844624 11.24255477 22.87154016 65.88590507
French Language (Total Group)** N 2743 3655 6643 4361 4307 21709 13041 2.82 1.28
 % At 12.63531254 16.83633516 30.60021189 20.08844258 19.83969782 60.0718596
French Language (Standard Group)** N 1244 2510 5331 3816 3928 16829 9085 2.6 1.2
 % At 7.392001901 14.91473052 31.67746152 22.6751441 23.34066195 53.98419395
French Literature N 501 487 480 337 263 2068 1468 3.3 1.34
 % At 24.22630561 23.54932302 23.21083172 16.2959381 12.71760155 70.98646035
German Language (Total Group)** N 1316 1160 1158 1043 720 5397 3634 3.24 1.36
 % At 24.38391699 21.49342227 21.45636465 19.32555123 13.34074486 67.33370391
German Language (Standard Group)** N 342 760 938 885 635 3560 2040 2.8 1.23
 % At 9.606741573 21.34831461 26.34831461 24.85955056 17.83707865 57.30337079
Government & Politics Comparative N 2188 2635 3000 3039 2496 13358 7823 2.92 1.35
 % At 16.37969756 19.72600689 22.45845186 22.75041174 18.68543195 58.56415631
Government & Politics United States N 9705 30488 43245 51620 25920 160978 83438 2.67 1.13
 % At 6.028774118 18.93923393 26.86391929 32.06649356 16.1015791 51.83192734
Human Geography N 3249 5183 6320 4724 9529 29005 14752 2.58 1.39
 % At 11.20151698 17.86933287 21.78934666 16.2868471 32.85295639 50.86019652
Italian Language (Total Group) N 252 209 393 329 459 1642 854 2.67 1.4
 % At 15.34713764 12.72838002 23.93422655 20.0365408 27.95371498 52.00974421
Italian Language (Standard Group)** N 85 138 311 292 433 1259 534 2.32 1.24
 % At 6.751389992 10.96108022 24.70214456 23.19301033 34.3923749 42.41461477
Japanese Language (Total Group)** N 724 154 314 152 323 1667 1192 3.48 1.57
 % At 43.43131374 9.23815237 18.83623275 9.118176365 19.37612478 71.50569886
Japanese Language (Standard Group)** N 102 66 182 99 218 667 350 2.6 1.42
 % At 15.29235382 9.895052474 27.28635682 14.84257871 32.68365817 52.47376312
Latin Literature N 508 549 962 612 1140 3771 2019 2.65 1.39
 % At 13.47122779 14.55847255 25.51047468 16.22911695 30.23070804 53.54017502
Latin Vergil N 937 911 1229 931 921 4929 3077 3 1.37
 % At 19.00994116 18.4824508 24.9340637 18.88821262 18.68533171 62.42645567
Music Theory N 2210 2263 3400 3517 1804 13194 7873 2.97 1.29
 % At 16.7500379 17.15173564 25.76928907 26.65605578 13.67288161 59.6710626
Music Theory Aural Subscore N 2184 2296 3219 3767 1728 13194 7699 2.96 1.28
 % At 16.55297863 17.40184933 24.39745339 28.55085645 13.09686221 58.35228134
Music Theory Nonaural Subscore N 2240 2305 3398 3461 1790 13194 7943 2.98 1.29
 % At 16.97741398 17.47006215 25.75413067 26.23162043 13.56677278 60.20160679
Physics B N 8869 9279 14931 10210 11601 54890 33079 2.88 1.35
 % At 16.15777009 16.90471853 27.20167608 18.60083804 21.13499727 60.26416469
Physics C E&M N 3787 2871 1354 1890 1290 11192 8012 3.53 1.4
 % At 33.83666905 25.65225161 12.09792709 16.88706219 11.52609006 71.58684775
Physics C Mechanics N 6877 6669 5268 3699 3801 26314 18814 3.35 1.38
 % At 26.13437714 25.34392339 20.01976134 14.05715589 14.44478225 71.49806187
Psychology N 21833 30430 23851 15902 24112 116128 76114 3.09 1.41
 % At 18.80080601 26.20384403 20.53854368 13.69351061 20.76329567 65.54319372
Spanish Language (Total Group) N 20397 25383 19464 17892 18063 101199 65244 3.12 1.39
 % At 20.1553375 25.08226366 19.23339163 17.6800166 17.8489906 64.4709928
Spanish Language (Standard Group)** N 4299 8269 8085 9230 11290 41173 20653 2.64 1.34
 % At 10.44130862 20.0835499 19.63665509 22.41760377 27.42088262 50.16151361
Spanish Literature N 1757 3464 4207 2277 3616 15321 9428 2.83 1.32
 % At 11.46791985 22.60949024 27.45904314 14.86195418 23.60159259 61.53645323
Statistics N 11643 21076 24922 16755 23637 98033 57641 2.8 1.34
 % At 11.87661298 21.49888303 25.42205176 17.09118358 24.11126865 58.79754776
Studio Art Drawing N 1681 2470 5043 3546 818 13558 9194 3.05 1.09
 % At 12.39858386 18.21802626 37.19575159 26.15430004 6.03333825 67.81236171
Studio Art 2-D Design N 1494 2861 4665 3674 716 13410 9020 3.06 1.07
 % At 11.1409396 21.33482476 34.78747204 27.39746458 5.339299031 67.26323639
Studio Art 3-D Design N 223 324 935 665 173 2320 1482 2.9 1.05
 % At 9.612068966 13.96551724 40.30172414 28.6637931 7.456896552 63.87931034
United States History N 37110 66325 74153 87268 68706 333562 177588 2.75 1.29
 % At 11.125368 19.88385967 22.23064977 26.16245256 20.59767 53.23987744
World History N 11461 17183 26616 24773 21942 101975 55260 2.72 1.28





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