AP Comparative Government Score Calculator

It’s important for those studying up for AP exam testing to determine their level of readiness by taking past AP Comparative Government (AP CompGov or AP CoGo) exams released by the College Board. 

To help you determine how far you are from reaching that coveted score of 5, our team has put together an interactive AP Comparative Government Score Calculator to show you what AP® score you’d likely receive based on the previous year’s exam.

AP Comparative Government Score Calculator

AP Comparative Government Score Calculator

To calculate your possible future AP Comparative Government score, use the sliders below to adjust the 1 multiple-choice section and 4 free response questions. The curve for this score calculator is based on the most recently available scoring guidelines.

By the way, you may also like to check out our AP US Government Score Calculator.

AP® Comparative Government Score Calculator

Please keep in mind that the scores determined by our AP Score Calculators should only be used as approximations, and your upcoming AP Comparative Government exam may differ from previously administered AP CompGov exams. The calculator will give you an idea whether you’re close to a potential score cutoff or near your target score range. 

Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Comparative Government Score Calculator?

Exam Strategist uses only the most recent past exams and official scoring worksheets released by the College Board to give you the best estimate of your current AP CoGo competency level. The score calculator was designed to help students minimize their concerns regarding future scores by better understanding how raw scores on the AP Comparative Government exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores. 

Frequently Asked Questions: AP Comparative Government Score Calculator

Based on the 2022 AP score distributions, only 15.9% of students received a 5. Alternatively, you would need to have earned 70.0% of the total available composite points on the AP CoGo exam to score a 5.

In 2022, 24.3% of students received a 4 on the AP CompGov exam. Additionally, you would have needed to correctly earn 60.0% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Comparative Government exam. 

According to the College Board’s AP score distributions, 30.3% of students earned a 3 on the AP Comparative Government exam. In order to achieve a 3 on the 2022 exam, you’ll have needed to correctly answer 50.0% of the questions. 

The multiple-choice section accounts for 50% of the total composite score, while the free-response sections account for 50%. Raw scores are scaled along a grading curve and converted to the 1-5 AP® scores.

Thanks for checking out our AP Comparative Government score calculator. Feel free to reach out via our contact page with any suggestions or questions you may have. And best of luck on your 2023 AP exams! 


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