AP Environmental Science Score Calculator

With AP exam dates right around the corner, it’s a good idea to gauge your preparedness by working through past AP Environmental Science (APES) exams released by the College Board. 

To help evaluate where you stand, our team has put together an interactive AP Environmental Science Score Calculator to show what AP score you’d likely have received based on the previous year’s exam. 

AP Environmental Science Score Calculator

AP Environmental Science Score Calculator 2023

To predict your potential AP Environmental Science score, use the sliders below to adjust the 1 multiple-choice section and 3 free response questions. The curve for this score calculator is based on the most recently available scoring guidelines.

AP® Environmental Science Score Calculator

Please note this tool should only be used as an approximation, and future APES exams may differ from the past. That being said, the calculator will give you an idea whether you’re close to a potential score cutoff or comfortably sitting well within your target score range.

Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Environmental Science Score Calculator?

Exam Strategist only uses the most recent past exams and official scoring worksheets released by the College Board to provide you with the best estimate of your current APES mastery level. This interactive tool was designed to help students minimize unnecessary worry by better understanding how raw scores on the AP Environmental Science exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores. 

Frequently Asked Questions: AP Environmental Science Score Calculator

Based on the 2022 AP score distributions, only 8.9% of students received a 5. Alternatively, you would need to have earned 71.3% of the total available composite points on the APES exam to score a 5. The multiple-choice section accounted for 60% of the total composite score while the free response section accounted for 40%.

In 2022, 27.5% of students received a 4 on the APES exam. Additionally, you would have needed to correctly earn 58% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Environmental Science exam. 

According to the College Board’s AP score distributions, 17.5% of students earned a 3 on the AP Environmental Science exam. In order to achieve a 3 on the 2022 exam, you’ll have needed to correctly answer 50% of the questions. 

Although most students would consider AP Bio to be the more challenging exam, the AP Environmental exam should not be underestimated. While it may not require the same amount of memorization as AP Bio, it does demand greater applied math knowledge

Historically, the pass rate for the AP Environmental Science exam has hovered around 50%. Out of the 179,957 students who took the exam in 2022, 53.8% passed with a score of 3 or higher. 

Thanks for checking out our AP Environmental Science 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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