AP Macroeconomics Score Calculator

With the season of AP exam testing right around the corner, it’s worth your while to determine your level of preparedness by working through past AP Macroeconomics (AP Macro or AP Macroecon) exams released by the College Board. 

To help evaluate your readiness, our team has put together an interactive AP Macroeconomics Score Calculator to show what AP® score you’d likely receive based on the previous year’s exam.

AP Macroeconomics Score Calculator

AP Macroeconomics Score Calculator

To predict your possible AP Macroeconomics 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.

You may also like to check out our AP Microeconomics score calculator.

AP® Macroeconomics Score Calculator

Note that this tool should only be used as an approximation, and future AP Macroeconomics exams may differ from past AP Macroecon exams. The calculator will give you an idea whether you’re close to a potential score cutoff or well within your target score range. 

Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Macroeconomics 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 Macro competency level. The score calculator was designed to help students minimize their worry about future scores by better understanding how raw scores on the AP Macroeconomics exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores. 

Frequently Asked Questions: AP Macroeconomics Score Calculator

Based on the 2022 AP score distributions, only 16.4% of students received a 5. Alternatively, you would need to have earned 81.1% of the total available composite points on the AP Macro exam to score a 5. 

In 2022, 20% of students received a 4 on the AP Macroecon exam. Additionally, you would have needed to correctly earn 63.3% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Macroeconomics exam. 

According to the College Board’s AP score distributions, 15.4% of students earned a 3 on the AP Macroeconomics exam. In order to achieve a 3 on the 2022 exam, you’ll have needed to correctly answer 54.4% of the questions. 

The multiple-choice section accounts for 66.7% of the total composite score, while the free-response sections account for 33.3%. Raw scores are scaled along a grading curve and converted to the 1-5 AP® scores.

Thanks for checking out our AP Macroeconomics score calculator. Please don’t hesitate to reach out via our contact page with any questions or suggestions you may have. And best of luck on your 2023 AP economics exams! 


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