# AP Physics C E and M Score Calculator

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It’s important for those powering up for AP exam testing to determine their level of readiness by working through past AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism (AP Physics C: E&M, or AP E&M) exams released by the College Board.

To figure out where your future scores may shake out come test time, our team has put together an interactive **AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Score Calculator **to show what AP® score you’d likely receive based on the previous year’s exam.

## AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Score Calculator

To calculate your likely AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 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 want to check out our **AP Physics C: Mechanics score calculator**.

You should note that the scores determined by our AP Score Calculators should only be used as approximations, and future AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism exams may differ from previously used AP E&M exams. The calculator will give you an idea whether you’re close to a potential score cutoff or within your ideal (or less than ideal) target score range.

### Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 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 Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 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 Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores.

## Frequently Asked Questions: AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Score Calculator

### What percent is a 5 on AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism?

Based on the **2022 AP score distributions**, only 31.5% of students received a 5. Alternatively, you would need to have earned 58.9% of the total available composite points on the AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism exam to score a 5.

### What percentage is a 4 on the AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism exam?

In 2022, 23.6% of students received a 4 on the AP E&M exam. Additionally, you would have needed to correctly earn 43.3% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism exam.

### What is a 3 score on AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism?

According to the College Board’s AP score distributions, 14.3% of students earned a 3 on the AP E&M. In order to achieve a 3 on the 2022 exam, you’ll have needed to correctly answer 35.6% of the questions.

### How is AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Scored?

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

Thanks for checking out our AP Physics C: E & M 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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