Enter your scores from different sections of the APUSH test into the calculator to determine your total APUSH score.

## APUSH Test Score Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate your total APUSH score based on the raw scores from different sections.

Total Score = (Multiple Choice * 0.4) + (Short Answer * 0.2) + (DBQ * 0.25) + (Long Essay * 0.15)

Variables:

- Total Score is your combined score from all sections of the APUSH test
- Multiple Choice is your raw score from the multiple-choice section
- Short Answer is your raw score from the short answer section
- DBQ is your raw score from the document-based question section
- Long Essay is your raw score from the long essay section

To calculate the total score, multiply each section score by its respective weight and sum the results.

## What is APUSH Test Score Calculation?

APUSH test score calculation refers to the process of determining your total score on the AP United States History exam. This involves understanding your raw scores in each section, applying the appropriate weight to each score, and summing the weighted scores. Proper score calculation can help you understand your performance and set goals for improvement.

## How to Calculate Your APUSH Score?

The following steps outline how to calculate your APUSH score using the given formula.

- First, determine your raw scores from the multiple-choice, short answer, DBQ, and long essay sections.
- Next, apply the weights to each section score: 0.4 for multiple choice, 0.2 for short answer, 0.25 for DBQ, and 0.15 for the long essay.
- Use the formula from above: Total Score = (Multiple Choice * 0.4) + (Short Answer * 0.2) + (DBQ * 0.25) + (Long Essay * 0.15).
- Finally, calculate the total score by summing the weighted section scores.
- After calculating the total score, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Multiple Choice Score = 30

Short Answer Score = 15

DBQ Score = 7

Long Essay Score = 5

## FAQ

**1. What is a raw score?**

A raw score is the number of points you earned in each section of the APUSH test before any weights or adjustments are applied.

**2. How is the total APUSH score different from raw scores?**

The total APUSH score is a weighted sum of your raw scores from each section, reflecting the overall performance on the exam.

**3. How often should I use the APUSH score calculator?**

It’s helpful to use the APUSH score calculator whenever you complete practice tests or want to estimate your score based on different raw scores.

**4. Can this calculator be used for other AP tests?**

While this calculator is designed specifically for the APUSH test, you can adjust the weights and sections to match other AP tests if needed.

**5. Is the calculator accurate?**

The calculator provides an estimate of your total APUSH score based on the inputs provided. For official scores, refer to your AP test results.