A Wide Gender Disparity in Advanced Placement Test Takers

apThe College Board recently released its ninth annual report on Advanced Placement score results. The data shows a wide disparity in the percentage of women who take particular AP examinations. Women make up a very large percentage of all AP test takers on subjects such as studio art, French, Spanish, and art history. But women are only a small minority of all test takers in disciplines such as physics and computer science.

Here is a list of the different subjects that are part of the Advanced Placement program and the percentage of all AP test takers who were women.

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