# What is a good score on the AMC?

## What is a good score on the AMC?

What is a ‘good’ score? To get an idea of how to interpret scores, in 2019 on the AMC 10A a score of 60 was higher than 75% of all scores nationwide, while a 103.5 was higher than 97.5% of all scores. On the AMC 12A, a 58.5 was also higher than 75% and a 84 was higher than 95% of scores nationwide.

### What is a good score for AMC 8?

Perfect Scores recognizes students with a perfect score of 25. School Honor Roll is awarded to schools with a team score (AMC 8, top 3 students scores) of 66 or greater. School Merit Roll is awarded to schools with a team score (AMC 8, top 3 students scores) between 50 and 65, inclusive.

#### What is the average score on the AMC?

Here are the average and honors scores for each AMC this past year. On the AMC-8, out of the 25 questions on the test: The average score was 10 right. Honor Roll (top 5%) was 18 right.

What is an AMC score?

The AMC 12 is scored in a way that penalizes guessing. Correct answers are worth 6 points, incorrect answers are worth 0 points, and unanswered questions are worth 1.5 points, to give a total score out of 150 points.

Does MIT require AMC?

MIT usually has about 20,000 applicants a year, so you can bet that having the best SAT score will NOT make you stand out. Another reason the AMC is so important is that the top schools now explicitly ask for AMC scores (not required).

## What is the average AMC 10 score?

On the AMC 10, the top 2.5% make it, typically around 100 to 115 points. On the AMC 12, the top 5% make it, typically around 85 to 95 points. points; in 2020, the AMC 12 had a total of 18 perfect scores between its two administrations, and the AMC 10 also had 18.

### What does AMC 8 stand for?

American Mathematics Contest 8
The AMC include: the American Mathematics Contest 8 (AMC 8) (formerly the American Junior High School Mathematics Examination) for students in grades 8 and below, begun in 1985; the American Mathematics Contest 10 (AMC 10), for students in grades 10 and below, new in 2000; the American Mathematics Contest 12 (AMC 12) ( …

#### What grade is AMC 12 for?

The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12.

How difficult is AMC 10?

Currently, the system is on a scale from 1 to 10 where 1 is the easiest level, e.g. early AMC problems and 10 is hardest level, e.g. China IMO Team Selection Test. When considering problem difficulty put more emphasis on problem-solving aspects and less so on technical skill requirements.

Last month, the United States made an extraordinary achievement: For the third time in four years, it won the International Mathematical Olympiad. This is staggeringly impressive. The Math Olympiad is the hardest and most prestigious math competition for high school students in the world.

## How to submit your monthly statistics to AMC?

This site will walk you through the process of submitting your monthly statistics to AMC. To get started click the My Account link above. Is this your first time using this site? Don’t remember your login?

### How much does it cost to participate in AMC 10?

The minimum charge to participate in the AMC 10 or the AMC 12 is \$60 (including the registration fee with standard shipping) and would enable 10 students to participate. One school can participate in both the AMC 10 and AMC 12 contests.

#### Is there a specific medical condition associated with AMC?

AMC is not a specific diagnosis, but rather a physical symptom that can be associated with many different medical conditions.

Why are problems chosen for the AMC 10?

The problems on the AMC 10 are chosen so that the solutions illustrate important mathematical principles. Occasionally, problems are chosen so that certain subtle but significant confusions, as well as some common computational errors, will be identified by the wrong answers listed.