AP Statistics: Example Textbook List
The list below represents examples of textbooks that meet the curricular requirements of AP Statistics. The list below is not exhaustive and the texts listed should not be regarded as endorsed, authorized, recommended, or approved by the College Board. Not using a book from this list does not mean that a course will not receive authorization. Syllabi submitted as part of the AP Course Audit process will be evaluated holistically, with textbooks considered along with supplementary, supporting resources to confirm that the course as a whole provides students with the content delineated in the curricular requirements of the AP Course Audit.
The specified editions of the following textbooks meet the AP Statistics Course Audit curricular requirements. Earlier editions of these texts or other textbooks not listed here may meet the AP Course Audit curricular requirements if supplemented with appropriate college-level instructional resources. For discussions regarding the usefulness of these texts and other teaching materials in the AP Statistics classroom, please consult the Statistics Teacher Community.
Index of Textbooks
Bock, David E., Paul F. Velleman, and Richard D. DeVeaux. Stats: Modeling the World. Boston: Pearson.
Moore, David S., George P. McCabe and Bruce Craig. Introduction to Practice of Statistics. New York: W. H. Freeman Co./BFW
Peck, Roxy, Chris Olsen, and Jay Devore. Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis. Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning.
Starnes, Daren S., Dan Yates, and David S. Moore. The Practice of Statistics. New York: W.H. Freeman & Co./BFW.
Utts, Jessica M., Heckard, Robert F., Mind on Statistics, Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning.
Watkins, Ann, Richard Scheaffer and George W. Cobb. Statistics: From Data to Decision. John Wiley & Sons.
Watkins, Ann, Richard Scheaffer, and George W. Cobb. Statistics in Action: Understanding a World of Data. John Wiley & Sons.