Virginia SAT scores increase
Virginia 2014 public school graduates achieved significant gains and outperformed their peers nationwide on the SAT, according to results released today by the College Board. Average scores for Virginia public school graduates rose three points in critical reading, one point in mathematics and declined by one point in writing.
The commonwealth’s public school graduates outscored their nationwide peers on all three subsections of the college-admissions test:
▪ Virginia’s public school mean score in reading of 515 was 23 points higher.
▪ Virginia’s public school mean score in mathematics of 512 was 11 points higher.
▪ Virginia’s public school mean score in writing of 493 was 15 points higher.