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Calvert County 2012 SAT Results

Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012

The average composite SAT score for Calvert County Public Schools decreased five points over the last five years from 1522 in 2008 to 1517 in 2012. 

Over that same period, the SAT composite score for Maryland decreased six points from 1493 in 2008 to 1487 in 2012, and the total composite score for all SAT test takers decreased nine points from 1507 in 2008 to 1498 in 2012.

The composite score is the sum of the scores from the critical reading, mathematics, and writing sections of the SAT.  The highest possible composite score is 2400.

In 2012, 64% of the Calvert County Public Schools graduating seniors took the SAT compared to 60% in 2008. 

“I am excited to see the increased participation of our seniors in the SAT program, because taking the SAT exam open doors for students after graduation,” said Superintendent Jack Smith.  “As a school system, we are working hard to ensure that all students have the opportunity to participate in rigorous high school courses so they have a full range of college and career opportunities.”

 
Mean SAT Scores and Five-Year Point Change.

 


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Media Contact: Gail Hoerauf-Bennett
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