Carroll SAT scores about the same as past 2 years

September 03, 1995

Carroll County's 1995 graduating seniors who took the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scored at nearly the same level as in 1994 and 1993.

The total mean score on the 1995 test was 920, compared with 924 the previous two years.

The 1995 verbal score of 434 was three points higher than in 1994.

The math score for 1995 was 486, compared with 493 in 1994, but closer to the 1993 score of 485.

Math scores for Carroll County Public Schools show a five-year increase of nine points, while verbal scores improved four points over thesame period.

The state showed a four-point gain in math and one-point increase in verbal scores.

The participation rate for the SAT in the county has remained about 58 percent for the past three years. The participation rate for the class of 1995 was 60 percent.

The state and the nation had participation rates of 64 percent and 41 percent, respectively.

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CARROLL COUNTY MEAN SAT SCORES

F. S. Key

1991

V -- 423

M -- 443

T -- 866

1992

V -- 443

M -- 466

T -- 909

1993

V -- 435

M -- 455

T -- 890

1994

V -- 427

M -- 466

T -- 893

1995

V -- 439

M -- 460

T -- 899

Liberty 1991

V -- 426

M -- 487

T -- 913

1992

V -- 444

M -- 483

T -- 927

1993

V -- 438

M -- 482

T -- 920

1994

V -- 428

M -- 501

T -- 929

1995

V -- 435

M -- 489

T -- 924

N. Carroll

1991

V -- 420

M -- 465

T -- 885

1992

V -- 408

M -- 466

T -- 874

1993

V -- 438

M -- 491

T -- 929

1994

V -- 404

M -- 469

T -- 873

1995

V -- 420

M -- 480

T -- 900

S. Carroll

1991

V -- 427

M -- 471

T -- 898

1992

V -- 423

M -- 468

T -- 891

1993

V -- 429

M -- 473

T -- 902

1994

V -- 441

M -- 497

T -- 938

1995

V -- 434

M -- 475

T -- 909

Westminster 1991

V -- 439

M -- 489

T -- 928

1992

V -- 431

M -- 469

T -- 900

1993

V -- 447

M -- 497

T -- 944

1994

V -- 441

M -- 505

T -- 946

1995

V -- 439

M -- 504

T -- 943

Carroll 1991

V -- 430

M -- 477

T -- 907

1992

V -- 430

M -- 471

T -- 901

1993

V -- 439

M -- 485

T -- 924

1994

V -- 431

M -- 493

T -- 924

1995

V -- 434

M -- 486

T -- 920

Maryland 1991

V -- 429

M -- 475

T -- 904

1992

V -- 431

M -- 476

T -- 907

1993

V -- 431

M -- 478

T -- 909

1994

V -- 429

M -- 479

T -- 908

1995

V -- 430

M -- 479

T -- 909

Nation 1991

V -- 422

M -- 474

T -- 896

1992

V -- 423

M -- 476

T -- 899

1993

V -- 424

M -- 478

T -- 902

1994

V -- 423

M -- 479

T -- 902

1995

V -- 428

M -- 482

T -- 910

V = Verbal section score; M = Mathematics section score; T = Total score; scale for verbal or math score is 200-800

SOURCE: Carroll County Public Schools, Department of Pupil Services and Special Programs

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