Sunday, August 30, 2009

SAT scores crater as more take test

County average falls well below state, national marks
Friday, Aug. 28, 2009
Staff writer

Charles County Public Schools' SAT scores have dropped below state and national averages, although data reflect that participation has increased, which generally lowers average scores.
County students scored an average of 1464 of a possible 2400 on the widely used college entrance test, according to data released from the school system this week.

Data show 39.8 percent of the county's graduating seniors took the test.

Aside from dropping below state and national averages, the county dropped 47 points below its own average last year.

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