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The State Newspaper reported September 27, 2017 That SC students score above US Average on SATs.
As copied from the State Paper below is the article from Jamie Self.
BY JAMIE SELF
SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 9:52 AM
South Carolina’s latest high school graduates scored better than their peers nationally on the SAT college-entrance exam last spring. It was the first time in at least six years – since 2011 – that S.C. students scored above the national average.
Statewide, 46 percent of the S.C. Class of 2017 – or 19,605 public school students – took the SAT last school year, averaging a score of 1,058 out of a possible 1,600 points.
South Carolina’s 2017 scores are 14 points higher than the national average of 1,044 points for public school students who took the test, the S.C. Department of Education said Tuesday.
Students in two Midlands districts – Lexington 1 and Lexington-Richland 5 – scored higher than statewide and national averages.
How Midlands seniors performed on the SAT college-entrance exam, by district, out of a possible score of 1,600:
Kershaw: 279 students scored an average of 1,040
Lexington 1: 778 students scored an average of 1,087
Lexington 2: 158 students scored an average of 1,035
Lexington 3: 58 students scored an average of 994
Lexington 4: 52 students scored an average of 1,000
Lexington-Richland 5: 783 students scored an average of 1,115
Richland 1: 547 students scored an average of 1,017
Richland 2: 1,083 students scored an average of 1,031
SOURCE: College Board 2017 SAT scores
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