TABLE 2-19

MEAN SAT SCORES OF ENTERING CLASS,
1984-85 THROUGH 1997-98

YEAR

VERBAL

MATH

COMBINED

1984-85

575

568

1,143

1985-86

582

573

1,155

1986-87

585

574

1,159

1987-88

588

585

1,173

1988-89

593

589

1,182

1989-90

593

590

1,183

1990-91

587

592

1,179

1991-92

594

593

1,187

1992-93

594

593

1,187

1993-94

595

597

1,192

1994-95

594

598

1,192

1995-96

590

589

1,179

1996-97

585

587

1,172

1997-98

585

589

1,174


NOTE: National average scores for 1997-98 were 505 Verbal, 511 Math, 1,016 Combined. Virginia average scores for 1997-98 were 506 Verbal, 497 Math, 1,003 Combined. Beginning in 1995-96, SAT scores are the re-centered scores provided by the Educational Testing Service. The 1984-85 to 1994-95 average scores were re-centered by OIR using software provided by the Educational Testing Service.

SOURCE: Internal Statistical Report.

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