Average SAT Scores: National & State Averages

Average SAT Scores

Looking for information about average SAT scores?  We’ve got it!  The average SAT scores for 2015 high school graduates are 495 Critical Reading, 511 Math, and 484 Writing. These are the most up-to-date results that the test-provider has released.

The charts below provide national average SAT scores for the years 1999-2015 and 2015 state-specific average SAT scores for selected states.

National Average SAT Scores

Year

Number of Testers

Critical Reading

Math

Writing

2015

1,698,521

495

511

484

2014

1,672,395

497

513

487

2013

1,660,047

496

514

488

2012

1,664,479

496

514

488

2011

1,672,395

497

514

489

2010

1,547,990

500

515

491

2009

1,530,128

501

515

493

2008

1,518,859

502

515

494

2007

1,494,531

502

515

494

2006

1,465,744

503

518

497

2005

1,475,623

508

520

2004

1,419,007

508

518

2003

1,406,324

507

519

2002

1,327,831

504

516

2001

1,276,320

506

514

2000

1,260,278

505

514

1999

1,220,130

505

511

2015 State-Specific Average SAT Scores

State

Number of Testers

Critical Reading

Math

Writing

California

241,533

495

506

491

Colorado

6,485

582

587

567

Connecticut

36,455

504

506

504

Delaware

9,823

462

461

445

District of Columbia

4,718

441

440

432

Georgia

72,898

490

485

475

Maryland

48,845

491

493

478

Massachusetts

61,277

516

529

507

Michigan

3,765

594

609

585

New Jersey

85,021

500

521

499

New York

153,543

489

502

478

Ohio

17,253

557

563

537

Pennsylvania

96,826

499

504

482

Rhode Island

8,103

494

494

484

Texas

193,768

470

486

454

Virginia

59,621

518

516

499

Washington

44,423

502

510

484

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