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Average SAT Scores

Looking for information about average SAT scores? We've got it! The average SAT scores for 2019 high school graduates are 531 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 528 Math, 1059 total.

The charts below provide national average SAT scores for the years 1999-2019 and 2019 state-specific average SAT scores for selected states.

National Average SAT Scores - New SAT

Year Number of Testers Total Evidence-Based
Reading and Writing
Math
2019 2,220,087 1059 531 528
2018 2,136,539 1068 536 531
2017 1,715,481 1060 533 527

National Average SAT Scores - Old SAT 

Year Number of Testers Critical Reading Math Writing
2016 1,637,589 494 508 482

2015

1,698,521

495

511

484

2014

1,660,047

496

514

488

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

 


 

State-Specific Average SAT Scores (2019)

State Number of Testers Total Evidence-Based
Reading and Writing
Math

California

272,892

1024

518

506

Colorado

59,494

1024

518

506

Connecticut

44,029

1046

529

516

Delaware

10,990

985

499

486

District of Columbia

4,980

975

495

480

Georgia

76,340

1058

538

519

Maryland

51,094

1058

535

523

Massachusetts

59,671 1120

559

561

Michigan

113,724

1003

507

496

Minnesota

2,464

1298

643

655

Mississippi

781

1237

628

608

New Jersey

84,602

1090

544

545

New York

162,179 1064

531

533

Ohio

22,904

1097

550

548

Pennsylvania

95,794 1082

545

537

Rhode Island

11,478

995

503

492

Texas

236,665

1022

515

507

Virginia

61,182

1119

567

551

Washington

49,630

1074

539

535


Related Topics

  • For more general information about the SAT Test, visit our SAT Test page.
  • For information about how the SAT is scored, visit our SAT Scoring page.
  • For information about upcoming SAT test dates, visit our SAT Test Dates page.

 

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