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Looking for information about average SAT scores? We've got it! The average SAT scores for 2018 high school graduates are 536 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 531 Math, 1068 total. The mean scores for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math don't add up to the total mean score because of rounding. 

The charts below provide national average SAT scores for the years 1999-2018 and 2018 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
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

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

California

262,228

1076

540

536

Colorado

58,790

1025

519

506

Connecticut

44,700

1053

535

519

Delaware

11,055

998

505

492

District of Columbia

4,985

977

497

480

Georgia

74,240

1064

542

522

Maryland

48,040

1080

545

535

Massachusetts

59,382 1125

562

563

Michigan

115,281

1011

511

499

Minnesota

2,464

1298

643

655

Mississippi

806

1236

630

606

New Jersey

84,672

1094

547

547

New York

162,551 1068

534

534

Ohio

22,992

1099

552

547

Pennsylvania

96,740 1086

547

539

Rhode Island

10,161

1018

513

505

Texas

226,374

1032

520

512

Virginia

61,576

1117

567

550

Washington

48,574

1081

543

538


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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