ERIC Number: ED200082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: 0
1980 SAT Scores and Demographic Characteristics of Maryland College-Bound Seniors and 1974-1980 Trends.
Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Information on 1980 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores and characteristics of Maryland college-bound seniors, along with trends for 1974-80, are considered. Numbers of Maryland high school graduates taking the test, the race and sex of test-takers, SAT scores for Maryland and the United States for 1972-80, and the Maryland mean score on the SAT by sex for 1974-80 are indicated. Information is also presented on the following: trends in the proportion of college-bound seniors planning to seek special assistance in certain areas; trends in the proportion of college-bound seniors planning to apply for advanced placement; trends in the college-bound seniors' mean number of years of study in certain academic subjects by sex; trends in degree level goals of college-bound seniors; trends in the grade point average of college-bound seniors in Maryland and the United States; trends in intended areas of study of college-bound seniors for 1975-80 for all students combined and for females separately; the rank order by SAT score of the intended areas of study of Maryland seniors; trends in SAT scores by intended areas of study for 1978-80; college-bound seniors' annual parental median income and median estimated contribution toward college cost by race; and trends in the number of college-bound seniors who requested scores be sent to Maryland institutions and to out-of-state institutions. A profile of the high school seniors (in-state and out-of-state) who requested their SAT scores be sent to Maryland institutions is presented and further broken down by private and public institutions. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Advanced Placement, Aptitude Tests, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis, Grade Point Average, High School Seniors, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Parent Financial Contribution, Scores, State Surveys, Student Characteristics, Trend Analysis
State Board for Higher Education, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Higher Education, Annapolis.
Identifiers: Maryland; Scholastic Aptitude Test