ERIC Number: ED435723
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep-20
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Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Results, 1998-99. Measuring Up. E&R Report No. 00.04.
Fejoku, Caroline Gay
This report presents Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) results for high school seniors in the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), North Carolina. In Wake County, the number of seniors taking the test rose to 3,496 in 1998-99, an increase from 3,377 in 1997-98 (3.5%). The average SAT score for WCPSS seniors in 1998-99 (1059) was the third highest in the state. The average score for WCPSS students increased by seven points over the preceding year, the fifth consecutive year of rising scores. The national average score was 1016. The WCPSS total score increase of 60 points over 10 years greatly exceeds state and national average increases. Tables contain scores for the WCPSS, each school, and the United States for the verbal and mathematics tests of the SAT I, with scores grouped by family income, parents' education level, and high school rank. (Contains 6 tables, with Table 6 divided into the 13 system schools.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wake County Public Schools System, Raleigh, NC. Dept. of Evaluation and Research.