ERIC Number: ED557744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct-23
Reference Count: N/A
SAT Participation and Performance and the Attainment of College and Career Readiness Benchmark Scores for the Class of 2013. Memorandum
Sanderson, Geoffrey T.
Montgomery County Public Schools
This memorandum describes the SAT participation and performance for the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2013 compared with the graduating seniors in Maryland and the nation. Detailed results of SAT and ACT by high school and student group for graduates in 2011-2013 are included. MCPS students continue to outperform the state of Maryland and the nation on the SAT, according to the "2013 College-bound Seniors" report released by the College Board. The mean SAT combined score (1648) for the MCPS Class of 2013 was 192 and 150 points higher than those for public school graduates (1456) in the state and graduates in the nation (1498), respectively. From 2011 to 2013, MCPS graduates improved the mean SAT combined scores by 11 points, while the scores for Maryland public school graduates and graduates nationwide declined by 16 and 2 points, respectively.
Descriptors: Public Schools, College Entrance Examinations, Student Participation, High School Students, High School Graduates, Performance, Comparative Analysis, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Counties
Montgomery County Public Schools. 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tel: 301-309-6277; Web site: http://www.mcps.k12.md.us
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Office of Shared Accountability
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)