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SAT Results by Race/Ethnicity


Minnesota and National: 2011-12 School Year

Minnesota students of color scored higher than students nationally. While only 7 percent of Minnesota high school students take the SAT they are predominately in the top 20 percent of their high school graduating class. Nationwide, about 50 percent of high school students take the SAT.

Number of
Test Takers
Percent Critical
Math Writing   Percent Critical
Math Writing
American Indian210.6%558558519 0.6%480486461
Asian54614.6%559651567 11.8%521597527
Black1965.1%507502486 12.7%431429418
Hispanic1032.7%558558541 17.1%452459443
White2,66771.1%612611589 50.3%527534515
Other1343.6%572584557 3.7%492519490
No Response882.3%592587569 3.8%448508453
All Students3,749100%595608577 100%496514488

Source: College Board