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SAT Mean Score Trends

Minnesota and National


 

Minnesota students scored higher than students nationally. However, the students who take the SAT in Minnesota are predominately in the top 20 percent of their high school graduating class.


SAT Trends: Minnesota
School Year Critical Reading Math Writing Number of Test Takers Percent of High School Graduates
1997-985855985,3919%
1998-995865985,4949%
1999-005815945,6999%
2000-015805895,8859%
2001-025815916,45310%
2002-035825916,54210%
2003-045875936,54910%
2004-055925976,47011%
2005-065916005746,10610%
2006-075966035775,4689%
2007-085966095795,0809%
2008-095956095784,6857%
2009-105946075804,3907%
2010-115936085774,4727%
2011-125926065734,0537%
2012-135956085773,7496%
2013-145986105783,5235%
2014-155956075763,2055%

SAT Trends: National
School Year Critical Reading Math Writing Number of Test Takers Percent of High School Graduates
1997-98505512-43%
1998-99505511-43%
1999-00505514-44%
2000-01506514-45%
2001-02504516-46%
2002-03507519-48%
2003-04508518-48%
2004-05508520-49%
2005-06503518497-49%
2006-07502515494-48%
2007-085025154941,518,85948%
2008-095015154931,530,12846%
2009-105015154921,547,99047%
2010-114975144891,647,12347%
2011-124965144881,664,47947%
2012-134965144881,660,04750%
2013-144975134871,672,39550%
2014-154955114841,698,52150%

Scores are on a scale of 200 to 800.

Source: College Board