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High School Junior PSAT Mean Score Trends


 

Minnesota and National

PSAT Trends: Minnesota
School Year Critical
Reading Mean
Math Mean Writing Skills Mean Number of Test Takers Percent Junior Cohort
1997-98515251.221,68136%
1998-99505250.621,51035%
1999-00505250.722,40936%
2000-01515350.421,04636%
2001-0250.151.950.921,62835%
2002-0350.652.450.721,33634%
2003-0449.851.352.321,04133%
2004-0550.452.552.720,821
2005-0651.052.951.621,075
2006-0751.652.448.521,294
2007-0849.851.748.222,384
2008-0949.352.147.223,836
2009-1049.351.447.322,901
2010-1150.252.247.222,931
2011-1251.052.547.721,190
2012-1351.052.549.020,068

PSAT Trends: National
School Year Critical
Reading Mean
Math Mean Writing Skills Mean Number of Test Takers Percent Junior Cohort
1997-98494949.4 44%
1998-99484948.9 44%
1999-00484949.2 45%
2000-01484948.7 45%
2001-0248.34948.9 46%
2002-0348.049.248.8 46%
2003-0447.248.149.8 45%
2004-0547.048.948.9
2005-0647.649.249.4
2006-0747.748.645.8
2007-0846.848.245.91,565,859
2008-0947.646.748.81,588,688
2009-1046.948.245.81,545,856
2010-1147.348.945.41,572,274
2011-1247.648.345.61,557,056
2012-1347.748.646.51,551,095

Scores in subject areas are on a scale of 20 to 80.

Source: College Board