Fairfax County public high school seniors have turned in another above-average performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
The College Board reports the mean SAT score on this year’s test is 1213. That’s 103 points higher than Virginia’s statewide average and 164 points above the average nationwide. The score also betters, by 28 points, the Fairfax County public schools’ mean score from last year.
In mathematics the mean score is 608, 61 points above the Virginia average and 88 points over the whole nation. The reading-writing mean score is 604, 41 points above the Virginia average and 75 points over the U.S. average.
A total of 9,725 FCPS seniors in the class of 2018 took the SAT. That’s about 60 percent of all seniors.