September 19, 2011

THEY'RE BETTER LOOKING TOO:

NH students shine in SATs (GARRY RAYNO, 9/19/11, New Hampshire Union Leader)

New Hampshire's graduating seniors who took the 2011 SAT once again did better than their national counterparts.

New Hampshire's 2011 graduates also had average scores slightly higher than the preceding class in the three categories: critical reading, math and writing.

The average score for state students in critical reading was 523, compared with the national average of 497. Last year's average score was 520, and it was 523 in 2009, 521 in 2008 and 2007, and 520 in 2006.

The average mathematics score this year was 525, while the national average was 514. Last year's score was 524, and it was 523 in 2009 and 2008, 521 in 2007, and 524 in 2006.

The state average writing score was 511, while the national score was 489. Last year's average writing score was 510, the same as in 2009, and it was 511 in 2008, 512 in 2007, and 509 in 2006.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 19, 2011 8:57 PM
  
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