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SHERMAN OAKS — The Los Angeles Unified School District has revealed that its schools have displayed a slight increase in SAT scores and a number of test-takers for the 2013 school year, according to a recent press release from the LAUSD website on Monday, October 21.
Citing numbers from the College Board, the organization behind the SAT tests, the LAUSD broke down the numbers relating to the district.
The average scores for the various sections is 500 for the 2013 school year. Compared to 2012, students have shown an increase in mean score, on a scale from 200-800, from 431 to 435 in critical reading, 441 to 442 in math and 436 to 437 in reading.
In terms of the highest average overall scores, the LAUSD names the
“The trend continues in the right direction as more 12th-graders take these challenging exams and scores continue to rise,” said LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy.
Among the other categories,
On a statewide level, there has been a similar uptick in the number of test-takers and mean scores.
The College Board revealed last month on a national level, 43 percent of test-takers in the graduating class of 2013 met the SAT benchmark for college readiness; which has remained the same for the past five years.
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