Maryland's HS Students Score Above National SAT Average (BBJ Story)
Maryland's high school class of 2018 outscored the national average on the SAT last year. Students who took the test in Maryland earned a mean score of 1080, which is higher than the national mean score of 1068.
New data released by the College Board Thursday shows a total of 48,040 Maryland graduates took the SAT last year. That's 76 percent of the state's total graduating class of more than 63,000 students. By comparison, nearly 43,000 students took the SAT a year before and received a mean score of 1060.