2006 College Bound Seniors Average SAT Scores


Approximately 1.47 million test takers, of whom 53.6% were female

   CRITICAL READING  MATH   WRITING TOTAL 
GENDER         
 Female  502  502  502  1506
 Male  505  536  491  1532
 ETHNICITY        
 Amer. Indian or Alaskan Native  487  494  474  1455
 Asian, Asian Amer. or Pacific Islander  510 578  512  1600 
 African American or Black  434 429  428   1291
 Mexican or Mexican American  454 465  452  1371 
 Puerto Rican  459 456  448  1363 
 Other Hispanic or Latino  458 463  450  1371 
 White 527  536  519  1582 
 Other 494  513  493  1500 
 No Response (9%)  487  506  482  1475
 FAMILY INCOME        
 Less than $10,000/year  429  457  427  1313
 $10,000 - $20,000/year  445  465  440  1350
 $20,000 - $30,000/year  462  474  454  1390
 $30,000 - $40,000/year  478  488  470  1436
 $40,000 - $50,000/year  493  501  483  1477
 $50,000 - $60,000/year  500  509  490  1499
 $60,000 - $70,000/year  505  515  496  1516
 $70,000 - $80,000/year  511  521  502  1534
 $80,000 - $100,000/year  523  534  514  1571
 More than $100,000/year  549  564  543  1656
 No Response (35%)  (scores not reported)      
 ALL TEST-TAKERS  503  518  497  1518

calculated by FairTest from: College Board, College-Bound Seniors 2006: Total Group Profile Report