Quaker Valley High School Makes Top 10 List for Highest SAT Scores
See the other area schools that made the list.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education released a list of high schools' average SAT scores for 2012 and Quaker Valley High School made the top 10.
Out of 160 Quaker Valley High School students tested, the average verbal score was 532, the average math score was 535 and the average writing score was 523.
Upper St. Clair High School topped the list with 343 students tested and an average verbal score of 568. The average math score was 583 and the average writing score was 576.
Coming in right behind Upper St. Clair is North Allegheny High School. Out of the 572 students tested there, the average verbal score was 566, the average math score was 582 and the average writing score was 557.
Third is Mt. Lebanon High School, where the average score for the 395 students tested was 557 for verbal, 570 for math and 568 for writing.
The Pittsburgh Business Times compiled the list of the top SAT scores for high schools in the Pittsburgh region. Here are the top 10:
1. Upper St Clair High School
3. Mt. Lebanon Senior High School
4. Fox Chapel Area Senior High School
5. Hampton High School*
8. Avonworth Senior High School*
9. Franklin Regional Senior High School
The noted (*) schools above all registered increases in scores over the previous year’s combined score.
Click here to link to the Pennsylvania Department of Education website with scores for schools across the state. More than 1.66 million students took the SAT in the class of 2012, making it the largest class of SAT takers in history, according to College Board, which administers the test.
The highest possible score in each of the three categories is 800.
Top 10 SAT Scorers for Pittsburgh Area
|2012 SAT Scores||Number||Verbal||Math||Writing|
|1||Upper St. Clair||
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