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SAT Score Card 2019

SAT is conducted by College board seven times in a year in the USA and six times in other international locations. The SAT results are declared approximately five weeks after the exam is held. Scores for SAT test held on June 3, 2017, are available to be viewed now. The SAT reasoning test is scored on a scale of 400-1600. Candidates who take the test can even get the SAT 2017 score sent to their chosen university. SAT test takers are provided with the official scorecard for the SAT about five weeks after the test is over. The SAT score 2017 card can be received either online or by mail. If you have registered for the test online and wish to receive a paper score report by mail in addition to the online SAT score 2017 report, you have to request for the same at the time of registration. However, candidates who have registered by mail and who do not have active College Board online accounts will receive paper score reports only.

SAT Result Schedule 2019

SAT Test Day SAT Result Tentative Dates
Multiple Choice Question SAT Essay Scores
6th March 2019 29th March 2019 31st March 2019
9th March 2019 22nd March 2019 24th March 2019
27th March 2019 19th April 2019 21st April 2019
9th April 2019 2nd May 2019 5th May 2019
23rd April 2019 16th May 2019 19th May 2019
4th May 2019 17th May 2019 19th May 2019
1st June 2019 10th July 2019 14th July 2019

What is a good SAT score?

You took the SAT, got your scores back, and now you want to know how you did. Or maybe you want to know what score to aim for next time.

In this guide, we’ll discuss how to figure out how your SAT scores stack up compared to all the other test-takers out there. Then, we’ll help you figure out what’s a good SAT score for you based on the colleges you are interested in and discuss what to do if your score turns out to be lower than expected.

The SAT score range is between 400 and 1600 for your total score, and 200-800 for each of your two subscores. One subscore is for Math, and one subscore is your combined Reading and Writing scores to make one “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing” score.

As you would expect, the higher your score, the better you did compared to all the other test-takers. But is there a certain SAT score cutoff that marks a “good” score?

To determine what makes for good SAT scores relative to everyone else, it’s important to understand how SAT scoring works. Your total score out of 1600 (as well as your two sections subscores out of 800) corresponds to a percentile ranking. Your percentile tells you what percent of students you scored better than. So if you got a 60th-percentile score, you’ve scored better than 60% of all test-takers!

The 50th-percentile SAT composite score—the average SAT score—is between 1050 and 1060. (The test is deliberately designed so that the average score hovers around 1000 on the 1600-point scale—about 500 per subsection). The average score for math is between 520 and 530 (520 is 49th-percentile and 530 is the 54th). The average SAT score for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing is between 530 (49th percentile) and 540 (53rd percentile).

SAT test scores follow a normal distribution. This means that student performance tends to cluster around the middle of the scale. Far fewer test-takers score towards the higher and lower end of the scale.
Composite Score (Out of 1600).

Let me elaborate.

The main thing you need to know about your SAT scores is that they’re more detailed and more holistic than ever before. The SAT is now scored out of 1600 (the old SAT was out of 2400), and there are new subscores and cross-section scores to consider as you evaluate your performance. Let’s take a look at what we’re working with:

Your total score is your overall score and is a combination of your section scores (see below). The highest composite score for the redesigned SAT is 800+800, or 1600. The average score is 1000.

Your section scores are the individual scores for the two main sections of the SAT: reading/writing and math. Each of these sections is scored out of 800, and they are added together to get your overall score.

The essay is optional in the redesigned SAT and will not be factored into your overall SAT score. The essay scores will be shown separately on the report.

Your essay, should you choose to write one, will be scored on three measures: Reading, Analysis and Writing (a good way to remember it: RAW). You will receive a score of 2 to 8 in each of these areas.

SAT Score breakdown

In addition to the “top-line” scores, you also receive additional sets of scores that contain additional detail about how you performed on specific skill or subject areas.

Your test scores break out the reading/writing section into reading and writing and language and give you scores out of 40 points as well as a math test score out of 40 points. These are the basis for your section scores, and therefore your overall SAT score.

Your two cross-test scores, each scored out of 40 points, are based on your performance answering questions that have science or history/social studies contexts. These subject-related questions appear both in Reading & Writing as well as Math.

Your SAT subscores show how well you’re performing in different skill categories, to give you a clearer picture of where your strengths and weaknesses lie.

Subscores can be within reading and writing and language (Command of Evidence and Words in Context), writing and language alone (Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions), and math alone (Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Passport to Advanced Math).

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