SAT scores for 2017 were recently released, and BISD’s composite score of 1,073 for critical reading, mathematics and writing is higher than the state average of 1,019 and the national average of 1,070. Average scores on the individual portions of the tests were:
- Critical Reading – BISD scored 540 as compared to the state average at 512 and the national average of 538;
- Mathematics – BISD scored 533 as compared to the state average at 507 and the national average of 533; and
- Writing – BISD scored 464 as compared to the state average at 449 and the national average of 482.
A total of 770 BISD students took the SAT in 2017.
“High school students in BISD continue to show increases in their scores each year,” said Superintendent Dr. Darrell G. Brown. “Even though our students scored above the state and nation this year, the District is committed to continuous advancement of our students, and we will continue to implement curriculum improvement in our pre-advanced placement and advanced placement courses and content areas to improve college readiness.”