Loudoun County, VA (September 14, 2015) – SAT scores for the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Class of 2015 remained steady, going up one point in Writing and holding steady in Math and Reading when compared to results from 2014.
The average score for Writing improved to 528 in 2015. In 2014 it was 527. The average score in Reading remained at 543. The average score in Math was 541 for each of the last two years. The number of LCPS students taking the SAT rose slightly; from 3,563 in 2014 to 3,578 in 2015.
The LCPS performance on the SAT was consistent with state and national trends. Nationwide, scores declined on all three tests (Reading down two points, Math down two points and Writing down three points).
In Virginia, scores rose by one point in Math and two points in Writing while holding steady in Reading. LCPS students exceeded state and national averages on the test. The LCPS total average exceeded the state average by 79 points and the national average by 122 points.
“Loudoun County Public Schools strive to sustain and build upon a culture of continuous improvement,” said LCPS Director of High School Education Nereida Gonzalez-Sales. “Our results validate the collective efforts of school communities in preparing graduates toward college and career readiness. Though we exceed the state and national average, we will continue to work toward growth in student performance.”
Here are the SAT results for each LCPS high school (note: Riverside was not open for the 2014-15 school year and Rock Ridge did not have a senior class):