SAT Scores for FCPS Students Continue to Exceed State and National Averages

News Release
December 13, 2019

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) seniors in the class of 2019 continued the trend of                     surpassing state and national averages on the SAT, according to results released by the College Board. The FCPS mean score for 2019 was 1,218, nearly 100 points above Virginia (1,119) and more than 150 points above the U.S. (1,059). This FCPS overall average is also up slightly from 1,213 in 2018.

Reporting Group

Fairfax Overall

Virginia Overall

U.S. Overall

Fairfax Reading / Writing

Virginia Reading/ Writing

U.S. Reading / Writing

Fairfax Math

Virginia Math

U.S. Math

All

1218

1119

1059

606

567

531

612

551

528

Asian

1297

1250

1223

630

610

586

667

640

637

Black

1078

972

933

542

497

476

536

475

457

Hispanic

1117

1070

978

560

543

495

557

527

483

White

1242

1159

1114

623

590

562

620

568

553

*    Only results from the revised (2016) SAT assessment are considered. Due to rounding, the reported overall mean value does not match the sum of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing mean and the Mathematics mean. 

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing showed an average FCPS score of 606, and Mathematics showed an average FCPS score of 612, both well above state and national rates, as shown in the table below. A total of 9,791 FCPS seniors in the class of 2019 took the SAT, or approximately 68 percent of all seniors, as reported in June 2019 membership.

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FCPS High School Mean SAT Scores, Three-Year Comparison

School Name

2017

2018

2019

Annandale

1082

1104

1112

Centreville

1168

1189

1222

Chantilly

1226

1233

1253

Edison

1092

1119

1131

Fairfax

1166

1192

1208

Falls Church

1113

1141

1158

Hayfield

1115

1113

1138

Herndon

1183

1187

1176

Jefferson (TJHSST)

1492

1516

1530

Justice

1060

1094

1084

Lake Braddock

1192

1210

1210

Langley

1288

1314

1330

Lee

1084

1093

1095

Madison

1240

1262

1277

Marshall

1230

1237

1246

McLean

1283

1308

1305

Mount Vernon

1029

1040

1048

Oakton

1222

1265

1274

Robinson

1195

1210

1195

South County

1145

1172

1187

South Lakes

1218

1205

1194

West Potomac

1112

1155

1126

West Springfield

1188

1195

1202

Westfield

1157

1195

1195

Woodson

1238

1256

1260

FCPS

1185

1213

1218

Virginia

1095

1110

1119

U.S.

1044

1049

1059