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Average SAT scores for college-bound seniors, by race/ethnicity: 1996 to 2004 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.9: Student Performance on College Entrance Examinations

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Table 4.9a. Average SAT scores for college-bound seniors, by race/ethnicity: 1996 to 2004
Year Total1 White Black Mexican American Puerto Rican Other
Hispanic/
Latino
Asian/
Pacific Islander
American
Indian/Alaska Native
Verbal
1996 505 526 434 455 452 465 496 483
1997 505 526 434 451 454 466 496 475
1998 505 526 434 453 452 461 498 480
1999 505 527 434 453 455 463 498 484
2000 505 528 434 453 456 461 499 482
2001 506 529 433 451 457 460 501 481
2002 504 527 430 446 455 458 501 479
2003 507 529 431 448 456 457 508 480
2004 508 528 430 451 457 461 507 483
Mathematics
1996 508 523 422 459 445 466558 477
1997 511 526 423 458 447 468 560 475
1998 512 528 426 460 447 466 562 483
1999 511 528 422 456 448 464 560 481
2000 514 530 426 460 451 467 565 481
2001 514 531 426 458 451 465 566 479
2002 516 533 427 457 451 464 569 483
2003 519 534 426 457 453 464 575 482
2004 518 531 427 458 452 465 577 488
1 Includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Test-takers were asked to self-identify a single racial/ethnic group. Scores for both Verbal and Mathematics range from 0 to 800.
SOURCE: College Entrance Examination Board, College Bound Seniors Report, 1996 to 2004.

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