////////////Number///////////Verbal Mean/////////////Math Mean///////////

Race/////1986//1985// 1986// 1985/////Diff///. 1986/// 1985/// Diff/. Asian American/ 53//// 42//// 42.7/ 48.3//// -5.6//// 52.0//// 57.1/// -5.1

Black// 103//// 91//// 41.2/ 40.3//// +0.9//// 44.3//// 43.5/ //+0.8/

So. American/ 7////// 4//// 38.6/ 39.0//// -0.4//// 46.4//// 49.0/// -2.6/

White/ 815//// 711//// 46.1/ 47.3//// -1.2//// 50.7//// 52.1/// -1.4

No Response*/ 76/ 66/

*Means not reported when number is fewer than four or when race has not been reported

A FIVE-YEAR COMPARISON OF SAT SCORES For Seniors Graduating From Howard County Public Schools School........Year......Verbal......Math.....Total......Tested

Atholton..... 1986-87..... 472..... 514..... 986..... 193..... ....... .....1985-86..... 467..... 505..... 972..... 190..... ....... .....1984-85..... 466..... 502..... 968..... 165..... ....... .....1983-84..... 481..... 514..... 995..... 143..... ....... .....1982-83..... 480..... 516..... 996..... 131..... Centennial... 1986-87..... 484..... 543..... 1027..... 248..... ....... .....1985-86..... 481..... 535..... 1016..... 220..... ....... .....1984-85..... 467..... 512..... 979..... 218..... ....... .....1983-84..... 465..... 522..... 987..... 194..... ....... .....1982-83..... 467..... 518..... 985..... 199.....

Glenelg..... 1986-87..... 450..... 493..... 943..... 174..... ....... .....1985-86..... 456..... 507..... 963..... 177..... ....... .....1984-85..... 456..... 501..... 957..... 151..... ....... .....1983-84..... 461..... 505..... 966..... 156..... ..............1982-83..... 453..... 485..... 938..... 128..... Hammond..... 1986-87..... 456..... 493..... 949..... 191..... ....... .....1985-86..... 446..... 489..... 935..... 192..... ....... .....1984-85..... 440..... 474..... 914..... 138..... ....... .....1983-84..... 438..... 469..... 907..... 119..... ....... .....1982-83..... 434..... 454..... 888..... 111..... . Howard..... 1986-87..... 432..... 466..... 898..... 151..... ....... .....1985-86..... 455..... 476..... 931..... 157..... ....... .....1984-85..... 438..... 469..... 907..... 130..... ....... .....1983-84..... 433..... 473..... 906..... 141..... ....... .....1982-83..... 435..... 464..... 899..... 132.....

Mount Hebron.1986-87..... 451..... 514..... 965..... 169..... ....... .....1985-86..... 434..... 498..... 932..... 193..... ....... .....1984-85..... 445..... 514..... 959..... 154..... ....... .....1983-84..... 443..... 509..... 952..... 161..... ..............1982-83..... 440..... 500..... 940..... 170..... Oakland Mills.1986-87..... 461..... 501..... 962..... 210..... ....... .....1985-86..... 459..... 501..... 960..... 237..... ....... .....1984-85..... 460..... 488..... 948..... 217..... ....... .....1983-84..... 442..... 480..... 922..... 214..... ....... .....1982-83..... 449..... 479..... 928..... 178..... Wilde Lake... 1986-87..... 474..... 521..... 995..... 193..... ....... .....1985-86..... 473..... 515..... 988..... 187..... ....... .....1984-85..... 461..... 508..... 969..... 167..... ....... .....1983-84..... 453..... 493..... 946..... 151..... ....... .....1982-83..... 469..... 509..... 978..... 179..... Howard County.1986-87..... 462..... 508..... 970..... 1,529..... ....... .....1985-86..... 459..... 504..... 963..... 1,553..... ....... .....1984-85..... 456..... 497..... 953..... 1,340..... ....... .....1983-84..... 452..... 497..... 949..... 1,279..... ....... .....1982-83..... 455..... 493..... 948..... 1,228..... Maryland..... 1986-87..... 437..... 477..... 914..... 31,394..... ....... .....1985-86..... 436..... 475..... 911..... 29,654..... ....... .....1984-85..... 435..... 475..... 910..... 29,520..... ....... .....1983-84..... 429..... 468..... 897..... -- -- ..... ....... .....1982-83..... 427..... 466..... 893..... -- -- ..... . Nation..... 1986-87..... 430..... 476..... 906..... 1,080,426..... ....... .....1985-86..... 431..... 475..... 906..... 1,000,747..... ....... .....1984-85..... 431..... 475..... 906..... 997,365..... ....... .....1983-84..... 426..... 471..... 897..... -- -- ..... ....... .....1982-83..... 425..... 468..... 893..... -- -- ..... .......

SAT RESULTS BY ETHNIC GROUP Class of 1987 ................................Verbal Mean........Math Mean....... Race........... No.. %...County..State.Nation.County..State..Nation..... Amer. Indian.... 7... 0... 423... 399... 393... 497... 432... 432... Asian American..72... 5... 467... 432... 405... 557... 532... 521... Black......... 178... 12... 394... 360... 351... 414... 382... 377... Hispanic........ 6... 0... 410... 424... 387... 490... 459... 432... White........ 1150... 80... 476... 459... 447... 523... 499... 489... Other.......... 14... 1... 414... 422... 405... 481... 460... 455... No Response*... 102.. *Means not reported when number is fewer than six or when race has not been reported