Montgomery SAT Scores by Race and Ethnicity

Montgomery County's class of 2004 scored, on average, 1102 on the 1600-point SAT test, according to data released by the College Board last week. The score is an eight-point increase from 2003 and represents the first time the county's mean SAT score rose above 1100. Performance among different students continued to vary. Asian Americans increased their performance 33 points last year to a mean of 1160. Whites increased 10 points to 1163; Hispanics dropped one point to 944; and African Americans stayed the same at 917. Here is a school-by-school breakdown of SAT scores by race and ethnic group for 2004 and 2003. The number in parenthesis is the percent of students tested.

SchoolsWhite Black Asian HispanicBethesda-Chevy Chase2004 1233 (87.8) 920 (74.5) 1186 (88.5) 946 (61.4)2003 1236 (91.1) 885 (81.5) 1012 (83.3) 881 (45.2)Montgomery Blair 2004 1301 (89.7) 922 (64.0) 1316 (83) 872 (29.5)2003 1295 (88.7) 902 (63.8) 1221 (74.3) 911 (34.5)Blake2004 1143 (89.4) 953 (69.6) 1164 (77.8) 978 (53.1)2003 1104 (82.8) 921 (74.1) 1134 (82.6) 1028 (45.8)Churchill2004 1207 (90.4) 1027 (56.3) 1256 (92.8) 1141 (80.8)2003 1206 (89.2) 981 (88.5) 1247 (93.5) 1171 (77.3)Damascus 20041093 (75) 923 (43) 1167 (91) 994 (69)2003 1097 (73) 862 (76) 1104 (89) 1026 (33)Einstein2004 1146 (76) 869 (57) 984 (70) 901 (35)2003 1121 (73) 886 (62) 985 (77) 900 (33)Gaithersburg2004 1075 (90.2) 900 (60.4) 1001 (84.6) 848 (50)2003 1089 (86.3) 945 (62.7) 1049 (84.2) 895 (44.4)Kennedy2004 1091 (67.2) 866 (65.7) 1053 (90.6) 850 (39.2)2003 1146 (65.1) 893 (64.8) 1064 (81) 901 (38.6)Magruder2004 1131 (79.6) 945 (51.5) 1163 (64.6) 959 (30.6)2003 1112 (79.4) 989 (55.9) 1135 (74.3) 1006 (37.7)Northwest2004 1108 (73.2) 866 (61.9) 1198 (81.6) 862 (55.2)2003 1097 (77) 876 (75.8) 1067 (93.8) 953 (56.1)Paint Branch2004 1104 (84.6) 929 (64.3) 1105 (83.9) 907 (60.7)2003 1093 (82.7) 933 (72.9) 1064 (88.9) 936 (61.9)Poolesville 2004 1142 (84.9) n/a (n/a)1176 (100)n/a (n/a)2003 1083 (79.8) n/a (n/a) n/a (n/a) n/a (n/a)Quince Orchard2004 1127 (85.1) 931 (61.2) 1149 (87.1) 961 (54.5)2003 1129 (83) 922 (65) 1124 (84.9) 961 (45.7)Richard Montgomery2004 1239 (85.7) 1042 (54.7)1245 (94.4) 987 (40.6)2003 1238 (78.3) 1000 (65.8) 1194 (84) 1131 (36.7)Rockville2004 1133 (73.1) 893 (37.5) 1144 (77.4) 954 (22)2003 1102 (72.8) 950 (48.6) 1046 (68.2) 954 (31)Seneca Valley2004 1064 (78) 890 (61.6) 1027 (83) 1027 (39.2)2003 1081 (74) 901 (53.6) 1044 (73) 865 (37.9)Sherwood2004 1097 (84.5) 886 (50.9) 1041 (81.6) 1074 (55)2003 1086 (87.9) 985 (72.4) 1076 (87) 981 (46.2)Springbrook2004 1169 (84.9) 933 (74.3) 1069 (81.6) 921 (40.8)2003 1181 (81.6) 946 (62.7) 1034 (89.1) 849 (37.5)Walter Johnson2004 1194 (87.6) 1035 (55.2) 1201 (91.8) 1035 (55)2003 1190 (87.7) 942 (62.5) 1147 (85.2) 995 (58.9)Watkins Mill2004 1129 (75) 892 (46) 1081 (82.6) 967 (40)2003 1116 (77.5) 901 (54.2)1095 (83.3) 928 (54.1)Wheaton2004 975 (64.1) 864 (71.2) 959 (80) 820 (45.7)2003 966 (68.8) 802 (62.9) 965 (79.2) 824 (41.8)Walt Whitman2004 1255 (86.9) 985 (83.3) 1230 (86.2) 1126 (65.4)2003 1257 (89.8) 934 (53.3) 1273 (89.6) 1154(69.2)Wootton2004 1205 (93.3) 968 (76.5) 1238 (95.8) 1172 (77.3)2003 1173 (90.4)1015 (75) 1224 (96.3) 1060 (72.7)RegionAverage ScoreMontgomery County2004 1102 (80)2003 1094 (81)Maryland2004 1026 (68)2003 1024 (68)U.S.2004 1026 (48)2003 1026 (48)n/a: Results are not reported for subgroups with fewer than five students.

SOURCE: Montgomery County public schools