Calvert County

Calvert County's Class of 2004 posted the highest average SAT score in Southern Maryland -- 1053 on the 1600-point test -- according to data released recently by the College Board. Performance varied among racial and ethnic groups. The average score of white students decreased two points to 1066; Hispanics' score increased 17 points to 1066; Asian Americans' increased 81 points to 1125; and African Americans' decreased nine points to 883. Here is a school-by-school breakdown of SAT scores by race and ethnic group for 2004 and 2003. The number in parentheses in the schools portion of the chart is the percentage of students tested in each racial or ethnic category. In the regional portion, it represents the percentage of seniors tested.

SchoolsWhite Black Asian HispanicCalvert High

2004 1062 (46%) 922 (28%) * (*) 1058 (71%)2003 1068 (49%)959 (38%)1164 (100%)* (*)Northern High20041053 (44%)865 (31%)1156 (100%)* (*)2003 1088 (43%)896 (38%) 992 (100%) * (*)Patuxent High20041086 (42%)870 (42%)* (*)* (*)20031045 (38%)809 (42%) * (*)969 (67%)RegionAverage ScoreCalvert County2004 1053 (54.3%)2003 1044 (60%)Maryland2004 1026 (68%)2003 1024 (68%)U.S.2004 1026 (48%)2003 1026 (48%)* Too few students for College Board reporting purposes.

SOURCE: Calvert County public schools