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Average Scores

The average SAT Subject Tests score

The average Subject Test score varies from test to test, because different groups of students take different tests. For this reason, you shouldn't compare scores across the different Subject Tests. You can compare scores to the average Subject Test scores for 2015 college-bound seniors shown in the table below.

Literature 618
History and Social Sciences
United States History 645
World History 618
Mathematics Level 1 619
Mathematics Level 2 690
Biology-Ecological 625
Biology-Molecular 652
Chemistry 666
Physics 667
Language Tests
Chinese with Listening 759
French 636
French with Listening 666
German 644
German with Listening 636
Modern Hebrew 608
Italian 695
Japanese with Listening 694
Korean with Listening 768
Latin 613
Spanish 651
Spanish with Listening 665

2006 was the last year for which scores for the SAT Subject Test in Writing were reported. Please consult the 2006 College-Bound Seniors Reports for data on the Subject Test in Writing.

The English Language Proficiency Test™ (ELPT™) was last administered in January 2005. Please consult the 2005 College-Bound Seniors Reports for data on ELPT.  

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Related Materials

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  • Guidelines for the Release of Data
  • Score Reporting Options for High Schools
  • Electronic Data Layout for High Schools
  • Score Reporting Options for Higher Ed Institutions
  • Electronic Data Layout for Higher Ed Institutions

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