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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 2014 college-bound seniors shown in the table below.

Literature 619
History and Social Sciences
United States History 643
World History 626
Mathematics Level 1 621
Mathematics Level 2 691
Biology-Ecological 627
Biology-Molecular 653
Chemistry 668
Physics 665
Language Tests
Chinese with Listening 758
French 635
French with Listening 664
German 640
German with Listening 626
Modern Hebrew 615
Italian 694
Japanese with Listening 695
Korean with Listening 767
Latin 626
Spanish 651
Spanish with Listening 664

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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  • Score Reporting Options for Higher Ed Institutions
  • Electronic Data Layout for Higher Ed Institutions

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