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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 2013 college-bound seniors shown in the table below.

Literature 613
History and Social Sciences
United States History 651
World History 624
Mathematics Level 1 621
Mathematics Level 2 686
Biology-Ecological 626
Biology-Molecular 655
Chemistry 666
Physics 667
Language Tests
Chinese with Listening 759
French 635
French with Listening 654
German 622
German with Listening 624
Modern Hebrew 620
Italian 684
Japanese with Listening 688
Korean with Listening 767
Latin 615
Spanish 656
Spanish with Listening 668

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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