SAT Data Tables
Interpreting SAT Subject Test Scores
SAT Program data provide important information about test characteristics, prediction, validity, and reliability.Additionally, college-bound senior data provides insightful information about the test takers, i.e., subgroup performance,college plans and goals, and high school background.
Below is a list of data tables for use in interpreting Subject Test scores. These tables supplement the College-BoundSeniors data.
These tables are available for download in PDF format. Requires Adobe Reader (latest versionrecommended).
A list of Statistical Definitions can help you to understand the statistical termsmentioned in the tables.
|SAT Subject Tests|
|Subject Test Percentile Ranks(.pdf/989Kb)|| |
Percentiles compare students who took the same Subject Test, and are used to find out how students performed on the test.
|Subject Test Subscore Percentile Ranks|
|Subject Tests in Languages — Total Score and Subscore Percentile Ranks for Students Who Studied a Language in High School|
Performance by Years of Study
|Subject Tests in Languages — Performance by Years of Study||Use this table to find out how scores change with varying levels of language instruction.|
Subject Tests Characteristics (Reliability, Difficulty Levels, Completion Rates)
|Test Characteristics of the SAT Subject Tests||This table shows that Subject Tests are reliable and appropriately difficult.|