Gwinnett's 2002 SAT test-takers achieve highest-ever score









Gwinnett's 2002 SAT test-takers achieve highest-ever score

Results from the 2002 SAT I college admissions exam show Gwinnett’s students achieving the school system’s highest-ever score, outpacing their peers on both the state and national levels.
  • Gwinnett’s average composite score on the SAT is 1033, a combination of the average verbal score of 506 and the average mathematics score of 527. (Possible scores range from 200 to 800 on each section. The highest possible composite score is 1600.)
  • The state’s average composite score of 980 is 53 points below Gwinnett’s average. The national average of 1020 is 13 points behind Gwinnett.
  • For Gwinnett, this year’s composite average of 1033 sets a record high for the system. Locally, 84 percent of GCPS seniors took the test, compared to 65 percent of Georgia seniors and 46 percent of seniors nationally.
  • This year’s SAT-takers scored the highest-ever score in mathematics. Gwinnett’s average of 527 is 36 points above the state’s average score and 11 points above the national average. Gwinnett’s average verbal score went up one point, and is 17 points above the state’s average and two points above the national average.
“This year’s SAT performance provides continuing evidence that the AKS curriculum is being taught and learned in Gwinnett’s classrooms,” says Dr. Cindy Loe, associate superintendent for Organizational Advancement. “I commend our educators, students, and parents for their joint efforts in helping all students learn the AKS.”

GWINNETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SAT I - RECENTERED SCORES
2001-2002
SCHOOL
VERBAL
MATH
TOTAL
BERKMAR
472
496
968
BROOKWOOD
544
560
1104
CENTRAL GWINNETT
485
509
994
COLLINS HILL
508
526
1034
DACULA
491
492
983
DULUTH
511
549
1060
GRAYSON
477
498
975
MEADOWCREEK
442
491
933
NORCROSS
517
533
1050
NORTH GWINNETT
503
526
1029
PARKVIEW
536
551
1087
PHOENIX
478
496
974
SHILOH
494
507
1001
SOUTH GWINNETT
508
526
1034
SYSTEM
506
527
1033
STATE
489
491
980
NATIONAL
504
516
1020