Average SAT Scores, 2008–2013

The critical reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions. The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage. The mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.

Critical Reading ScoreMathematical ScoreWriting Score
YearMaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotal
2008502499500532499514486499493
2009502497499533498514485498492
2010502498500533499515485497491
2011500495497531500514482496489
2012498493496532499514481494488
2013499494496531499514482493488