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More VBCPS students take SAT, outperform region and nation

More VBCPS students take SAT, outperform region and nation
Posted on 10/25/2018
Virginia Beach City Public Schools' (VBCPS) Class of 2018 not only had the highest SAT scores in Southside Hampton Roads, their performance again beat national mean scores. In addition, the division's 2018 graduates had more SAT test takers and higher scores when compared to the previous year, according to data released by the College Board.

From 2017 to 2018, the number of VBCPS graduating seniors taking the SAT increased from 3,085 to 3,218. Total mean scores jumped from 1091 to 1107. Scores prior to 2017 cannot be compared because the SAT rolled out a new test and a new scoring scale in 2016.

Read the full news release here.