College Admissions Test Scores By Family Income: 1997

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Archived
Subject: 
University Testing

  HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1997

 

  ACT                           COMPOSITE

  Less than $18,000/year        18.5
  $18,000 - $35,999/year        20.0
  $36,000/year                      22.0

  source: ACT Assessment 1997 Results: Summary Report, ACT

 

  SAT
                                   Verbal  Math Total
  Less than $10,000/year   428  448  876
  $10,000 - $20,000/year   454  464  918
  $20,000 - $30,000/year   480  492  972
  $30,000 - $40,000/year   496  497  993
  $40,000 - $50,000/year   507  508  1015
  $50,000 - $60,000/year   515  518  1033
  $60,000 - $70,000/year   522  526  1048
  $70,000 - $80,000/year   529  533  1062
  $80,000 - $100,000/year  540  544  1084
  More than $100,000/year  559  571  1130

  source: 1997 Profile of College-Bound Seniors, College Board