Alachua County Students Score High on SAT
For the 3rd year in a row, Alachua County students scored the highest of the 67 counties in the state when it comes to one college placement test. Out of a possible perfect score of 2400 on the SAT, the national average was 1497. Florida's average was 1467. Alachua County's average was higher than both state and national averages at 1637. A high SAT score could mean the difference between getting into one college or another.
"Students that have a good score on this should rest assured that if they combine it with dedication and hard work they can become anything they want to be," said Alachua County Schools Superintendent Dan Boyd.
The Superintendent credits good teaching, parental support, and student motivation as reasons for the high scores. To see more on this story, watch the video to your right.
- Four Perfect SAT Scores For Alachua County
- Eastside Students Score High in Math Competition
- Alachua County Student Assaulted At School
- Alachua County Students Safe Despite Shooting in D.C.
- Half of Alachua County Public School Students Expected to Ride Bus When Classes Start
- Alachua County Students React to President's School Day Speech
- One In Three Alachua County Students Are Overweight
- Alachua County Schools Hold Annual Meet and Greet for Parents and Students
- High Springs Firefighters and Alachua County Appear Close to Agreement
- Alachua County Will Purchase High Tech Energy Saver