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The North Carolina 1997 SAT Report

1997 SAT Verbal, Mathematics, and Total Scores for School Systems and Special Schools

School System
Number Tested
Percent Tested
Math Score
Verbal Score
Total Score
Alamance County
630
67.6
490
485
975
Alexander County
144
51.4
474
460
934
Alleghany County
58
60.4
468
480
948
Anson County
124
45.8
436
427
863
Ashe County
104
52.8
473
472
945
Avery County
60
42.0
502
505
1007
Beaufort County
184
46.5
475
476
951
Bertie County
110
48.0
426
408
834
Bladen County
148
46.7
451
445
896
Brunswick County
166
43.5
460
469
929
Buncombe County
757
58.0
512
508
1020
     Asheville City
147
64.2
496
522
1018
Burke County
292
41.8
491
489
980
Cabarrus County
501
66.2
501
492
993
     Kannapolis City
96
56.1
467
473
940
Caldwell County
272
46.0
467
473
940
Camden County
44
62.0
442
452
894
Carteret County
208
54.2
492
496
988
Caswell County
92
51.7
440
452
892
Catawba County
375
49.4
511
490
1001
     Hickory City
148
80.9
512
500
1012
     Newton-Conover City
82
48.0
476
478
954
Chatham County
171
53.6
458
477
935
Cherokee County
91
58.0
495
479
974
Chowan County
41
33.6
461
480
941
Clay County
55
85.9
491
485
976
Cleveland County
202
47.1
480
475
955
     Kings Mountain Dist
95
47.0
484
472
956
     Shelby City
94
54.0
475
474
949
Columbus County
124
30.9
425
425
850
     Whiteville City
88
71.0
443
443
886
Craven County
399
58.9
494
492
986
Cumberland County
1382
53.7
459
480
939
Currituck County
77
45.8
488
491
979
Dare County
157
88.2
519
509
1028
Davidson County
435
48.1
481
481
962
    Lexington City
75
52.8
430
444
874
    Thomasville City
58
55.8
455
443
898
Davie County
144
58.5
505
509
1014
Duplin County
187
45.4
458
469
927
Durham County
913
71.9
492
492
984
Edgecombe County
177
46.1
436
447
883
Forsyth County
1425
68.7
487
491
978
Franklin County
156
48.0
471
471
942
Gaston County
736
51.8
470
480
950
Gates County
48
51.6
444
458
902
Graham County
32
64.0
451
448
899
Granville County
150
46.4
486
477
963
Greene County
51
35.9
460
458
918
Guilford County
2124
71.4
490
493
983
Halifax County
95
29.8
409
401
810
     Roanoke Rapids City
102
61.4
496
501
997
     Weldon City
24
40.0
381
373
754
Harnett County
262
42.8
484
493
977
Haywood County
219
55.7
491
508
999
Henderson County
363
70.1
509
513
1022
Hertford County
98
41.2
411
422
833
Hoke County
86
36.9
430
426
856
Hyde County
29
63.0
429
428
857
Iredell County
349
49.1
493
493
986
     Mooresville City
124
68.1
523
499
1022
Jackson County
122
77.2
514
513
1027
Johnston County
367
47.2
482
478
960
Jones County
31
44.3
447
457
904
Lee County
199
50.4
484
480
964
Lenoir County
245
57.0
460
466
926
Lincoln County
254
49.9
477
476
953
Macon County
130
62.5
483
493
976
Madison County
55
40.1
534
538
1072
Martin County
157
56.5
436
438
874
McDowell County
138
40.9
491
501
992
Mecklenburg County
2915
64.7
497
494
991
Mitchell County
63
57.3
479
509
988
Montgomery County
105
45.7
473
451
924
Moore County
268
52.0
489
485
974
Nash County
461
54.2
471
477
948
NC School of Science and
276
676
660
1336
NC School of the Arts
99
536
572
1108
New Hanover County
727
64.9
498
506
1004
Northampton County
105
55.6
426
419
845
Onslow County
517
56.3
486
484
970
Orange County
192
63.2
484
493
977
     Chapel Hill City
409
85.0
581
580
1161
Pamlico County
54
46.6
466
475
941
Pasquotank County
155
60.3
454
464
918
Pender County
150
48.9
446
458
904
Perquimans County
43
34.7
465
488
953
Person County
159
66.5
462
467
929
Pitt County
578
58.6
497
487
984
Polk County
61
57.0
483
498
981
Randolph County
317
50.6
492
493
985
     Asheboro City
128
73.1
490
489
979
Richmond County
184
47.1
452
448
900
Robeson County
478
44.8
421
421
842
Rockingham County
377
60.1
475
469
944
Rowan County
499
50.9
477
480
957
Rutherford County
244
47.0
471
485
956
Sampson County
199
50.6
422
436
858
     Clinton City
111
72.5
452
457
909
Scotland County
189
51.1
435
437
872
Stanly County
258
52.9
476
472
948
Stokes County
138
46.9
475
481
956
Surry County
196
48.5
477
490
967
     Elkin City
54
72.0
559
530
1089
     Mount Airy City
65
69.9
500
490
990
Swain County
48
55.2
468
488
956
Transylvania County
166
68.9
489
496
985
Tyrrell County
18
45.0
523
504
1027
Union County
525
58.6
492
498
990
Vance County
164
58.2
427
443
870
Wake County
3130
73.6
529
518
1047
Warren County
80
46.5
435
445
880
Washington County
84
53.2
421
400
821
Watauga County
226
78.5
520
528
1048
Wayne County
436
44.3
461
471
932
Wilkes County
215
48.6
483
497
980
Wilson County
325
52.1
482
480
962
Yadkin County
148
59.2
465
476
941
Yancey County
62
43.7
499
497
996