August 26, 2003
by Dave Miller
Undated-- New Scholastic Aptitude test figures show Georgia ahead of only the District of Columbia in SAT scores, used by most colleges and universities to determine acceptance of new students.
So are Peach State students just not cutting the mustard? The answer bears further digging.
According to new research done by Ball State University, there is a correlation between student participation, minority populations, underclassmen, and statewide SAT scores.
The study concluded that the higher the first three categories were, the lower the final number would be.
State SAT results sorted by: Students tested, in percent
State SAT results sorted by: Highest average total score
Source: The College Board
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