The score report will also include a percentile rank for each of these scores.
The score report will also include a percentile rank for each of these scores. Scores are generally available for online viewing within roughly one month after each test administration date. Each correct answer adds 1 point to the raw score.
The raw score for each section is then converted into scaled scores, as described below. The conversion process allows scorers to correct for minor variations in the difficulty of different test administrations so that the same level of ability should lead to the same scaled score on any test.
Some of the scores describe the same parts of the test in different ways or combinations. Your total score can range from to and will be based on the sum of your section scores.
Section Scores You will receive two section scores: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Score: Section 1 Reading and Section 2 Writing and Language.
The Math score is based on your performance in the last two sections of the test: Section 3 math without calculator and Section 4 math with calculator. Subscores In addition to the subject-based cross-test scores, your responses to certain questions contribute to seven subscores.
Responses to certain questions in the Reading section and the Writing and Language section will contribute to: Command of Evidence subscore Words in Context subscore Responses to certain questions in the Writing and Language section will contribute to the following subscores: Expression of Ideas subscore Responses to certain questions on the Math sections will contribute to the following subscores: Reading score Analysis score Writing score Each essay score is reported on a scale of 2 to 8.
These three scores are not combined with each other or with scores from any other part of the test. The College Board is not affiliated with TestMasters.The essay section, which was first made mandatory in the SAT's revamp that also established its current point scale, now will be optional and separately scored.
Current 10th through 12th graders have the option to submit scores from either the old SAT or new SAT with Essay exam (or ACT with Writing).
Students currently in 9th grade or below must sit for the new SAT with Essay exam (or ACT with Writing). Understanding Scores. SAT scoring isn’t a mystery.
Learn how to interpret your scores, see what readers are looking for in a high-scoring essay, and compare scores on the new and old SAT. The highest composite score for the redesigned SAT is +, or The average score is Your section scores are the individual scores for the two main sections of the SAT.
The corresponding percentile of each scaled score varies from test to test—for example, in , a scaled score of in both sections of the SAT Reasoning Test corresponded to a percentile of , while a scaled score of in the SAT Physics Test corresponded to the 94th percentile.
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