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Mean 2011 SAT Scores by State

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States are listed by total 2011 SAT Scores

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RankStateCritical Reading MathWritingCombinedParticipation Rate

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1 Illinois 59961759118075%

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2 Minnesota 59360857717787%

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3 Iowa 59660657517773%

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4 Wisconsin 59060257517675%

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5 Missouri 59259357917645%

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6 Michigan 58360457417615%

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7 North Dakota 58661256117593%

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8 Kansas 59059556717526%

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9 Nebraska 58559156917455%

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10 South Dakota 58459156217374%

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11 Kentucky 57657256317116%

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12 Tennessee 575568567171010%

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13 Colorado 570573556169919%

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14 Wyoming 57256955116925%

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15 Arkansas 56857055416925%

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16 Oklahoma 57156554716836%

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17 Utah 56355954516676%

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18 Mississippi 56454355316604%

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19 Louisiana 55555054616518%

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20 Alabama 54654153616238%

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21 New Mexico 548541529161812%

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22 Ohio 539545522160621%

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23 Idaho 542539517159820%

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24 Montana 539537516159226%

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25 Washington 523529508156057%

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26 New Hampshire 523525511155977%

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27 Massachusetts 513527509154989%

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28 Oregon 520521499154056%

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29 Arizona 517523499153928%

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30 Vermont 515518505153867%

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31 Connecticut 509513513153587%

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32 Virginia 512509495151671%

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33 California 499515499151353%

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34 Alaska 515511487151352%

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35 West Virginia 514501497151217%

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36 New Jersey 495516497150878%

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37 Maryland 499502491149274%

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38 Rhode Island 495493489147768%

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39 North Carolina 493508474147567%

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40 Pennsylvania 493501479147373%

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41 Indiana 493501476147068%

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42 New York 485499476146089%

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43 Nevada 494496470146047%

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44 Delaware 489490476145574%

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45 Hawaii 479500469144864%

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46 Florida 487489471144764%

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47 Texas 479502465144658%

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48 Georgia 485487473144580%

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49 South Carolina 482490464143670%

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50 Maine 469469453139193%

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51 District of Columbia 469457459138579%

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Source: College Board