SAT scores are on the rise for students
attending Greenville County Schools, increasing seven points from 1004 to
1011. In fact, SAT scores have increased every year since 1999.
The SAT improvement is even more noteworthy when you consider that 2,232 students took the SAT, the largest number of GCS students to ever take the SAT. Typically, test scores remain about the same or decline when more students are tested.
Seven schools scored above the national
public school SAT average of 1016. Schools are Greenville (1017),
Southside (1023), Wade Hampton (1034), Mauldin (1037), Eastside (1047), JL
Mann (1059), and Riverside (1130). Five of these schools scored above the
national SAT average of 1026 for all schools.
Riverside High School had the highest SAT Composite score for any traditional high school in South Carolina! Only Charlestonís Academic Magnet High (1208) and the Governorís School for Math and Science (1361) had higher scores. Greer High School had the largest point increase in the school system (45).