Aug 28,2006 00:00
Bend Weekly News Sources
Bend-La Pine Schools students have exceeded the statewide, and national, averages for SAT scores for the sixth year in a row. Students in the district scored an average of 546 on the math section, 529 on the critical reading section, and 510 on the new writing section.
Since 2000, students in the
This year, on average, Bend-La Pine students scored 17 points higher on the math section, 6 points higher on the critical reading section, and 7 points higher on the writing section of the SAT than their
That number is even more dramatic when compared to national averages where Bend-La Pine students out-scored their peers by 28 points in math, 26 points in critical reading and 13 points in writing.
“Our students are engaged in their education and it is quite evident when you see numbers like these. Both the students and staff should be commended for a job well done,” said Superintendent Dr. Doug Nelson.
About the 2006
According to state reports,
SAT scores for individual schools are reported as part of the school report cards, released by the Oregon Department of Education in October.