A student’s overall SAT score is the sum of the (i) the Evidence-Based Reading and Evidence-Based Writing scores, and (ii) the Math score. The highest total possible SAT score is 1600.
The total score and the section scores will be provided on the official report received from The College Board. There will also be a series of Cross-test scores and Subscores that analyze proficiency across various topics.
SAT Test Total Scores
- The overall total score is between 400 and 1600 points.
- The total Reading and Writing score is between 200 and 800 points.
- The total Math Test score is between 200 and 800 points.
SAT Test, Cross-Test, and Subscores
Three Test scores are given for each of the Reading, Writing and Language and Math tests. The total Test scores are between 10 and 40 points.
Two Cross-Test scores are given for (i) analysis in history and social students, and (ii) analysis in science. The total Cross-Test scores are between 10 and 40 points and are based on select questions from each of the three tests.
There are 7 Subscores for proficiency in history, social studies, and analysis in science, selected from questions across all three tests. There is one Subscore for each of the following topics:
- Command of evidence
- Words in context
- Expression of ideas
- Standard English conventions
- Heart of Algebra
- Problem solving and data analysis
- Passport to Advanced Math