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District SAT score is 46 points above the national average

SAT results released for 2018 graduates show that Horry County Schools is above the national SAT HCS average by 46 points. The District’s two-part composite for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Mathematics is 1095, which is 46 points above the national average of 1049 and is 31 points above the state average of 1064. In a year with a record-setting lead on the national average, there was a seven percent increase in the number of HCS students who participated in the SAT.

In the subtest of Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, HCS students had an average score of 558, which is 29 points higher than the national average of 543 and is 15 points higher than the state average of 529. In Mathematics, HCS students had an average score of 537, which is 17 points higher than the national and state average of 520.

Nine District schools have composites that surpassed the national SAT average. They are: the Academy for Arts, Science & Technology: 1171; Aynor High School: 1140; Carolina Forest High School: 1095; Conway High School: 1057; Green Sea Floyds High School: 1080; Myrtle Beach High School: 1062; North Myrtle Beach High School: 1148; Socastee High School: 1103; and St. James High School: 1082.