Arkansas students beat national SAT average

(August 27, 2003) — (Little Rock-AP) -- Arkansas students fared better than thenational average on the S-A-T exam. The test -- typically taken by high school seniors preparing for college -- covers verbal and math skills. A perfect score is one-thousand-600 points. Arkansas students averaged one-thousand-118 points. The national average was one-thousand-26 points. Only 1500 students took the SAT test in Arkansas. Most took the ACT, scoring below the national average on it.