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SAT Scores of Education Majors 161 Points Lower Than Math Majors

 

 

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The US is DEAD LAST in TIMSS, and US teachers are DEAD LAST in SAT.
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Education majors score 88 SAT Verbal points lower than science majors.
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Education majors score 54 SAT Math points lower than average and 161 points lower than math majors.
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Liberal arts, humanities, business, education, and social science majors score 59 SAT Verbal points and 123 SAT Math points lower than math and science majors.

 

 

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Table 130.--Scholastic Aptitude Test score averages, by intended area of study:
            1/  1977-78 to 1992-93
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             |                                         Intended area of study /2
             |_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  Test and   |          | Biological |Business, | Computer |         |        |        |        |  Social   |
    year     | Arts and |  sciences  |commerce, |and infor-|Education| Engi-  | Mathe- |Physical| sciences  | Miscel-
             |humanities|and related |and commu-|  mation  |         |neering | matics |sciences|and related|laneous /3
             |          |   areas    |nications | sciences |         |        |        |        |   areas   |
_____________|__________|____________|__________|__________|_________|________|________|________|___________|__________
      1      |    2     |     3      |    4     |    5     |    6    |   7    |   8    |   9    |    10     |    11
_____________|__________|____________|__________|__________|_________|________|________|________|___________|__________
   Verbal    |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1977-78 .....|      439 |        436 |      409 |      420 |     396 |    448 |    464 |    499 |       448 |      422
1978-79 .....|      436 |        435 |      408 |      419 |     392 |    445 |    459 |    498 |       446 |      420
1979-80 .....|      434 |        433 |      406 |      417 |     389 |    444 |    455 |    495 |       448 |      419
1980-81 .....|      434 |        433 |      406 |      416 |     391 |    446 |    456 |    498 |       446 |      420
1981-82 .....|      436 |        434 |      409 |      417 |     394 |    449 |    455 |    496 |       450 |      424
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1982-83 .....|      438 |        432 |      409 |      413 |     394 |    448 |    453 |    496 |       451 |      421
1983-84 .....|      440 |        434 |      410 |      411 |     398 |    453 |    457 |    501 |       451 |      423
1984-85 .....|      445 |        439 |      414 |      413 |     404 |    453 |    459 |    506 |       454 |      429
1986-87 .....|      447 |        438 |      415 |      403 |     408 |    456 |    475 |    507 |       452 |      410
1987-88 .....|      444 |        434 |      414 |      400 |     407 |    453 |    468 |    500 |       447 |      409
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1988-89 .....|      445 |        433 |      414 |      396 |     406 |    452 |    473 |    504 |       447 |      410
1989-90 .....|      441 |        430 |      410 |      392 |     406 |    449 |    473 |    503 |       441 |      408
1990-91 .....|      440 |        428 |      407 |      390 |     406 |    446 |    469 |    497 |       437 |      410
1991-92 .....|      442 |        428 |      407 |      394 |     407 |    447 |    467 |    497 |       435 |      414
1992-93 .....|      444 |        427 |      407 |      400 |     409 |    448 |    468 |    497 |       435 |      415
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
Change,      |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
  1982-83 to |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
  1992-93 ...|        6 |         -5 |       -2 |      -13 |      15 |      0 |     15 |      1 |       -16 |       -6
             |=========================================================================================================
Mathematical |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1977-78 .....|      454 |        474 |      448 |      499 |     422 |    540 |    585 |    566 |       464 |      461
1978-79 .....|      452 |        472 |      448 |      498 |     420 |    536 |    580 |    561 |       463 |      458
1979-80 .....|      452 |        472 |      446 |      496 |     418 |    535 |    577 |    560 |       463 |      459
1980-81 .....|      453 |        472 |      446 |      492 |     418 |    534 |    572 |    558 |       463 |      459
1981-82 .....|      452 |        470 |      446 |      489 |     419 |    537 |    569 |    558 |       464 |      461
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1982-83 .....|      454 |        470 |      445 |      484 |     418 |    539 |    572 |    560 |       466 |      460
1983-84 .....|      456 |        475 |      449 |      483 |     425 |    543 |    578 |    564 |       467 |      463
1984-85 .....|      462 |        480 |      455 |      488 |     432 |    545 |    578 |    569 |       471 |      469
1986-87 .....|      469 |        482 |      459 |      476 |     437 |    554 |    602 |    576 |       472 |      453
1987-88 .....|      471 |        482 |      462 |      470 |     442 |    547 |    596 |    568 |       472 |      455
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
1988-89 .... |      473 |        481 |      465 |      472 |     440 |    551 |    606 |    577 |       473 |      459
1989-90 .....|      475 |        481 |      465 |      468 |     442 |    550 |    609 |    577 |       471 |      460
1990-91 .....|      473 |        478 |      462 |      467 |     441 |    548 |    605 |    572 |       466 |      463
1991-92 .... |      475 |        479 |      463 |      472 |     443 |    550 |    606 |    573 |       465 |      472
1992-93 .... |      478 |        480 |      465 |      479 |     446 |    553 |    607 |    574 |       464 |      481
             |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
Change,      |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
  1982-83 to |          |            |          |          |         |        |        |        |           |
  1992-93 ...|       24 |         10 |       20 |       -5 |      28 |     14 |     35 |     14 |        -2 |       21
_____________|__________|____________|__________|__________|_________|________|________|________|___________|__________
1/ Students indicated their first and second choices of fields of study.  Only their first choices are reported
here.
2/ Based on classifications reported by College Entrance Examination Board.
3/ Includes "trade and vocational," "other," and "undecided" through 1984-85.  Data for 1986-87 to 1992-93 exclude
"other."
NOTE.--Possible scores on each part of the SAT range from 200 to 800.  No data are available for 1985-86 due to
changes in the Student Descriptive Questionnaire completed when students registered for the test.
SOURCE:  College Entrance Examination Board, National Report on College-Bound Seniors, various years.
(Copyright @ 1993 by the College Entrance Examination Board.  All rights reserved.)  (This table was prepared
April 1994.)