Georgia's average score on this year's SAT college entrance exam was unchanged from last year, mirroring a national trend as scores were generally stagnant for a third year. Nationwide, African-American students made slight gains, the College Board said Thursday.
Georgia high school students fared worse on the SAT college-entrance exam for the fourth year in a row. The state's average score on the test was 1,453, a seven-point drop from last year and a 24-point drop from 2006, when scores began to decrease steadily. The state also lags behind the national average score of 1,509, which stayed flat this year.