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Pine-Richland High School in Top 10 for Highest SAT Scores in Pittsburgh Area

See where other area schools fall on the list.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education released a list of high schools' average SAT scores for 2012 and Pine-Richland is in the Top 10 for the Pittsburgh area.

Pine-Richland ranked No. 7 with an average verbal score of 543, an average math score of 561 and an average writing score of 535.

Here is the Top 10 list compiled by the Pittsburgh Business Times:

1.       Upper St Clair High School

2.       North Allegheny Senior High School

3.       Mt. Lebanon Senior High School

4.       Fox Chapel Area Senior High School

5.       Hampton High School

6.       Peters Township High School

7.       Pine-Richland High School

8.       Avonworth Senior High School

9.       Franklin Regional Senior High School

10.     Quaker Valley High School

Click here to link to the Pennsylvania Department of Education website with scores for schools across the state.

More than 1.66 million students took the SAT in the class of 2012, making it the largest class of SAT takers in history, according to College Board, which administers the test.

The highest possible score in each of the three categories is 800.

 

Top 10 SAT Scorers for Pittsburgh Area


2012 SAT Scores Number Verbal Math Writing of Students Average Average Average Tested Score Score Score
1 Upper St. Clair

343

568 583 576 2 North Allegheny 572 566 582 557 3 Mt. Lebanon 395 557 570 568 4 Fox Chapel 307 554 573 549 5 Hampton 226 553 564 545 6 Peters Township 324 545 566 541 7 Pine-Richland 331 543 561 535 8 Avonworth 83 545 557 529 9 Franklin Regional 260 529 549 525 10 Quaker Valley 160 532 535 523

 

SAT Scores From Other Local Schools

      Mars Area            177              515         532        506       North Hills 278 511 521 510 Seneca Valley 443 510 514 503 Butler Area 295 507 540 486 Shaler 321 499 515 497 Deer Lakes 103 486 500 482


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