Making the Grade: See how Utah schools scored on SAT and AP tests

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SALT LAKE CITY – The grades are in. The Utah State Board of Education has just released how our state’s schools score on SAT and AP tests.

According to CollegeBoard.org, 42.6 percent of SAT test takers in the class of 2014 met the SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmark.

In Utah, 68.8 percent of test-takers (1,169 students) met the Benchmark.

(The SAT Benchmark score of 1550 is associated with a 65 percent probability of earning a first-year college GPA of B- or higher).

Does your child’s school make the grade?

Information provided by the Utah State Board of Education

Top 10 Utah Public High Schools for SAT Participation

School                                      Test Takers

Skyline High School, Holladay – 116

West High School, Salt Lake City – 91

Park City High School, Park City – 68

Hillcrest High School, Midvale – 39

Olympus High School, Holladay – 38

Davis High School, Kaysville – 37

Brighton High School, Cottonwood Heights – 26

Alta High School, Sandy – 23

Timpview High School, Provo – 19

Bingham High School, South Jordan – 17

Highland High School, Salt Lake City- 17

Top 10 Utah Public High Schools for SAT Total Average Mean Score

School                                                                       Score

Utah County Academy of Sciences, Orem – 1980

Logan High School, Logan – 1918

Timpview High School, Provo- 1918

West High School, Salt Lake City – 1905

Lone Peak High School, Highland – 1894

Bountiful High School, Bountiful – 1890

Orem High School, Orem – 1866

Hillcrest High School, Midvale – 1850

Davis High School, Kaysville – 1848

Provo High School, Provo – 1848

Top 10 Utah Public High Schools for AP Participation

School                                      Test Takers

Davis High School, Kaysville – 800

Skyline High School, Holladay – 688

Hillcrest High School, Midvale – 665

Lone Peak High School, Highland – 651

Park City High School, Park City – 566

Alta High School, Sandy – 450

Brighton High School, Cottonwood Heights – 443

Bountiful High School, Bountiful – 425

Copper Hills High School, West Jordan – 425

East High School, Salt Lake City – 417

Top 10 Utah Public Schools for AP Passing Rate

School                  Percentage of tests scoring 3, 4, or 5

Cedar City High School, Cedar City – 89.4

Davis High School, Kaysville – 87.6

Bountiful High School, Bountiful – 85.5

Sky View High School, Smithfield – 83.9

Olympus Junior High School, Holladay – 83.6

Brighton High School, Cottonwood Heights – 82.5

NUAMES, Layton – 81.7

Timpanogos High School, Orem – 80.8

Olympus High School, Holladay – 80.7

Mountain View High School, Orem – 80.4

MORE: Complete Utah standardized test scores from CollegeBoard.org

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