After taking the SAT, you will likely wonder when you will receive your scores, how to get them, what do the scores mean, and how to read your score report.
You will also probably wonder, “Is this a good score? The SAT offers several ways to receive your score report.
While potentially confusing, they can be helpful to you and to the colleges you send them to, by giving you more specific details about your performance.
You will see the following scores on your SAT score report: The SAT has two sections, which are further divided into two subsections each.
If you’re not sure which test to take, read our SAT vs ACT breakdown.
The SAT is designed to help schools determine your college readiness.
On the score report, you’ll notice three scores called “Test scores.” These are essentially the scaled version of your raw scores in each category, Math, Writing and Language, and Reading.
Once the scanner determines your raw scores in these categories, it converts them to scaled scores, from 10 – 40.
If you have created a College Board account, you are able to receive your online score report, by logging into your account.
If you haven’t created an account and registered for the SAT by mail, you will receive your report by mail.