SAT Scores Still Higher Here
Despite a general downward trend in SAT scores nationwide, Fairfax County students' scores are holding steady and are still higher than students' scores elsewhere in Virginia. The Fairfax Extra has that news in its back to school edition as well as parents' response to Jay Mathews's suggestion in his Extra Credit column that elementary school homework be eliminated and traded in for increased reading time.
ONE NOTE: The scores for South County High in 2006 were for juniors, not seniors, because the school had no seniors that year. The scores reported for 2007 were for seniors, as they were for all others reporting/rls