DeKalb County schools average SAT score increased by 18 points, district officials said.
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DeKalb SAT scores improve by nearly 20 points 

The Georgia Department of Education released the latest SAT scores for schools and school districts Thursday.

Georgia’s public school students in the class of 2018 outperformed their peers nationally by five points, with a total score of 1054. Reading and writing was 537 and math was 517.

That was for public schools only. The College Board also released the average score for all Georgia students: 1064.


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The DeKalb County School District scored an average of 998 — an 18-point increase from last year, according to district officials. Reading and writing averages were 512 and math was 487. More than 3,700 students took the test. 

This is how the individual schools performed:

Arabia Mountain High School - 1016

Cedar Grove High School - 922 

Chamblee Charter High School - 1172 

Clarkston High School - 890 

Columbia High School - 912 

Cross Keys High School - 939

DeKalb School of the Arts - 1142

Druid Hills High School - 1049

Dunwoody High School - 1131

Lakeside High School - 1136

Lithonia High School - 904

McNair High School - 910

Martin Luther King Jr. High School -889

Miller Grove High School - 922

Redan High School - 927

Southwest DeKalb High School - 938

Stephenson High School - 956

Stone Mountain High School - 942

Towers High School - 895

Tucker High School -1004

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