* Scores for each year are for the students graduating in that year who participated in the SAT program. Students are counted only once, no matter how often they tested, and only their latest scores are included in the calculations underlying the values depicted in the graph. Cohort data presented through 2006 include students who tested through March of the senior year, while cohort data from 2007 to present include students who tested through June. Please see “About the Data” for additional information about changes in the examinee population on which the statistics presented here are based.
Source: The College Board, “Table 7: SAT Score Gains—Especially in Math—for Most Racial/Ethnic Groups between 1995 and 2005,” http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/about/news_info/cbsenior/yr2005/table7-SAT-score-gains.pdf (accessed 8/12/2016); U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, “Table 226.10: SAT Mean Scores of College-Bound Seniors, by Race/Ethnicity: Selected Years, 1986–87 through 2013–14,” in Digest of Education Statistics, 2014 (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 2015); and The College Board, Total Group Profile Report: 2015 College-Bound Seniors (New York: The College Board, 2015).