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Math SAT scores by

county. We despise

using measures like

geographical area

averages. Nor are we

statistically very fond

of the Math SAT

scores. Once again,

we've lost the

dropouts as well as

students who took

only the ACT or who

took neither test. Still,

the Math SAT scores

correlate reasonably

well with other SAT

scores and with most

other tests. Do they

accurately predict

success in college and

life?

scores this year) the state average is 512 - not significantly above the

theoretical average of 500. The standard deviation, which measures

how much variation there is among these county average mathematics

SAT scores, is 32.