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Convert individual and mean scores from the original scale to the recentered scale

In April 1995, the College Board recentered the score scales for all tests in the SAT Program to reflect the contemporary test-taking population. Recentering reestablished the average score for a study group of 1990 seniors at about 500—the midpoint of the 200-to-800 scale—allowing students, schools, and colleges to more easily interpret their scores in relation to those of a similar group of college-bound seniors.

The following equivalence tables will help you convert individual and mean SAT and Subject Test scores from the original scale to the recentered scale:

SAT Reasoning Test™
 
SAT Subject Tests
Individual Score Equivalents:

English

History and Social Studies

Mathematics

Sciences

Foreign Languages

Mean Score Equivalents:

English

History and Social Studies

Mathematics

Sciences

Foreign Languages