SAT Scores Below National Average 

Maine’s S.A.T. college entrance exam scores remained about the same for the high school class of 2009, and were far below the national average.The college board says Maine students scored an average of 468 on the critical reading portion of the test. Just a point down from tests taken in Maine a year before.The average score for mathematics was 467, up a point from a year ago. The 455 average on the writing section was down from 461 for those who took the test in 2008.Nationally, the average score was 501 in critical reading, 515 in math and 493 in writing.