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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Excellent SAT scores

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The College Board released the SAT scores for the state of Massachusetts today, and public schools in Globe West did well once again.

In the writing category, Wellesley was No. 2, Weston was No. 6, Wayland was No. 7, Newton South was No. 9, and Dover-Sherborn was No. 10.

In terms of math scores, Wellesley was No. 2, Weston was No. 6, Wayland was No. 7, Dover-Sherborn was No. 8, and Newton South was No. 9.

The results of the reading scores: Wellesley came in No. 3, Dover-Sherborn was No. 8 and Weston was No. 9.

Overall, however, SAT scores for the class of 2006 dropped for the first time in 15 years, the Globe reports in its breaking news blog. The Class of '06 averaged 503 on the reading section, 518 on the math section, and 497 on the writing portion of the test.

-- Erica Tochin

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