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Arts Facts . . . SAT Scores and the Arts Students with four years of high school arts classes have higher SAT scores than students with one-half year or less.

Arts Students: SAT Points Higher than Non-Arts Students

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Data from The College Board shows that students who take four years of arts and music classes while in high school score 85 points better on their SATs than students who took only one-half year or less (scores of 1,063 vs. 978, respectively).

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*Reflect the Critical Reading and Mathematics portions of the SAT only. The new Writing section of the test is excluded from this analysis for year-to-year comparison purposes. Students with four years of art and music classes averaged 523 on the Writing portion of the test—52 points higher than students with one-half year or less of arts/music classes (471). Source: The College Board, 2008. 2008 College-Bound Seniors: Total Group Profile Report.


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