CHCCS had 69.7% of its senior class take the SAT, and had a combined score on the verbal and math sections of 1,287. This is an increase of 27 points over last year, and the highest in the history of the school system. Since 2016, scores have gone up 82 points.
Each high school also registered its highest ever average score. Carrboro High School had a combined score of 1,290. Chapel Hill High School had a combined score of 1,272. East Chapel Hill High School had a combined score of 1,301 (the highest of any traditional public high school in North Carolina).
Below is the breakdown of verbal and math scores per school:
School Number Tested Verbal Math Total Carrboro High 112 (55.4%) 651 639 1,290 Chapel Hill High 260 (71.4%) 636 635 1,272 East Chapel Hill High 267 (77.8%) 647 655 1,301 District Total 639 (69.7%) 643 644 1,287
The North Carolina average composite score was 1,091 and the U.S. average was 1,039.