West Hartford high schools saw mixed results in their students’ performance in the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Conard High School saw gains in all three tested categories - reading, math and writing - from 2012 to 2013.
Indeed, students' had average scores of 526 in reading, 529 in math and 530 in writing, according to data released by The College Board.
In 2012, Conard students who took the SAT had averages of 520, 518 and 520 in those respective categories.
At Hall High, students scored lower in all three categories in a year-over-year comparison, but still higher than Conard students.
Hall students had average scores of 544 in reading, 543 in math and 546 in writing in 2013 compared to 547, 556 and 553, respectively, in 2012.The high schools’ performances were still markedly higher than the state and national averages. The Class of 2013 averaged 508 in reading and 512 in writing, according to the Connecticut Post. The average math score in the state was 512, the Post reported.
According to the Connecticut State Department of Education, the SAT is "intended to serve as an indicator for likelihood of college success," with a benchmark total score of 1550.
Both Conard (1585) and Hall High (1633) averaged higher than the 1550 benchmark set.
Overall, students across the state posted similar average scores from last year, with slight increases in reading and writing, according to a press release from the Connecticut State Department of Education.
For more information on individual high school scores, click on the database above.