With new redesign SAT in 2016, College Board has also come up with new score reporting. Report now gives better insight of students’ scores, national level performance, subject weakness and strengths and it has also introduced the bench mark which gives insight to the students where they stand.
College Board now takes Reading and Writing together to give you one Evidence-based Reading and Writing (EBRW) score.
- Realistic goals that are based on schools you’ll be applying to.
- Includes a Reading Test and a Writing and Language Test.
- Each test is composed of multi-paragraph passages and multiple-choice questions.
- You do take these two sections individually.
College Board now takes Math Score to give you one Math Composite score.
- Includes multiple-choice and student-produced response questions based on the math that college bound students typically learn during their first three years of high school.
On the new SAT, your essay score is totally separate and not combined with your final composite score in any way.
- Reading : will judge how well you read through and understood the passage.
- Analysis : will judge how well you analyze the passage in relation to the prompt, and how solid (or not) your argument is.
- Writing : will judge how strong your essay is from a construction standpoint.
SAT Total Score
- For SAT new report the total score is the sum of EBRW and Math. First the EBRW is calculated and converted in the score range of 200 – 800 and then Math is calculated and converted in the range of 200 – 800. Than both the total are added to get the total score in the range of 400 – 1600.
To learn more about new scoring report please download Socrato e-Book “Understanding New SAT Report”.