ITHACA, N.Y. — Three Tompkins County school districts rank among the top school districts in the state with the highest SAT scores in 2016.
The Ithaca City School District lead the pack locally, coming in at third overall in the state with an average score of 1172. Students scored an average of 589 in reading and 583 in math.
The Lansing Central School District was the 17th best in the state with an average score of 1113. The average score for reading was 547 and the average score math was 566.
Dryden Central School District ranked 23rd in the state with an average score of 1105. The averages for reading and math were 551 and 554 respectively.
These three districts were all in the top 51 school districts in New York, among more than 600 district, according to Syracuse.com.
Statewide, the average SAT score was 990 with a 501 in reading and 477 in math.
Other local school districts also scored higher than the statewide average, though they didn’t make the list of the top 51 districts.
Here is how other Tompkins County School Districts measured up:
Groton Central School District
Trumansburg Central School District
Interested in other school district results? Check out the Syracuse.com database of 2016 SAT scores here.