Hawai‘i students score lower than peers on SAT

HONOLULU — Almost one-fifth of Hawai‘i’s students attend private schools, and the latest data indicate they do indeed get better scores on the SAT, often a critical component in the college admissions process. But even Hawai‘i’s private school students underperform their peers nationally.

The College Board released its 2011 College-Bound Seniors report Wednesday, revealing SAT results, demographic, academic and college plan information for students nationwide and in each state.

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