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waji
Registered User Posts: **55** Junior Member

I was wondering how many students or what percentage of them scores a perfect score in one of the components?

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## Replies to: How many people score a perfect SAT component score?

7,118Senior MemberTotal # test-takers: 1,530,128

Scoring 800 M: 10,052

Scoring 800 CR: 8,833

Scoring 800 W: 4,946

Scoring 800 M + 800 CR: 1,192

Scoring 800 M + 800 CR + 800 W: 297

As for percentages, you do the math. It's pretty tiny.

Note that roughly 90% of those scoring 800 on M did not match that score on CR, and nearly 85% of those scoring 800 on CR did not match that score on M. Most of us are a little stronger in one than in the other, and some of us are quite lopsided.

1,316Senior Member2,760Senior MemberIt has plenty of data tables but I am not sure if it provides the statistics that you are looking for.

38Junior MemberComposite (CR+M) Percentile Ranks (.pdf/522K)

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/sat_percentile_ranks_composite_cr_m.pdf

Composite (CR+M+W) Percentile Ranks (.pdf/557K)

http://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/sat_percentile_ranks_composite_cr_m_w.pdf

If you go to ACT site, you can also find similar information.

The chances of getting perfect ACT is about twice higher than getting perfect SAT.

The reason that I went searching is my daughter, a junior, got the perfect 2400 SAT on her first attempt last month. I got curious about the chances. She was lucky.

11,788Senior Member1,622Senior Member1,622Senior MemberAlmost as if to say that getting 2400 is relatively easier than a 2390!

38Junior Member38Junior Member2,760Senior Member1,622Senior Member38Junior Member814MemberI also found it pretty surprising that there were 70 more 2400s from males than there were from females. It would have made more sense the other way since there were 100,000 more females that took the test than males did.

2,760Senior Member3,447Senior MemberQFT.

-1 math is almost always 780 or 770, and in rare cases 800. I've never seen a math with -1 as 790. Same goes with CR, the jump is from 800 to 780 most of the time. People scoring that high probably 800'ed writing, which takes out the possibility for 790 writing.