SAT Percentiles of the New SAT (since 2016)

As soon as you finish—or even before—your official SAT test, you’re probably wondering what a good score on the test should be. Today, we’ll introduce SAT percentiles for the new SAT administered since 2016, and help you understand how good your score is compared to others’.

What Are Percentiles?

Percentiles are fairly easy to understand but, still, many students are confused. In any context, if you are in the 90th percentile, that means your performance is better than 90% of those who participate in that event. That being said, percentiles are always changing depending on what the event is and how every participant performs.

The Numbers

Here’s the table from recent years:

SAT Composite Score2018 Percentile2017 Percentile2016 Percentile
160099+99+99+
159099+99+99+
158099+99+99+
157099+99+99+
156099+99+99+
155099+99+99+
15409999+99
15309999+99
1520999999
1510999999
1500999998
1490989998
1480989998
1470989898
1460979897
1450979897
1440969796
1430969796
1420959695
1410959695
1400949594
1390949594
1380939493
1370929492
1360929391
1350919291
1340909190
1330899089
1320889088
1310888987
1300878886
1290868785
1280848683
1270838582
1260828381
1250818280
1240808178
1230798077
1220777876
1210767774
1200747672
1190737471
1180727369
1170707167
1160686965
1150676864
1140656662
1130636460
1120626358
1110606157
1100585955
1090565752
1080545550
1070525348
1060515146

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