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1250 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 625 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1160-1340.



Is 1250 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 86.7% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 86.7%
Male Percentile: 85.4%
Female Percentile: 87.8%

In 2013, 8,946 students scored the equivalent of 1250 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


(Data for 2013: Percentiles change depending on the year)



How does an 1250 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 27 out of 36. A 1250 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1880 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1250 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

New York University - SAT Scores (1260-1460)
University of California-Berkeley - SAT Scores (1230-1510)
University of Virginia-Main Campus - SAT Scores (1250-1460)
Brandeis University - SAT Scores (1240-1480)
University of Tulsa - SAT Scores (1130-1390)
Tulane University of Louisiana - SAT Scores (1240-1410)
University of Miami - SAT Scores (1230-1420)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - SAT Scores (1190-1410)
University of Rochester - SAT Scores (1260-1450)
American University - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
George Washington University - SAT Scores (1200-1400)
Southern Methodist University - SAT Scores (1220-1380)
University of Maryland-College Park - SAT Scores (1210-1430)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - SAT Scores (1180-1420)
Brigham Young University - SAT Scores (1150-1360)
University of California-Los Angeles - SAT Scores (1180-1460)
Yeshiva University - SAT Scores (1090-1370)
SUNY at Binghamton - SAT Scores (1210-1380)
Boston University - SAT Scores (1190-1400)
Colorado School of Mines - SAT Scores (1190-1380)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Macalester College - SAT Scores (1230-1440)
Barnard College - SAT Scores (1260-1450)
Davidson College - SAT Scores (1220-1430)
Grinnell College - SAT Scores (1250-1510)
Whitman College - SAT Scores (1220-1413)
Kenyon College - SAT Scores (1230-1410)
New College of Florida - SAT Scores (1170-1360)
Wheaton College - SAT Scores (1210-1420)
Beloit College - SAT Scores (1090-1360)
Bryn Mawr College - SAT Scores (1220-1480)
Colorado College - SAT Scores (1230-1420)
St. Olaf College - SAT Scores (1170-1410)
Earlham College - SAT Scores (1120-1310)
Lewis & Clark College - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
Occidental College - SAT Scores (1210-1400)
Thomas Aquinas College - SAT Scores (1150-1340)
Coe College - SAT Scores (975-1350)
Gettysburg College - SAT Scores (1200-1370)
Rhodes College - SAT Scores (1170-1370)
University of Minnesota-Morris - SAT Scores (1040-1300)


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SAT Score 1250, Top 10%
620-reading, 610-math, and 650-writing for the first time (taking them again this weekend), 3.33 uw GPA and 4.1 w GPA, NHS, student council, student government, peer leaders, soccer freshman year, spring track all 4 years, winter track for last 3 years, cross country for last 2 years, varsity letters for all junior and senior seasons, 125 volunteer hours at a nursing home and coaching soccer for little kids, AP french for 2 years, AP language this year, AP US history for 2 years, AP lit next year, AP calc next year, AP psych...
2 Years Ago


SAT Score 1250, Top 1%
Tampa,Florida Current junior SAT-1880 (650 reading, 610 math, 620 writing) Ap classes- psych (5), world (3), lang (current), calc ab (current), us history (current), biology (current), econ (next year), calc bc (next year), lit (next year) Dual enrollment- introductory credit (A), microbiology (next year) Nursing program-will be a CNA next year 4.0 GPA Activities: national honor society, beta, science national honor society, treasurer of class counsel, officer of Interact service club, active member of leadersh...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1250, Top 10%
National Honor Society (2 years) GPA 4.0 unweighted Gender: Male Senior Year Advanced Courses: Honors Spanish, Honors Latin, AP Calc, AP European History, Will be taking AP Spanish Language without official coursework Varsity Football (4 years), Varsity Shotput (2 years) Classical Languages Club (4 years) Spanish Club (Treasurer, 3 years) AP Chemistry: 3 AP Italian Language and Cultures: 4 (no coursework) AP Latin (Vergil): 4 Will be taking Latin, Italian, Spanish SAT Subject Tests. Reader for Local P...
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SAT Score 1250, Top 20%
Stage Crew (Head, 3 years) AV (5 years) Robotics Club (1 year, competed internationally) Swim team (8 years, competed regionally) Basketball team (3 years) Volleyball team (2 years) Model United Nations (6 years) Internships: -Law firm -Trinity College Centre for Global Health -TV production company -University hospital in Zambia Over 200 hours of community service, mostly in villages in Zambia U.S. President's Award for Academic Excellence (3) Irish Gaisce President's Award (1- bronze)...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1250, Top 10%
State or Country: Yonkers, New York Program: Accounting, Business SAT II: Mathematics 1C - 670, US History 610 AP: Euro - 3, US History - 4; English Language - 4 GPA: 3.8 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: Member/Past Member of the following: 1)Vice-President of the National Honor Society (NHS). 2)National Foreign Language Honors Society (Spanish) 3)Co-Founder/Vice-President of Cricket Club. 4)Asian Society/Cultural Club. 5)Vice-President of Students Against Destructive Decisions Club (SADD). 6)Gael Fo...
4 Years Ago


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