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1260 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 630 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1170-1350.



Is 1260 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 87.3% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 87.3%
Male Percentile: 86.1%
Female Percentile: 88.4%

In 2013, 8,666 students scored the equivalent of 1260 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


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



How does an 1260 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 1260 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 1890 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1260 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 1260, Top 10%
National Honor Society Spanish National Honor Society IB Diploma candidate Ap Honor Student 3,7 GPA/4.0 Ap Classes taken: Statistics,Human Geography, Ap US His, Ap World, Ap Engl (Both), Ap Spanish, Ap Micro & Macro, Ap Psych, Ap Calc BC, Ap Bio, Ap Chem, Ap Gov Vocally Gifted Tenor Section Leader. State Solo and Ensemble UIL Scholastic winner. Varsity Men's and Mixed Choir Choir Vice President Part of Madrigal Choir hand selected by choir director. Participated In all expense pid Japanese foreign exchange pro...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1260, Top 3%
Varsity cross country (4 years) Tennis (3 years) Mesa (4 years) Model United Nations (2 years, founder) Academic decathlon (2 years, captain) International student society (3 years, treasurer) Speech and debate (3 years, treasurer) CSF (4 years, officer sophomore year) Key Club (4 years, international membership) National. honor society (2 years) Mathletes (4 years) Awards- Most outstanding sophomore male Team leadership award 2nd place academic decathlon mathematics 1st and 3rd in mesa solo math Sat ii-m...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1260, Top 3%
Academics: #8 in my class of 339 with 98.37 G.P.A All classes taken have been Honors and Advanced Placement courses AP Classes: AP Chemistry, AP U.S. History, and AP Language and Composition SAT Scores: 1890 (650 CR) (620 Math) (620 Writing) Sports: Varsity Cross Country (10th Grade and 11th Grade) Junior Varsity Cross Country (9th Grade) Varsity Tennis (9th and 10th Grade) Leadership: Junior Assistant Scoutmaster (Boy Scouts) Senior Patrol Leader (Boy Scouts) Patrol Leader x3 (Boy Scouts) Chaplain's Ai...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1260, Top 10%
State or Country: Maine Program: College of Science, Biology SAT II: 610 Math I, 620 Literature AP: AP US History 4, Enrolled in AP Calculus AB, AP Language & Composition, and AP Art History GPA: 96.92 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: -Varsity Cross Country (Captain, 2 yrs) -Won Coaches Award -State Qualifier -Varsity Track & Field (Captain, 4 yrs) -Won Most Improved Award - Won Coaches Award -State Qualifier -Varsity Indoor Track & Field (Captain, 1 yr) -District Musical (Lead Ro...
4 Years Ago


SAT Score 1260, Top 10%
GPA: 96.6 (100 scale) Class Rank:5 Member of the Boy Scouts +Eagle Scout +Order of the Arrow Varsity Football (1 year) Altar Server at local parish church (throughout high school) Guitarist +in school jazz band (2 years) +in my own band (3 years) Communications Club (4 years) Drama Club (2 years) Private Tutor in math (middle school level) for 1 year Highest level courses for all years ( exception of chemistry) AP Courses + Junior Year..US History..4 on the test + Senior year...Biology, English, US Governme...
4 Years Ago


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