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1580 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 790 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1490-1600.

Is 1580 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 99.94% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 99.94%
Male Percentile: 99.93%
Female Percentile: 99.95%

In 2013, 227 students scored the equivalent of 1580 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.

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

How does an 1580 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 35 out of 36. A 1580 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2370 out of 2400.

What are some schools I should consider with a 1580 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

California Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1490-1600)
Harvard University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
Princeton University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
University of Chicago - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Yale University - SAT Scores (1410-1590)
Columbia University - SAT Scores (1390-1570)
Dartmouth College - SAT Scores (1360-1560)
Stanford University - SAT Scores (1380-1570)
Vanderbilt University - SAT Scores (1400-1570)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Brown University - SAT Scores (1330-1540)
Duke University - SAT Scores (1370-1560)
Northwestern University - SAT Scores (1390-1550)
Rice University - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
University of Pennsylvania - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
Washington University in St Louis - SAT Scores (1420-1550)
Georgetown University - SAT Scores (1310-1500)
Tufts University - SAT Scores (1370-1530)
University of Notre Dame - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Carnegie Mellon University - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Williams College - SAT Scores (1340-1560)
Amherst College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Bowdoin College - SAT Scores (1360-1510)
Harvey Mudd College - SAT Scores (1400-1560)
Pomona College - SAT Scores (1380-1550)
Swarthmore College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Wellesley College - SAT Scores (1310-1510)
Carleton College - SAT Scores (1340-1520)
Claremont McKenna College - SAT Scores (1330-1500)
Grinnell College - SAT Scores (1250-1510)

Recent History

SAT Score 1580, Top 3%
SAT II: Lit 770, Math Level II 750, Spanish 720 AP: Calculus BC 5, English Language 5, Spanish 5 GPA: 4.5 Gender: Female National Spanish Honor Society School Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Varsity Parliamentary Debate (Captain, ranked ~20th in nation) Student editor and correspondent for national debate website AP Scholar Girls Learn International Chapter Co-Leader Volunteer at regional library TA at local kids camp (debate, biotechnology classes) Theater productions (10+) Piano, flute, and vocal training 8 year...
7 Years Ago

SAT Score 1580, Top 10%
Georgia, United States Program: Business SAT: Taking it in November AP: World History, Language & Composition Honors: 9th Grade Lit, World Geography, Chemistry, World Lit, Chorus, Physics, U.S. History GPA: 3.8 Gender: Female Profile of Activities: Clubs - Beta Club - 4H - Spearhead - Spanish Honors Society - National Honors Society - Glee Club - Spanish Honors Society - Tri M Honors Music Society Sports - JV Cross Country - Varsity Golf ...
7 Years Ago

SAT Score 1580, Top 1%
State: TX Gender: Male Program: Aerospace Engineering AP: Score of 5 on all of the following: World History, Computer Science, European History, U.S. History, English Language, Calculus BC, and Art History GPA: 4.0 (UW), 4.72 (W) -National Honor Society Member -Varsity Cross Country (4 years) -State UIL Literature Individual Champion -Captain of State UIL Literature Team Champions -Member of Math Honor Society (Mu Alpha Theta) for 4 years and the Historian for 1 year -Valedictorian of class of over 900 stude...
9 Years Ago

SAT Score 1580, Top 1%
State or Country: California Program: Undecided SAT II: Chemistry 750, Literature 730, Math II 720 AP: Macroeconomics 5, Chem 4, Psychology, Language and Composition, Statistics, Biology, US History, Calculus, World History, European History, Human Geography, Literature GPA: 4.4 Gender: Male Ethnicity: Hispanic Profile of Activities: - Journalism (Editor-in-Chief, 4 yrs) - Accordion (Numerous concerts and bands, 10 yrs) - Writing (Published) - Graphic Design (4 years) -Hebrew (10 years, fluent) -Spanish (3 yea...
9 Years Ago

SAT Score 1580, Top 10%
Director of the Student Leadership Council, the biggest club in a school of 2200. Director of the Model United Nations Club and acts as Head Delegate at all Haig Model UN Conferences. Participated in a special committee at the SSUNS 2011 Conference consisting of the top 20 delegates at the conference. Alto Voice in the award winning choir ensemble the Earl Haig Singers. Won Gold Standard at the Ontario Vocal Festival. Volunteer at Sunnybrook Hospital. Completed over 500 hours during 5 different sessions. Worked wit...
9 Years Ago

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