1260 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 420 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 20.3% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 20.3%
Male Percentile: 19.3%
Female Percentile: 21.2%

In 2006, 13,420 students scored 1260 on the SAT. There were 1,376,745 test takers in 2006.


(Data for 2006: 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 17 out of 36. A 1260 translates into an old SAT score (before the writing section was added) of 820 out of 1600.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1260 SAT score?
(scores for 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Cleveland State University (1215-1635)
Indiana State University (1230-1550)
The University of Texas at El Paso (1170-1530)
Clark Atlanta University (1215-1455)
North Carolina A & T State University (1150-1450)
Tennessee State University (1185-1435)
University of Bridgeport (1130-1440)
South Carolina State University (1125-1389)
Spalding University (1193-1359)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Huntingdon College (1245-1965)
San Diego Christian College (1260-1635)
Tougaloo College (1245-1500)
Greensboro College (1215-1575)
Rosemont College (1235-1500)
Bethel College (1215-1455)
Bennett College for Women (1065-1335)
Pine Manor College (1050-1320)
Trinity Baptist College (1180-1280)
Saint Augustines College (960-1280)


See a list of average SAT Scores for US Colleges