Author: Americans for the Arts
Publication Year: 2018
Media Type: Infographic
Students with four years of high school arts and music classes have higher SAT scores than students with one-half year or less.
Data from The College Board show that in 2016, students who took four years of arts and music classes while in high school (only 16 percent of test-takers) scored an average of 93 points higher on their SATs than students who took only one-half year or less (16 percent of test takers). Scores of 1057 vs. 964, respectively.