**Chart comparing mean SAT reading scores of Virginia public school students with those of public school students nationwide.**

In 2015, the mean reading score for Virginia public school students was 515 and the mean reading score for public school students nationwide was 489.

In 2014, the mean reading score for Virginia public school students was 515 and the mean reading score for public school students nationwide was 492.

In 2013, the mean reading score for Virginia public school students was 512 and the mean reading score for public school students nationwide was 492.

In 2012, the mean reading score for Virginia public school students was 508 and the mean reading score for public school students nationwide was 491.

In 2011, the mean reading score for Virginia public school students was 509 and the mean reading score for public school students nationwide was 493.

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