MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Georgia Department of Education released the average SAT scores for the Class of 2012 Monday.
Overall, the state's recent graduates earned a score of 1452 out of a possible 2400 on the college entrance exam.
Cobb County fared very well on the 2012 SAT. Of the county's 16 high schools, 11 scored above the state average, and eight topped the national average score of 1498.
Walton High in East Cobb was the big winner with an average score of 1743.
The breakdown of Cobb County's high schools includes:
336 students took the SAT in 2012
Critical Reading: 509
317 students took the SAT in 2012
Critical Reading: 487
497 students took the SAT in 2012
Critical Reading: 524