As you can see, Philadelphia’s charter schools are struggling to produce adequate SAT scores. The average scores for incoming freshmen at some local colleges are listed for comparison. Some charter school averages are 300-500 points below the average freshman score at local colleges. Only 5 charter schools have average scores that meet or exceed the NCAA minimum of 820 for D2 athletic scholarships. Some charter schools with nationally recognized athletic programs have scores well-below the NCAA minimum score.