I hope I'm ready this study correctly, because it looks to me as though we're just smarter here in the Midwest when compared to the rest of the nation.

The new study by PrepScholar ranks each state by their average SAT scores. Iowa ranked third with an average score of 1275 and Illinois is ranked 23rd with a score of 1115. Here's the top ten states:

  1. Minnesota
  2. Wisconsin
  3. Iowa
  4. Missouri
  5. Kansas
  6. North Dakota
  7. Nebraska
  8. Kentucky
  9. Mississippi
  10. Utah

The states on the bottom of the list are New York, Georgia, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Texas, Florida, Maine, Michigan, Idaho, and Delaware.