New Featured Oct 17, 2018

Condition of College and Career Readiness 2018

ACT annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness.

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The Condition Report looks at the progress of the 2018 ACT®-tested graduating class, relative to college and career readiness.


Learn how all students and specific student populations are performing compared to:

  • ACT College Readiness Benchmarks 
  • ACT STEM benchmarks 
  • Foundational Work Readiness Skills 
  • Core Subjects 
  • Core Curriculum


You’ll also find recommendations and resources for educators and policymakers.

Highlights From This Year’s Report

  • More than 1.9 Million graduates took the ACT test in the -2018 national graduating class - that’s 55% of the whole senior class who chose to take the ACT test 
  • 31 states incorporate ACT College and Career Readiness solutions as part of their statewide assessments providing greater access to higher education and increase the likelihood of student success in postsecondary education 
  • 44% took the ACT multiple times - most repeat test takers increased their ACT Composite Score by 1 point (on a 36 point scale) 
  • 542,506 low-income students were given the opportunity to take the ACT for free with a fee waiver. 
  • 72% took advantage of their fee waiver in pursuit of their college goals

 

Apply it for Your Students

Compare your graduating seniors to national norms, and quickly discern how specific student populations perform by core subjects and core curriculum:  

  • ACT College Readiness Benchmarks 
  • STEM benchmarks 
  • Foundational work readiness skills

Attend a "How-To" Webinar

Register for a webinar and get access to even more practical steps for implementing data from the Condition Report.

District and School Leaders:

Leading Your School or District Using the ACT Profile Report

Curriculum Leaders/Teachers:

Connecting the ACT Profile Report to Your Curriculum

Counselors:

Impacting Students Using the ACT High School Report

The Holistic Framework and How it Applies

The Condition Report is one very important measure of student achievement, but success extends beyond academics. Learn more about the knowledge and skills individuals need to know and be able to perform in their transitions through grades, schools and, ultimately, at work.
 

Vision for Transition

Transitioning Students

2018 State Briefings and Profile Reports
 

Alabama
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Hawaii
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Michigan
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North Carolina
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Utah
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Alaska
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Idaho
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Minnesota
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North Dakota
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Vermont
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Arizona
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Illinois
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Mississippi
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Ohio
State Briefing | Profile Report

Virginia
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Arkansas
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Indiana
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Missouri
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Oklahoma
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Washington
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California
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Iowa
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Montana
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Oregon
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West Virginia
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Colorado
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Kansas
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Nebraska
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Pennsylvania
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Wisconsin
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Connecticut
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Kentucky
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Nevada
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Rhode Island
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Wyoming
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Delaware
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Louisiana
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New Hampshire
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South Carolina
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District of Columbia
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Maine
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New Jersey
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South Dakota
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Florida
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Maryland
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New Mexico
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Tennessee
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Georgia
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Massachusetts
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New York
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Texas
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