New Featured Oct 30, 2019

Condition of College and Career Readiness 2019

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

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The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2019

The Condition report examines the college and career readiness of the 2019 ACT-tested graduating class.

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

  • The ACT College Readiness Benchmarks 
  • The 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

  • Nearly 1.8 million graduates, 52 percent of the 2019 national graduating class, took the ACT test.
  • 32 states incorporate ACT college and career readiness solutions as part of their statewide assessment systems, providing greater access to higher education and increasing the likelihood of student success in postsecondary education  
  • 43% of test takers took the ACT multiple times, and most repeat test takers increased their ACT Composite score by at least 1 point (on a 36-point scale)  
  • 487,749 low-income students were given the opportunity to take the ACT for free with a fee waiver.  
  • 72% of these students took advantage of their fee waiver in pursuit of their postsecondary 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

2019 State Briefings
 

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
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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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