ACT Average Composite Scores by State

1994 ACT-Tested Graduates

Total
Core Course Completers
Non-Core Course Completers
No Course Data
State
% of Graduates Tested*
Average Composite Score
% of Total Tested*
Average Composite Score
% of Total Tested*
Average Composite Score
% of Total Tested*
Average Composite Score
Alabama 58 19.9 58 21.3 38 17.6 5 20.6
Alaska 41 20.9 40 24.0 26 20.3 34 17.7
Arizona 28 21.1 62 22.2 34 19.2 4 21.2
Arkansas 65 20.1 54 21.5 33 17.8 13 20.1
California 11 21.1 64 22.0 32 19.3 5 21.2
Colorado 63 21.4 55 22.6 41 19.8 4 21.2
Connecticut 2 22.1 41 22.8 38 21.2 21 22.2
Delaware 3 21.9 69 22.6 28 20.2 3 21.3
Washington, DC 2 17.3 52 17.6 37 16.7 12 18.1
Florida 34 20.8 67 21.9 25 17.9 8 20.6
Georgia 17 20.3 74 21.2 19 16.8 7 19.7
Hawaii 12 22.0 60 22.8 32 20.6 8 21.2
Idaho 62 21.2 50 22.4 46 19.9 4 21.0
Illinois 67 21.1 44 22.8 51 19.5 5 21.3
Indiana 21 21.2 51 22.8 44 19.3 5 20.6
Iowa 64 21.9 62 23.1 35 19.8 3 21.8
Kansas 71 21.2 45 23.0 53 19.6 2 21.1
Kentucky 63 20.1 28 21.4 67 19.5 5 20.0
Louisiana 73 19.4 62 20.4 31 17.1 7 20.2
Maine 2 21.6 41 22.1 46 21.5 12 20.3
Maryland 10 20.7 68 21.3 27 19.2 6 20.1
Massachusetts 2 21.5 32 22.0 37 21.9 31 20.6
Michigan 63 21.0 52 22.4 45 19.5 3 21.2
Minnesota 60 21.8 64 22.6 27 19.9 9 21.3
Mississippi 73 18.7 56 19.8 36 16.9 8 19.7
Missouri 64 21.2 48 22.7 43 19.3 9 21.9
Montana 57 21.8 61 23.0 36 19.9 3 20.5
Nebraska 75 21.3 54 22.7 42 19.4 4 21.3
Nevada 43 21.2 61 22.2 36 19.4 2 21.4
New Hampshire 2 22.0 44 22.6 45 21.7 11 21.1
New Jersey 3 20.9 38 21.4 53 20.5 9 21.2
New Mexico 62 20.0 51 21.3 44 18.5 5 19.5
New York 18 21.6 60 23.0 30 19.0 10 21.1
North Carolina 9 19.4 61 20.5 33 17.7 6 18.1
North Dakota 75 21.2 65 22.3 31 18.8 4 21.4
Ohio 59 21.2 58 22.4 38 19.3 4 21.4
Oklahoma 66 20.3 47 21.6 47 18.8 7 21.3
Oregon 14 22.5 62 23.6 35 20.7 3 22.3
Pennsylvania 6 21.0 67 21.8 25 19.5 7 19.1
Rhode Island 2 20.7 42 20.7 52 20.5 7 22.4
South Carolina 11 19.1 69 20.0 27 16.6 4 19.4
South Dakota 66 21.1 57 22.3 41 19.5 2 21.3
Tennessee 67 20.2 46 21.5 49 19.0 5 20.4
Texas 33 20.2 63 21.3 32 17.9 4 19.6
Utah 69 21.3 36 22.5 61 20.5 3 21.5
Vermont 3 21.5 48 22.2 39 21.1 13 20.3
Virginia 4 21.3 62 22.1 29 19.9 10 19.7
Washington 16 22.3 56 23.3 42 21.1 2 21.9
West Virginia 56 19.9 42 21.1 55 18.9 2 20.0
Wisconsin 64 21.9 54 22.9 43 20.6 3 21.5
Wyoming 66 21.2 44 22.7 53 20.0 4 20.4
National 36 20.8 54 22.0 40 19.1 6 20.7

* Totals for state and national graduating seniors were obtained from Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity 1992-2009, Copyright © by Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, October, 1993.

1994 ACT Composite Averages by State, © 1994 by ACT, Inc.