The 1998 ACT High School Profile Report — National Data

Table 13   Table 14


Table 13: Expressed Adequacy of HS Education According to HS Curriculum or Program


Expressed Adequacy Total Avg. ACT Composite Bus-Comm Voc-Occ College Prep Other-Gen
No. % No. % No. % No. % No. %
Excellent 168787 18 23.3 4658 11 6331 11 136102 22 21696 11
Good 394486 43 21.4 16412 40 23122 40 276777 44 78175 41
Average 220730 24 19.5 12400 30 18474 32 128358 20 61498 32
Below Average 46739 5 19.3 2898 7 4354 8 26016 4 13471 7
Very Inadequate 74316 8 20.9 3789 9 4800 8 52586 8 13141 7
No Response 13709 1 20.9 588 1 823 1 9505 2 2793 1
Number of Students 918767 40745 57904 629344 190774

Table 14: Student Satisfaction With Various Aspects of the Local High School


Satisfied
No Change
Necessary
Pretty
Much
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Improvement
Needed
No
Experience
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
Classroom Instruction Male 222788 22 120426 12 43501 4 2264 0
Female 286654 29 166116 17 71666 7 2196 0
Total 509442 51 286542 29 115167 12 4460 0
No. & Variety of Course Offerings Male 207878 21 88787 9 89502 9 2888 0
Female 264275 27 106746 11 152671 15 3153 0
Total 472153 47 195533 20 242173 24 6041 1
Grading Practices and Policies Male 194675 20 124326 12 65850 7 3903 0
Female 270878 27 161378 16 90417 9 3797 0
Total 465553 47 285704 29 156267 16 7700 1
No. and Kinds of Tests Given Male 191710 19 149824 15 44018 4 3049 0
Female 251609 25 203360 20 68410 7 2889 0
Total 443319 45 353184 35 112428 11 5938 1
Guidance Services Provided by Total School Male 201297 20 98580 10 72852 7 15795 2
Female 257003 26 120212 12 131141 13 17695 2
Total 458300 46 218792 22 203993 21 33490 3
 
Satisfied
No Change
Necessary
Pretty
Much
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Improvement
Needed
No
Experience
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
School Rules, Regulations, and Policies Male 143083 14 111110 11 127663 13 6403 1
Female 189136 19 148164 15 182854 18 5664 1
Total 332219 33 259274 26 310517 31 12067 1
Library or Learning Center Male 204330 21 110419 11 65997 7 7689 1
Female 273524 27 145345 15 97580 10 9586 1
Total 477854 48 255764 26 163577 16 17275 2
Laboratory Facilities Male 182235 18 117689 12 74082 7 14525 1
Female 229232 23 161929 16 111450 11 23434 2
Total 411467 41 279618 28 185532 19 37959 4
Provisions for Special Help in Reading, Math, etc. Male 139290 14 108611 11 40788 4 99817 10
Female 182012 18 131377 13 70242 7 142363 14
Total 321302 32 239988 24 111030 11 242180 24
Provisions for Academically Outstanding Students Male 210128 21 98787 10 42339 4 37391 4
Female 291681 29 119376 12 70978 7 44148 4
Total 501809 50 218163 22 113317 11 81539 8
Adequacy of Programs in Career Education and Planning Male 155980 16 128219 13 72110 7 31436 3
Female 199305 20 153243 15 129011 13 43365 4
Total 355285 36 281462 28 201121 20 74801 8
Total students in report = 995039

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