2000 National and State Scores

Table 1: Average ACT Scores, Distributions, and Cumulative Percentages For All Students


Frequencies and Percentages of Scores in Four Intervals
Score Intervals English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite
Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
33-36 15691 1 14017 1 51318 5 15676 1 8783 1
28-32 109149 10 107302 10 129720 12 63793 6 98847 9
24-27 190167 18 189754 18 197873 19 221680 21 210021 20
20-23 279429 26 235707 22 266308 25 357489 34 319064 30
16-19 266670 25 367222 34 218946 21 300378 28 298331 28
1-15 204032 19 151136 14 200973 19 106122 10 130092 12
Mean 20.5 20.7 21.4 21.0 21.0
Standard Deviation 5.5 5.0 6.1 4.5 4.7
Number of Students = 1,065,138
 
  % = Percent at or Below
  English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite
Score Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
36 1258 99 1863 99 8479 99 2325 99 131 99
35 3128 99 2437 99 9383 99 3017 99 888 99
34 6338 99 3857 99 14767 98 5411 99 2581 99
33 4967 99 5860 99 18689 97 4923 99 5183 99
32 8765 99 13515 99 21564 95 7946 99 8717 99
31 13103 98 17396 97 15908 93 7112 98 13389 98
30 25422 96 17670 96 21399 92 10827 97 19383 97
29 23323 94 27436 94 28806 90 15227 96 24535 95
28 3853692 3128592 42043 87 22681 95 32823 93
27 38040 88 41680 89 38033 83 39057 93 40194 90
26 39864 85 45121 85 56036 79 49269 89 48243 86
25 51383 80 50797 80 50536 74 52673 84 56810 82
  English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite
Score Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
24 60880 76 52156 76 53268 69 80681 79 64774 76
23 62941 70 51061 71 59550 64 78025 72 71688 70
22 60852 65 56786 66 67743 59 101145 64 77837 63
21 74420 59 62915 61 70272 52 74423 55 83092 56
20 81216 52 64945 55 68743 46 103896 48 86447 48
19 79310 44 88127 49 52442 39 92244 38 84148 40
18 63596 37 94990 40 57981 35 84638 30 80206 32
17 64444 31 97413 31 62137 29 71163 22 71926 25
16 59320 25 86692 22 46386 23 52333 15 62051 18
15 55427 19 77957 14 46766 19 31308 10 50237 12
14 36405 14 42247 7 45923 14 30698 7 37662 7
13 30377 11 18302 3 41769 10 21918 4 24574 4
  English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite
Score Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
12 26149 8 8886 1 35157 6 10751 2 12361 2
11 18578 5 2983 1 20166 3 5726 1 4066 1
10 17407 3 514 1 5273 1 3528 1 896 1
9 11513 2 145 1 3340 1 1589 1 225 1
8 5395 1 40 1 1415 1 429 1 53 1
7 2040 1 43 1 515 1 78 1 12 1
6 541 1 7 1 409 1 32 1 5 1
5 145 1 9 1 127 1 38 1 1 1
4 43 1 0 1 58 1 0 1 0 1
3 8 1 2 1 37 1 18 1 0 1
2 2 1 0 1 17 1 0 1 0 1
1 2 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 0 1

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