# 2000 National and State Scores

## Table 3: Average ACT Scores and Standard Deviations for Males and Females

 English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite Males (N=455817) Average 20.0 21.4 21.2 21.6 21.2 Standard Deviation 5.6 5.2 6.1 4.8 4.9 Females (N=604646) Average 20.9 20.2 21.5 20.6 20.9 Standard Deviation 5.5 4.8 6.0 4.3 4.6 Percentages of Students in Test Score Intervals English Mathematics Reading Science Reasoning Composite Score Interval M F M F M F M F M F 33-36 1 2 2 1 5 5 2 1 1 1 28-32 9 11 13 8 12 12 8 4 10 9 24-27 16 19 19 17 18 19 23 19 20 20 20-23 25 27 22 22 24 25 32 35 29 31 16-19 26 24 31 37 21 21 25 31 27 29 1-15 22 17 12 16 20 18 9 10 13 12

## Table 4: Average ACT Scores for Different Patterns of Academic Preparation

S.D. = Standard Deviation

 English Mathematics Reading Sci Reasoning Composite Reference Groups Number Ave. S.D. Ave. S.D. Ave. S.D. Ave. S.D. Ave. S.D. All Graduates 1065138 20.5 5.5 20.7 5.0 21.4 6.1 21.0 4.5 21.0 4.7 College Core E4, M3, SS3, NS3 645513 21.5 5.3 21.8 5.0 22.4 6.0 21.8 4.5 22.0 4.6 In Between 267183 19.2 5.4 19.2 4.5 20.2 5.8 20.0 4.3 19.8 4.4 E4, M2, SS2, NS2 109462 17.7 5.3 18.4 4.5 19.0 5.8 19.2 4.3 18.7 4.4 No Response 42980 19.7 5.8 20.5 5.1 20.7 6.3 20.4 4.7 20.4 4.9 HS GPA Ranges 3.50 - 4.00 364661 23.9 4.9 24.1 4.8 24.7 5.7 23.6 4.3 24.2 4.2 3.00 - 3.49 281627 20.1 4.7 20.2 4.2 21.0 5.4 20.8 3.9 20.7 3.9 2.50 - 2.99 184525 18.0 4.6 18.2 3.6 19.0 5.1 19.2 3.8 18.7 3.6 2.00 - 2.49 95839 16.5 4.4 17.1 3.1 17.5 4.9 18.1 3.7 17.4 3.4 1.99 & below 26941 15.3 4.3 16.3 2.8 16.5 4.6 17.3 3.6 16.5 3.2