2000 National and State Scores

Table 8: High School GPAs and ACT Average Scores by Common Course Sequences
Total Group, Males, and Females


Total Group


English
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
English
ACT
English
ACT
Composite
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12, Speech 352637 3.34 21.0 21.5
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12 608193 3.21 20.4 21.0
Less Than 4 Years of English 60191 3.06 18.6 19.6
No English Course/Grade Information Reported 44117 -.-- 19.6 20.4
Mathematics
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Math
ACT
Math
ACT
Composite
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Calc 65733 3.52 24.9 24.4
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Other Adv Math 99976 3.25 22.3 22.5
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig 104314 3.06 20.5 21.0
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Other Adv Math 120692 3.05 20.4 20.9
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom 214954 2.62 17.7 18.7
Other Combinations of 4 or More Years Math 246221 3.44 24.0 23.6
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Years Math 55800 3.00 19.9 20.4
Less Than 3 Years of Math 110162 2.40 16.7 17.4
No Math Course/Grade Information Reported 47286 -.-- 20.3 20.3
Social Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Social Science
ACT
Reading
ACT
Composite
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt, Other Hist 29538 3.38 22.4 21.9
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt 68468 3.23 21.1 20.8
Other Combinations of 4 or More Yrs Soc Sci 432296 3.43 21.8 21.4
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Yrs Soc Sci 334512 3.31 21.4 21.1
Less Than 3 Years of Soc Sci 153938 3.16 20.3 20.1
No Soc Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 46386 -.-- 20.7 20.4
Natural Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Natural Science
ACT
Science Reas.
ACT
Composite
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics 318513 3.41 22.5 22.7
Biology, Chemistry, Physics 118726 3.34 23.2 23.7
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry 330577 3.08 20.2 20.1
Other Combinations of 3 or More Yrs Nat Sci 30391 3.15 20.9 20.7
Less Than 3 Years of Nat Sci 219601 2.88 19.1 18.7
No Nat Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 47330 -.-- 20.4 20.4

Table 8—High School GPA and ACT Average Scores by Common Course Sequences for Males


English
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
English
ACT
English
ACT
Composite
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12, Speech 146065 3.20 20.6 21.7
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12 257104 3.06 19.9 21.1
Less Than 4 Years of English 29506 2.91 18.2 19.8
No English Course/Grade Information Reported 23142 -.-- 18.9 20.3
Mathematics
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Math
ACT
Math
ACT
Composite
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Calc 29413 3.48 25.6 24.5
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Other Adv. Math 35762 3.18 22.9 22.6
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig 41979 2.99 21.1 21.1
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Other Adv. Math 43438 2.96 20.9 20.9
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom 85426 2.54 18.1 18.6
Other Combinations of 4 or More Years Math 119533 3.40 24.8 23.9
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Years Math 26576 2.93 20.4 20.5
Less Than 3 Years of Math 49123 2.35 17.1 17.4
No Math Course/Grade Information Reported 24567 -.-- 20.6 20.2
Social Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Social Science
ACT
Reading
ACT
Composite
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt, Other Hist 14562 3.31 22.0 21.9
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt 32465 3.17 21.0 21.0
Other Combinations of 4 or More Yrs Soc Sci 174809 3.37 21.7 21.6
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Yrs Soc Sci 139482 3.25 21.3 21.3
Less Than 3 Years of Soc Sci 70149 3.10 20.2 20.3
No Soc Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 24350 -.-- 20.3 20.3
Natural Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Natural Science
ACT
Science Reas.
ACT
Composite
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics 149810 3.37 23.2 23.0
Biology, Chemistry, Physics 51982 3.30 24.1 24.1
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry 120998 2.97 20.5 20.0
Other Combinations of 3 or More Yrs Nat Sci 16332 3.11 21.5 20.9
Less Than 3 Years of Nat Sci 91869 2.78 19.3 18.5
No Nat Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 24826 -.-- 20.6 20.3

Table 8—High School GPA and ACT Average Scores by Common Course Sequences for Females


English
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
English
ACT
English
ACT
Composite
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12, Speech 205365 3.44 21.4 21.3
Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Eng 12 348693 3.32 20.8 20.9
Less Than 4 Years of English 30231 3.21 19.0 19.5
No English Course/Grade Information Reported 20357 -.-- 20.4 20.6
Mathematics
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Math
ACT
Math
ACT
Composite
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Calc 36069 3.56 24.3 24.2
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig, Other Adv. Math 63875 3.29 21.9 22.5
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Trig 61865 3.11 20.1 21.0
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom, Other Adv. Math 76765 3.10 20.0 20.9
Alg 1, Alg 2, Geom 128628 2.67 17.4 18.7
Other Combinations of 4 or More Years Math 125895 3.47 23.3 23.4
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Years Math 29016 3.07 19.4 20.3
Less Than 3 Years of Math 60464 2.45 16.3 17.4
No Math Course/Grade Information Reported 22069 -.-- 19.9 20.4
Social Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Social Science
ACT
Reading
ACT
Composite
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt, Other Hist 14855 3.44 22.7 21.9
US Hist, World Hist, Am Govt 35735 3.29 21.3 20.7
Other Combinations of 4 or More Yrs Soc Sci 255880 3.46 21.9 21.2
Other Combinations of 3 or 3.5 Yrs Soc Sci 193775 3.36 21.5 21.0
Less Than 3 Years of Soc Sci 83013 3.22 20.4 20.0
No Soc Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 21388 -.-- 21.1 20.5
Natural Science
Course Sequence
Number of
Students
HS
Natural Science
ACT
Science Reas.
ACT
Composite
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics 167621 3.45 21.9 22.4
Biology, Chemistry, Physics 66320 3.38 22.6 23.5
Gen Science, Biology, Chemistry 208283 3.15 20.1 20.2
Other Combinations of 3 or More Yrs Nat Sci 13919 3.20 20.2 20.4
Less Than 3 Years of Nat Sci 126662 2.95 18.9 18.9
No Nat Sci Course/Grade Information Reported 21841 -.-- 20.1 20.5

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