2001 National and State Scores

Table 2: Average ACT Composite Scores by Ability Level for Different Ethnic Groups

Avg. = Average ACT Composite Score


  African
American
American
Indian
Caucasian Mexican
American
Asian
American
Puerto Rican/
Hispanic
No. Avg. No. Avg. No. Avg. No. Avg. No. Avg. No. Avg.
High School Grade Point Average (GPA)
3.50 – 4.00 15882 20.2 3062 22.0 291617 24.4 11494 21.2 16871 24.1 4163 22.4
3.00 – 3.49 28194 17.7 2763 19.0 199753 21.1 12600 18.4 9250 20.4 4739 19.7
2.50 – 2.99 29113 16.3 2058 17.4 117522 19.3 8316 17.1 4159 18.4 3284 18.0
2.00 – 2.49 19287 15.4 1261 16.2 56827 18.1 3675 16.4 1626 17.0 1596 16.7
1.99 & Below 5895 14.7 416 15.3 15145 17.1 1001 15.6 393 16.1 387 16.2
College GPA Predicted by Student
3.5 – 4.0 15153 19.9 2106 22.6 207138 25 8269 21.6 13816 24.5 4326 22.3
3.0 – 3.4 40168 17.6 4136 19.2 304403 21.6 17290 18.7 13082 20.8 6675 19.4
2.5 – 2.9 28321 16.1 2345 17.4 132821 19.4 8933 17.1 4420 18.5 2911 17.5
2.0 – 2.4 16366 15.1 1458 16.0 55300 17.7 3973 15.9 1740 16.8 1234 16.1
1.9 & Below 4098 14.2 422 14.7 11315 16.7 819 14.9 408 15.9 236 15.3
High School Rank
Top Quarter 26139 19.3 3971 21.2 331853 24.2 14530 20.9 17322 24.1 5584 22.1
2nd Quarter 40815 16.7 3767 18.1 245783 20.3 14234 17.8 10313 19.8 5559 18.7
Bottom Half 33788 15.5 2429 16.4 118769 18.3 9455 16.4 4985 17.6 3552 17.0

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