2001 National and State Scores

Table 6: Average ACT Scores and Standard Deviations for Males and Females

S.D. = Standard Deviation


Group No. English Mathematics Reading Science
Reasoning
Composite
Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D.
Males 459547 20.0 5.6 21.4 5.2 21.1 6.1 21.6 4.9 21.1 4.9
Females 604808 20.8 5.6 20.2 4.7 21.5 6.0 20.6 4.3 20.9 4.6
No Gender Reported 5417 19.8 5.5 20.3 4.7 21.0 6.0 20.6 4.4 20.6 4.6


Percentages of Students in Standards for Transition Score Intervals by Gender

Score Interval English Mathematics Reading Science
Reasoning
Composite
M F M F M F M F M F
33–36 1 2 2 1 4 4 2 1 1 1
28–32 9 11 12 7 13 13 10 6 10 8
24–27 16 19 20 17 17 18 21 17 20 20
20–23 25 26 23 23 24 26 33 35 29 31
16–19 26 24 31 36 20 20 24 30 27 29
01–15 22 18 12 15 22 19 9 11 13 12

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