2002 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 16237 20.1 3134 22.0 289113 24.4 11408 21.0 16379 24.1 4558 22.2
  3.00 – 3.49 29668 17.7 2691 18.9 194488 21.1 12825 18.2 8999 20.4 5360 19.2
  2.50 – 2.99 29700 16.3 2063 17.3 115516 19.2 8522 16.9 4176 18.5 3779 17.6
  2.00 – 2.49 20136 15.3 1378 16.2 58574 17.9 4320 16.0 1768 17.1 2172 16.3
  1.99 & Below 6925 14.5 565 15.1 18714 16.8 1642 15.0 567 15.6 949 14.9
  College GPA Predicted by Student
  3.5 – 4.0 15982 19.7 2119 22.6 209710 24.9 8215 21.4 13633 24.4 4669 22.1
  3.0 – 3.4 41920 17.5 4180 19.2 299682 21.5 17564 18.6 12938 20.7 7700 19.1
  2.5 – 2.9 29086 16.0 2426 17.3 129784 19.2 9122 16.9 4310 18.3 3610 17.1
  2.0 – 2.4 17289 14.9 1457 15.7 56011 17.6 4588 15.6 1731 16.6 1861 15.6
  1.9 & Below 4740 14.1 605 14.9 13242 16.4 1418 14.5 507 15.3 708 14.2
  High School Rank
  Top Quarter 26501 19.2 3938 21.1 322168 24.1 14023 20.7 16610 24.1 5996 21.7
  2nd Quarter 42304 16.7 3915 18.0 242687 20.3 14901 17.6 10214 19.7 6708 18.2
  Bottom Half 36268 15.4 2609 16.4 126613 18.2 10733 16.1 5219 17.6 4880 16.4
 
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