2002 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 Composite
  Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D. Avg. S.D.
  Males 485797 19.7 5.8 21.2 5.3 20.9 6.3 21.3 4.9 20.9 5.0
  Females 623128 20.6 5.7 20.1 4.8 21.3 6.1 20.4 4.3 20.7 4.7
  No Gender Reported 7157 19.6 5.6 20.4 4.9 20.9 6.0 20.4 4.4 20.5 4.7
  Percentages of Students in Standards for Transition Score Intervals by Gender
  Score Interval English Mathematics Reading Science Composite
M F M F M F M F M F
  33–36 2 2 2 1 4 4 2 1 1 1
  28–32 8 10 11 7 12 12 8 4 10 8
  24–27 15 18 20 17 18 19 21 17 19 19
  20–23 25 27 21 22 22 24 32 35 28 30
  16–19 25 23 31 36 20 20 26 32 27 29
  01–15 25 20 14 17 24 20 11 12 15 14
 
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