National Average ACT Composite Score, 1993–2003


Number of Graduating Seniors Taking the ACT Assessment, 1993–2003

1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
875,603 891,714945,369924,663959,301995,0391,019,0531,065,1381,069,7721,116,0821,175,059


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
20.7 20.8 20.8 20.9 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.8

National Average ACT English Score, 1993–2003


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
20.3 20.3 20.2 20.3 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.2 20.3

National Average ACT Math Score, 1993–2003


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
20.1 20.2 20.2 20.2 20.6 20.8 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.6 20.6

National Average ACT Reading Score, 1993–2003


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
21.2 21.2 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.3 21.1 21.2

National Average ACT Science Score, 1993–2003


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
20.8 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.1 21.1 21.0 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.8

National Average ACT Composite Score by Gender, 1993–2003


  1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
Males 21.0 20.9 21.0 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.1 21.2 21.1 20.9 21.0
Females 20.5 20.7 20.7 20.8 20.8 20.9 20.9 20.9 20.9 20.7 20.8

Average ACT Composite Score by Race/Ethnic Group, 2003


African American16.9
American Indian18.7
Caucasian21.7
Mexican American18.3
Asian American21.8
Hispanic19.0
Other19.3
Multiracial20.9
Prefer not to respond21.8
No response20.1

Percent of ACT-Tested Seniors Reporting Core Curriculum, 1993–2003


1993 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
54.7 57.1 59.5 60.5 61.0 63.1 62.6 63.2 63.6 61.8 61.9

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