Selections from the 2007 National Score Report

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Number of Graduating Seniors Taking the ACT, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
959,301 995,039 1,019,053 1,065,138 1,069,772 1,116,082 1,175,059 1,171,460 1,186,251 1,206,455 1,300,599


National Average ACT Composite Score, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.8 20.9 20.9 21.1 21.2

Score Range 1–36


National Average ACT English Score, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
20.3 20.4 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.4 20.6 20.7

Score Range 1–36


ACT Writing Test Score Averages, 2006–2007

20062007
7.77.6

Score Range 2–12


National Average ACT Math Score, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
20.6 20.8 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.6 20.6 20.7 20.7 20.8 21.0

Score Range 1–36


National Average ACT Reading Score, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
21.3 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.3 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.3 21.4 21.5

Score Range 1–36


National Average ACT Science Score, 1997–2007

19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
21.1 21.1 21.0 21.0 21.0 20.8 20.8 20.9 20.9 20.9 21.0

Score Range 1–36


National Average ACT Composite Score by Gender, 1997–2007

  19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007
Males 21.1 21.2 21.1 21.2 21.1 20.9 21.0 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.2
Females 20.8 20.9 20.9 20.9 20.9 20.7 20.8 20.9 20.9 21.0 21.0

Score Range 1–36


Average ACT Composite Score by Race/Ethnic Group, 2007

African American/Black17.0
American Indian/Alaska Native18.9
Caucasian American/White22.1
Hispanic18.7
Asian American/Pacific Islander22.6
Other/No Response21.6

Score Range 1–36