Average Scores by State

Sort the data by column heading or select a state to view its complete Profile Report in PDF. (Each file is about 32 pages long and 90KB.)

State Percent of Graduates Tested Average Composite Score Average English Score Average Math Score Average Reading Score Average Science Score
National 54 20.9 20.2 20.9 21.1 20.7
Alabama 78 20.4 20.5 19.5 21.0 20.2
Alaska 37 21.1 20.1 21.2 21.7 21.0
Arizona 50 19.6 18.5 20.3 19.6 19.4
Arkansas 90 20.2 19.9 19.9 20.5 20.1
California 26 22.2 21.6 22.8 22.3 21.5
Colorado 100 20.4 19.9 20.4 20.5 20.5
Connecticut 27 24.0 24.0 23.9 24.4 23.3
Delaware 15 22.9 22.5 22.8 23.4 22.4
District of Columbia 38 20.4 19.8 20.5 21.0 19.7
Florida 74 19.6 18.7 19.7 20.4 19.1
Georgia 51 20.7 20.2 20.3 21.2 20.5
Hawaii 40 20.1 19.0 20.8 20.0 19.9
Idaho 49 22.1 21.5 21.8 22.7 21.8
Illinois 100 20.6 20.2 20.7 20.4 20.5
Indiana 38 21.7 21.0 21.9 22.1 21.4
Iowa 66 22.1 21.5 21.6 22.5 22.2
Kansas 75 21.8 21.2 21.7 22.3 21.7
Kentucky 100 19.6 19.2 19.2 19.9 19.7
Louisiana 100 19.5 19.4 19.2 19.7 19.2
Maine 8 23.5 23.4 23.3 23.8 22.9
Maryland 21 22.3 21.8 22.3 22.7 21.9
Massachusetts 22 24.1 23.8 24.4 24.4 23.2
Michigan 100 19.9 19.1 19.9 20.0 20.2
Minnesota 74 23.0 22.2 23.1 23.1 22.9
Mississippi 95 18.9 18.8 18.3 19.1 18.8
Missouri 74 21.6 21.4 21.0 21.9 21.6
Montana 72 21.3 20.2 21.4 21.9 21.2
Nebraska 84 21.5 21.1 21.1 21.8 21.5
Nevada 32 21.3 20.4 21.3 21.7 21.1
New Hampshire 19 23.8 23.6 23.6 24.2 23.2
New Jersey 23 23.0 22.5 23.6 23.1 22.2
New Mexico 70 19.9 19.0 19.7 20.4 20.1
New York 26 23.4 22.6 23.8 23.7 23.1
North Carolina 100 18.7 17.1 19.6 18.8 18.7
North Dakota 98 20.5 19.5 20.8 20.5 20.7
Ohio 72 21.8 21.2 21.5 22.2 21.8
Oklahoma 75 20.8 20.4 20.1 21.4 20.8
Oregon 34 21.5 20.8 21.6 21.9 21.3
Pennsylvania 18 22.7 22.2 23.0 23.0 22.2
Rhode Island 14 22.7 22.4 22.4 23.3 22.0
South Carolina 51 20.4 19.7 20.3 20.8 20.3
South Dakota 78 21.9 20.9 21.8 22.1 22.1
Tennessee 100 19.5 19.3 19.1 19.8 19.4
Texas 37 20.9 19.8 21.5 21.0 20.9
Utah 100 20.7 19.9 20.2 21.3 20.8
Vermont 26 23.0 22.7 22.8 23.4 22.6
Virginia 26 22.6 22.3 22.5 23.1 22.2
Washington 21 22.8 22.1 22.8 23.3 22.5
West Virginia 63 20.6 20.5 19.5 21.3 20.6
Wisconsin 71 22.1 21.5 22.0 22.3 22.2
Wyoming 100 19.8 18.6 19.7 20.2 20.0

In spring 2012, all public high school 11th graders in the states of Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, and Wyoming were tested with the ACT as required by each state. Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, and Wyoming students who met ACT's 2013 graduating class criteria are included in the 2013 graduating class average score results.

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