Percent of Graduates Who Took a Core Curriculum by Race/Ethnicity
Seventy-four percent of all 2011 ACT-tested high school graduates took at least a minimum core high school curriculum to prepare them for college.
Asian students (81%) were most likely to complete a core curriculum, while 78% of Pacific Islander and 76% of White students did so. Smaller percentages of African American (69%), American Indian (63%), and Hispanic (72%) students completed a core curriculum.
Note: Race/ethnicity categories changed to reflect updated US Department of Education reporting requirements.