Number of ACT College Readiness Benchmarks Attained

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About 69% of all 2013 ACT-tested high school graduates met at least one of the four ACT College Readiness Benchmarks in English, Reading, Mathematics, or Science.

Fully 31% of all graduates did not meet any of the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, while 43% met between 1 and 3 Benchmarks. Twenty-six percent of all 2013 ACT-tested high school graduates met all four ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, meaning that just over 1 in 4 were academically ready for college coursework in all four subject areas.

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Percent of ACT-Tested High School Graduates by Number of ACT College Readiness Benchmarks Attained, 2013

Graph reads: In 2013, 26% of ACT-tested high school graduates met all four ACT College Readiness Benchmarks, 13% met 3 Benchmarks, 14% met 2 Benchmarks, 16% met 1 Benchmark, and 31% met none of the Benchmarks.

StatusPercent
Met No Benchmarks31%
Met 1 Benchmark16%
Met 2 Benchmarks14%
Met 3 Benchmarks13%
Met All 4 Benchmarks26%

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.