- Improving College & Career Readiness
- About This Report
- College Readiness
- Educational/Career Aspirations
- Access & Preparation
- Academic Performance
- A First Look at STEM
- Looking Back at the Class of 2012
- Academic Achievement & Academic Behaviors
- Policies & Practices to Increase Readiness
- 2013 ACT National and State Scores
Number of ACT College Readiness Benchmarks Attained
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.
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.
|Met No Benchmarks||31%|
|Met 1 Benchmark||16%|
|Met 2 Benchmarks||14%|
|Met 3 Benchmarks||13%|
|Met All 4 Benchmarks||26%|
Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.