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Document Number: 8436

ACT National and State Scores - The National Score Report section provides 10-year trend data, in both text and interactive charts, on the number of graduating seniors taking the ACT; the national average ACT composite score (both overall and disaggregated by gender); national average scores in English, math, reading and science; and the percent of ACT-tested seniors who reported completing a core curriculum. The 2009 national average composite scores disaggregated by race. The state average scores section provides details about each state’s performance in these areas. The number of graduating seniors taking the ACT reached an all-time high in 2009, though the average composite score of 21.1 did not change from 2008. The 2009 report includes college readiness by state. (ACT, Inc., August 2009)...

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