The American College Testing (ACT) assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college level work in English, math, reading and science.
Percent of ACT-Tested Students Ready for College-Level Coursework
A benchmark score is the minimum score needed on an ACT subject-area test to indicate a 50% chance of obtaining a B or higher or about a 75% chance of obtaining a C or higher in the corresponding credit-bearing college courses.
- English Composition: 18 on ACT English test
- College Algebra: 22 on ACT Mathematics test
- Social Science: 22 on ACT Reading test
- Biology: 23 on ACT Science test
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