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Washington students score above national ACT average

TestHigh school seniors in our state have outscored the national average on the ACT exam for the 2012-2013 school year.

According to The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington average composite score of 22.8 is the nation’s seventh highest.

20% of graduating seniors took the test.

The OSPI says a composite score is made up of four areas: english, math, reading and science.

Scores are scaled from 1 (the lowest) to 36 (the highest).

This year’s national average composite score is 20.9, down from 21.1% last year.

According to the Washington Post, just 26% of the ACT test-takers in the U.S. are prepared for college.

Performance on the ACT test nationwide has remained almost unchanged since 2009.

The majority of test-takers, two-thirds to be exact, met the college-ready standard for English, according to the Washington Post.

When it comes to math and reading, 44% met the standard.

You can read the complete article from the Washington Post by clicking here.

 

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