2005 College Bound Seniors Average ACT Scores

Approximately 1.19 million test takers, of whom 56% were female

 

 

     COMPOSITE SCORE
 GENDER    
  Female    20.9
  Male    21.1
     
 ETHNICITY    
 American Indian or Alaskan Native    18.7
 Asian-American or Pacific Islander    22.1
 African-American or Black    17.0
 Mexican-American, Chicano, Latino    18.4
 Puerto Rican, Cuban, Other Hispanic    18.9
 Caucasian-American, White    21.9
 Multiracial    20.9
 Other   19.4
 Prefer Not to Respond (3%)    22.0
 No Response (5%)    20.8
     
 FAMILY INCOME    
 Less than $18,000/year    17.9
 $18,000 - $24,000/year    18.6
$24,000 - $30,000/year    19.3 
 $30,000 - $36,000/year    19.8
 $36,000 - $42,000/year    20.3
 $42,000 - $50,000/year    20.9
 $50,000 - $60,000/year    21.3
 $60,000 - $80,000/year    21.9
 $80,000 - $100,000/year    22.5
 More than $100,000    23.5
 No Response (25%)    21.1
     
 ALL TEST-TAKERS    20.9

 

source: ACT, ACT High School Profile Report 2005