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

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