Average score for ACT college admissions test falls to 30-year low

The organization that administers the exams says kids just simply aren't prepared - and the pandemic is a major factor.

News 12 Staff

Oct 12, 2023, 10:50 AM

Updated 246 days ago

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New numbers show that the average score for students taking the ACT college admissions test has fallen to a 30-year low.
That score is now just 19.5 points out of 36.
The organization that administers the exams says kids just simply aren't prepared - and the pandemic is a major factor.
The group says scores have been falling for six straight years, which means they started dropping even before the pandemic.


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