Minnesota's ACT scores remain steady, among best in the U.S.
23 Jan 2019
Minnesota's average declined slightly but not enough to alter its best-of-the-nation standing.
Minnesota students’ scores on the ACT college entrance exam dipped slightly this year but were still higher than those of any other state where nearly all students take the test.
Graduating seniors in the class of 2018 earned an average composite score of 21.3 out of a possible 36, according to test results released Wednesday. That’s down from last year’s state average of 21.5, but still above the national average of 20.8 for the test that measures students’ college readiness in math, reading, science and English.