Average Score on the ACT, Newport Independent Schools

The ACT assessment is a standardized achievement exam that measures high school students’ general educational development and predicts their capability to complete college-level work.The multiple choice assessments cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT scores range from 0-36. In 2010, the national average ACT composite score was 21.0.
 What It Tells Us:
ACT saw a 1.1 percentage point decrease from the previous year. Because the baseline year is 2008-09 due to the state mandating all students take the ACT in that year, the current scores did not see an increase nor a decrease over the baseline year.