The 1997 ACT High School Profile Report -- National Normative Data

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Table 13: Expressed Adequacy of HS Education According to HS Curriculum or Program

Expressed Adequacy Total Ave ACT Composite Bus-Comm Voc-Occ College PrepOther-Gen
No.% No.% No.% No.% No.%
Excellent 160068 18 23.2 4389 11 5459 10 130449 21 19771 11
Good 376763 42 21.3 16072 40 20645 39 265926 43 74120 40
Average 215503 24 19.4 12612 31 17627 33 124950 20 60314 33
Below Average 45940 5 19.1 2928 7 4030 8 25657 4 13325 7
Very Inadequate 77055 9 20.8 4019 10 4685 9 54915 9 13436 7
No Response 15498 2 21.0 620 2 790 1 11057 2 3031 2
Number of Students 890827 40640 53236 612954 183997

Table 14: Student Satisfaction With Various Aspects of the Local High School

Satisfied
No Change
Necessary
Pretty
Much
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Improvement
Needed
No
Experience
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
Classroom Instruction Male 219473 23 114273 12 43018 4 2184 0
Female 281015 29 153122 16 70563 7 2061 0
Total 500488 52 267395 28 113581 12 4245 0
No. & Variety of Course Offerings Male 203060 21 84312 9 88764 9 2876 0
Female 256091 27 99325 10 148586 15 2923 0
Total 459151 48 183637 19 237350 25 5799 1
Grading Practices and Policies Male 193028 20 117335 12 64536 7 3808 0
Female 267050 28 149616 16 86270 9 3586 0
Total 460078 48 266951 28 150806 16 7394 1
No. and Kinds of Tests Given Male 192561 20 141634 15 41327 4 2902 0
Female 252103 26 188980 20 62435 7 2630 0
Total 444664 46 330614 34 103762 11 5532 1
Guidance Services Provided by Total School Male 199915 21 92780 10 71799 7 13933 1
Female 251298 26 111142 12 128435 13 15151 2
Total 451213 47 203922 21 200234 21 29084 3
Satisfied
No Change
Necessary
Pretty
Much
Neutral
Dissatisfied
Improvement
Needed
No
Experience
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
No. %
Change
School Rules, Regulations, and Policies Male 140026 15 104822 11 126967 13 6311 1
Female 185969 19 136393 14 177843 19 5583 1
Total 325995 34 241215 25 304810 32 11894 1
Library or Learning Center Male 203392 21 104912 11 62850 7 7138 1
Female 271995 28 134730 14 90643 9 8608 1
Total 475387 50 239642 25 153493 16 15746 2
Laboratory Facilities Male 180034 19 112703 12 71797 7 13832 1
Female 227108 24 150608 16 106379 11 21892 2
Total 407142 42 263311 27 178176 19 35724 4
Provisions for Special Help in Reading, Math, etc. Male 138855 14 104072 11 39881 4 95496 10
Female 180664 19 122913 13 67554 7 134872 14
Total 319519 33 226985 24 107435 11 230368 24
Provisions for Academically Outstanding Students Male 204699 21 96130 10 41842 4 35772 4
Female 281887 29 112444 12 69650 7 42193 4
Total 486586 51 208574 22 111492 12 77965 8
Adequacy of Programs in Career Education and Planning Male 152057 16 123641 13 70959 7 30895 3
Female 193984 20 144298 15 125039 13 41386 4
Total 346041 36 267939 28 195998 20 72281 8
Total students in report - 959301

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