- Improving College & Career Readiness
- About This Report
- College Readiness
- Educational/Career Aspirations
- Access & Preparation
- Academic Performance
- A First Look at STEM
- Looking Back at the Class of 2012
- Academic Achievement & Academic Behaviors
- Policies & Practices to Increase Readiness
- 2013 ACT National and State Scores
Looking Back: Fall 2012 College Enrollment Status
More than half of the 2012 ACT-tested high school graduates who enrolled in a 4-year college met three or more of the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks (about 55% of public college enrollees; about 64% of private college enrollees).
About 21% of the graduates who enrolled in a 2-year college met at least three of the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks; 40% of 2-year enrollees met none of the Benchmarks. At least 10% of the 4-year college enrollees met none of the Benchmarks.
Percent of 2012 ACT-Tested High School Graduates by Number of ACT College Readiness Benchmarks Attained and Fall 2012 College Enrollment Status
Graph reads: In fall 2012, 48% of the 2012 ACT-tested high school graduates whose status was Other/Unknown met none of the ACT College Readiness Benchmarks; 12% of this group met 4 Benchmarks.
|Number of Benchmarks Attained||2-Year||Public|
Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding.