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The ACT: Biased, Inaccurate, Coachable, and Misused (page 2)

— National Center for Fair and Open Testing
Updated on Dec 16, 2008

2002 College Bound Seniors Test Scores: ACT

Total Test-takers: 1.1 million test-takers of whom 56.0% are female

 Gender

 

 

 

 All Males

 

 20.9

 

 All Females

 

 20.7

 

 

 

 

 

 Ethnicity

 

 

 

 African-American/Black

 

16.8

 

 American Indian/Alaskan Native

 

18.6

 

 Caucasian American/White

 

21.7

 

 Mexican American/Chicano

 

18.2

 

 Asian American/Pacific Islander

 

 21.6

 

 Puerto Rican/Hispanic

 

18.8

 

 Other

 

19.2

 

 Multiracial

 

20.9

 

 

 

 

 

 Household Income

 

 

 

 Less than $18,000/year

 

17.8

 

 $18,000 - $24,000/year

 

18.6

 

 $24,000 - $30,000/year

 

19.4

 

 $30,000 - $36,000/year

 

19.9

 

 $36,000 - $42,000/year

 

20.4

 

 $42,000 - $50,000/year

 

20.8

 

 $50,000 - $60,000/year

 

21.3

 

 $60,000 - $80,000/year

 

21.8

 

 $80,000 - $100,000/year

 

22.4

 

 More than $100,000/year

 

23.3

 


Source: ACT High School Profile Report: H.S. Graduating Class of 2002 National Report

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