St. Francis High School students who took the ACT college admissions exam this year scored below state averages but above national averages in most subject areas, according to recently released numbers.
The average composite score for St. Francis students was 21.7, up three-tenths of a point from last year’s average. Comparatively, this year’s average state score was 22.3, and the average national score was 21.1.
St. Francis students scored at least 0.5 points below the state average in all subject areas. Average scores were as follows: 20.8 for English, compared with 21.6 for the state; 21.7 for mathematics, compared with 22.3 for the state; 21.8 for reading, compared with 22.5 for the state; and 21.8 for science, compared with 22.3 for the state.
Seventy-eight St. Francis students who took the ACT this year, up six students from last year.
For more information on state ACT scores, visit the Department of Public Instruction’s Web site at dpi.wi.gov.
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