New report shows how students scored on the A.C.T.

More students in Minnesota took the test than in Iowa, but Iowans scored higher on average.

Posted: Wed Oct 17 15:25:15 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Oct 17 15:25:15 PDT 2018

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minnesota and iowa students are achieving high... scoring above the national average on the a-c-t college entrance exam. kimt news 3's annalise johnson is learning how students hope the act will prepare them for college.xxx act scores-mpkgll-1 act scores-mpkg-2 i'm here at austin high school talking with seniors about why they think its important to take the act as they prepare to take the next steps in their education. lowerthird2line:a.c.t. report released austin, mn seniors at austin high school riley wempner and eleanor hinchcliffe took the act last school year to prepare themselves to apply for colleges and scholarships. act scores-mpkgll-5 "i did well on it for what i wanted and so hopefully it'll help me do what i want you know save money and help me get into the college i want to get into" act scores-mpkgll-6 "yeah i did pretty good on the act so hopefully that'll get me some scholarship money and help me prepare for college in some way" act scores-mpkg-3 minnesota students earned an average of 21.3 points on their act tests out of a possible 36 points. in austin annalise johnson kimt news 3. / nx fp multi line:a.c.t. scores kimt news 3 mn average score: 21.3 points ia average score: 21.8 points ... and ninety-nine percent of 2018 graduating seniors in minnesota took the test. as for iowa - only 68% of graduates took the test - but had a slightly higher average score of 21- point-8 points. the national average was a score of 20- point-8 points. / lottery
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