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What portion of the high school students who graduated in 2016 and took the ACT exam met the test's college readiness benchmarks in all four subjects (English, reading, math, and science)?




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In 2016, 64% of high school students who graduated that year took the ACT college readiness exam. Among these students, 26% met ACT's college readiness benchmarks in all four subjects (English, reading, math, and science). By racial/ethnic group, the portion of ACT test-takers who met the college readiness benchmarks in at least three subjects ranged from 60% for Asians to 11% for African Americans.

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