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2010-2016 CLCS ACT Report

CLCS had 3 students who scored 33 and above in 2015. 2 students were named Merit Scholars. ACT is a test to evaluate students readiness to accept and succeed in college. While students will pursue a variety of paths after high school, all students should be prepared for college and work. Through collaborative research with postsecondary institutions nationwide, ACT has established the follow as college readiness *benchmark scores for designated college courses: English Composition: 18 on the ACT English test Algebra: 22 on the ACT Mathematics test Social Science: 22 on the ACT Reading test Biology: 23 on the ACT Science test *A benchmark score is the minimum score needed on an ACT subject-area test to indicate a 50% chance of obtaining a B or higher or about a 75% chance of obtaining a C or higher in the corresponding credit-bearing college courses. How did CLCS compare nationally? 100% of CLCS graduates are ready for college English compared to only 68% of the nation’s public schools 38% of CLCS graduates are ready for college Algebra compared to only 31% of the nation’s public schools 63% of CLCS graduates are ready for college Social Sciences compared to only 45% of the nation’s public schools 38% of CLCS graduates are ready for college Biology compared to only 32% of the nation’s public schools 31% of CLCS graduates meet the criteria in all four areas while only 19% of the nation’s public school graduates<