Bryan's ACT Scores vs. Ohio and the National Average
Ohio's high school class of 2012 tested better than the national average on the ACT exam. The ACT scores, which were recently released, showed that Ohio had a composite score of 21.8 compared to the national average score of 21.1. Bryan City Schools composite score was 22.6.
The ACT has a high score of 36 and tests students on English, reading, math and science skills. While the composite score was the same as Ohio's 2011 grade, 71 percent of the state's eligible students took the exam this year compared to 69 percent last year.
Here is how the scores break down by subject:
- English: Ohio 21.1, National 20.5, Bryan - 21.6
- Mathematics: Ohio 21.5, National 21.1, Bryan - 23.2
- Reading: Ohio 22.1, National 21.3, Bryan - 22.9
- Science: Ohio 21.8, National 20.9, Bryan - 22.3
In Ohio, 28% of the students hit the college readiness benchmarks in all four subjects. In Bryan, 30% of the students hit the college readiness benchmark in all four subjects, and BCS was equal to or higher than the state in English, Algebra, Social Science and Biology.
ACT officials recognized Ohio as one of several states that is making a major push to improve math and science education.