College Admissions Test Taking

About this Indicator

High School Graduates Taking the ACT

The percentage of high school graduates taking the ACT is calculated from the actual number of ACT takers and the projected number of high school graduates.

High School Graduates Taking the SAT

The percentage of high school graduates taking the SAT is calculated from the actual number of SAT takers and the projected number of high school graduates.

Data Source

ACT. The Condition of College & Career Readiness.

NCES. Digest of Education Statistics.

Note. The majority of college-going high school graduates in the Midwest take the ACT rather than the SAT.