West Virginia and Nation

Average ACT Scores

Year

English

Math

Reading

Science

Composite*

Number Tested

1999-2000

West Virginia

20.1

19.0

20.9

20.4

20.2

12,267

Nation

20.5

20.7

21.4

21.0

21.0

1,065,138

2000-2001

West Virginia

20.2

18.9

20.8

20.3

20.2

11,857

Nation

20.5

20.7

21.3

21.0

21.0

1,069,722

2001-2002

West Virginia

20.3

19.1

21.0

20.4

20.3

11,451

Nation

20.2

20.6

21.1

20.8

20.8

1,116,082

2002-2003

West Virginia

20.3

19.2

20.9

20.3

20.3

11,728

Nation

20.3

20.6

21.2

20.8

20.8

1,175,059

2003-2004

West Virginia

20.6

19.4

21.1

20.3

20.5

11,486

Nation

20.4

20.7

21.3

20.9

20.9

1,171,460

2004-2005

West Virginia

20.5

19.3

20.9

20.4

20.4

11,451

Nation

20.4

20.7

21.3

20.9

20.9

1,186,251

2005-2006

West Virginia

20.8

19.6

21.2

20.5

20.6

10,990

Nation

20.6

20.8

21.4

20.9

21.1

1,206,455

2006-2007

West Virginia

20.8

19.5

21.2

20.5

20.6

11,480

Nation

20.7

21.0

21.5

21.0

21.2

1,300,599

2007-2008

West Virginia

20.8

19.6

21.4

20.5

20.7

11,603

Nation

20.6

21.0

21.4

20.8

21.1

1,421,941

2008-2009

West Virginia

20.8

19.6

21.4

20.5

20.7

11,696

Nation

20.6

21.0

21.4

20.9

21.1

1,480,469

*The Composite is an average of the English, mathematics, reading and science scores.

West Virginia and national averages are calculated using ACT scores for both public and non-public high school graduating seniors.