Indian Prairie School District 204 officials announced ACT scores for the 2009 graduating class showed a considerable increase from last year. This year's average ACT composite score of 23.8 is a significant increase from last year's score of 23.4.
District 204 students continue to outperform the state average of 20.8 and the national average of 21.1.
Overall, the district has seen strong growth on ACT scores over the past four years. Today's score of 23.8 is a full point higher than the 22.8 score achieved by district students in 2005.
The ACT is a college entrance exam taken by approximately 98 percent of Indian Prairie students. The test has a maximum score of 36 and assesses college readiness in English, math, reading, and science.
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