ERIC Number: ED227773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
ACT High School Profile Report. Students Tested 1980-81 School Year. 10% Sample National Report. Code 990-000.
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Normative data on students who took the American College Testing (ACT) Program Assessment during the 1980-1981 academic year are presented, based on a 10-percent national sample. Statistics are presented on academic abilities, interests, goals and aspirations, high school achievements and student characteristics, evaluation of the local high school, and college attractions. Specific tables include: distributions of ACT scores frequencies, percentile ranks, and percentages for men and women combined and separately; grade level at time of testing and mean ACT composite tests score; distributions of high school grades; distributions of interest score scales for men, women, and combined total; percentage distributions of planned college majors and vocational choice fields; degree aspirations; number of out-of-class accomplishments during high school; profile of students according to type of postsecondary institution selected and according to high school curriculum; perceived adequacy of high school education according to curriculum or program; relative importance of college choice factors; and within-state colleges selected by students, listed according to the number of times selected choice number one. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Academic Aspiration, Aptitude Tests, Career Choice, College Bound Students, College Choice, High School Students, Higher Education, National Norms, Scores, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics
The American College Testing Program, 2201 North Dodge Street, Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.