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Reddy, Vikash; Siqueiros, Michele – Campaign for College Opportunity, 2021
The State of Higher Education for Black Californians is the first in the Campaign for College Opportunity's series of reports on the current state of college access and completion for California's Black; Latinx; and Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. The state of higher education reports also discuss the implications of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Graduation Rate, African American Students
Galuszka, Peter – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
Greybull is a small high school nestled among the graybrown buttes of northwestern Wyoming. As in five other states, juniors take the ACT test, not for college entry but to see how they perform and how curriculum might be improved. Principal Mark Fritz said that they do watch the scores and do make changes in the curriculum and that Wyoming has…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teaching Skills, High School Students, African American Students
ACT, Inc., 2012
Last year, Hispanic and African American high school graduates met ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks in English, reading, mathematics, and science at substantially lower rates than did Asian and White graduates. For example, the rate of White graduates who were college ready in English (77%) was twice that of their African American peers (35%).…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups, Academic Achievement
Drake, Tonya M.; Osborne, Nancy L. – Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2007
Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC) is a policy center of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education. AMEPAC's mission is to stimulate, through studies, statewide discussion, and debate, constructive improvement of Arizona minority students' early awareness, access, and achievement throughout all sectors of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, American Indians
Bibb, William Ericson, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study examined the relationship between high school student achievement, per pupil expenditure, school district enrollment, selected student demographics (economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic groupings {African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan, and White}, limited English proficiency, and students…
Descriptors: Expenditure per Student, American Indians, Writing Tests, Economically Disadvantaged
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Rawal, Hima; De Costa, Peter I. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
A limited ability to pursue postsecondary education often leaves English language learners (ELLs) with a gamut of negative emotional experiences. Using an emotionally oriented framework to guide our study, this article focuses on the experiences of two female South Asian students who graduated from different U.S. high schools. We explored what…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English Language Learners, Emotional Experience, Females
Young, John W. – College Entrance Examination Board, 2001
This research report is a review and analysis of all of the published studies during the past 25+ years (since 1974) in the area of differential validity/prediction and college admission testing. More specifically, this report includes 49 separate studies of differences in validity and/or prediction for different racial/ethnic groups and/or for…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Validity, Prediction, Educational Research
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. – 1998
This report provides information about the performance of 1998 graduating seniors nationwide who took the ACT Assessment as sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Caution in applying these results is advised because these ACT-tested seniors may not be representative of the total population of graduating seniors. Information is provided according to the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Core Curriculum
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. – 1997
This report provides information about the performance of 1997 graduating seniors nationwide who took the American College Testing Program (ACT) Assessment as sophomores, juniors, or seniors. These students may not be representative of the total population of graduating seniors at a given school, depending on patterns of students taking the ACT.…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Core Curriculum, Ethnic Groups
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. – 1996
The news release and other documents in this packet report information about the nation's 1996 high school graduates who took the American College Testing Program (ACT) Assessment. The packet contains, in addition to the news release, the 1996 Summary Report of national data, "The High School Profile Report, Normative Data: A Description of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations
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Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Research and Evaluation. – 1996
This annual report presents Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) Program results for Texas for the 1993-94 graduating class. The last decade brought some recovery over the previous decade's decline in both Texas and national SAT averages, with relatively more improvement in Texas within the last 8 years. The average…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Trends, High School Graduates
Eisner, Caroline, Ed. – 2001
This report summarizes ACT assessment scores of students attending Great City Schools (GCS) between 1990-99, examining achievement gaps by course preparation, race, gender, and poverty. Data included ACT composite scores and scores in English, reading, math, and science reasoning. The total number of ACT test-takers increased nationally by 20…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Asian American Students, Black Students, Courses
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Research and Evaluation. – 1999
This report presents Texas results for the 1997-98 graduating class for both the College Board's SAT I: Reasoning Test (SAT) and the ACT Assessment. In 1998, numbers of both SAT I- and ACT-tested graduates were up from the previous year. The highest number of Texas high school graduates ever took one of the two examinations. The last decade…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Trends, High School Graduates
ACT, Inc., 2016
The "Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015" is the ACT annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness. This report provides a national snapshot of academic performance among African American students in the 2015 high school graduating class who took the ACT® test and addresses questions…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students
ACT, Inc., 2015
The "Condition of College & Career Readiness 2014" is ACT's annual report on the progress of the graduating class relative to college readiness. This report provides a national snapshot of academic performance among African American students in the high school graduating class who took the ACT® college readiness assessment and…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, College Entrance Examinations
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