Historical American College Testing (ACT) for Graduating Seniors*

Five Year Historical Summary

Prince William, Virginia, and National Summary

Subject Year PWCS Virginia National
# Tested Mean # Tested Mean # Tested Mean
English 16-17 1,206 22.5 25,518 23.5 2,030,038 20.3
17-18 919 22.0 21,645 23.8 1,914,817 20.2
18-19 886 22.3 19,062 23.8 1,782,820 20.1
19-20 849 22.2 17,339 24.2 1,670,497 19.9
20-21 320 24.0 8,296 25.5 1,295,349 19.6
Math 16-17 1,206 22.9 25,518 23.3 2,030,038 20.7
17-18 919 22.2 21,645 23.3 1,914,817 20.5
18-19 886 22.3 19,062 23.3 1,782,820 20.4
19-20 849 22.5 17,339 24.6 1,670,497 20.2
20-21 320 23.6 8,296 24.5 1,295,349 19.9
Reading 16-17 1,206 23.8 25,518 24.6 2,030,038 21.4
17-18 919 23.4 21,645 24.7 1,914,817 21.3
18-19 886 23.7 19,062 24.8 1,782,820 21.2
19-20 849 23.7 17,339 25.2 1,670,497 21.2
20-21 320 25.3 8,296 26.5 1,295,349 20.9
Science 16-17 1,206 22.9 25,518 23.5 2,030,038 21.0
17-18 919 22.2 21,645 23.5 1,914,817 20.7
18-19 886 22.7 19,062 23.6 1,782,820 20.6
19-20 849 22.8 17,339 24.0 1,670,497 20.6
20-21 320 24.5 8,296 25.1 1,295,349 20.4
Composite 16-17 1,206 23.2 25,518 23.8 2,030,038 21.0
17-18 919 22.6 21,645 23.9 1,914,817 20.8
18-19 886 22.9 19,062 24.0 1,782,820 20.7
19-20 849 22.9 17,339 24.4 1,670,497 20.6
20-21 320 24.5 8,296 25.5 1,295,349 20.3

 

Prince William, Virginia, and National Summary - By Race/Ethnicity

Student
Group
Year English Math Reading Science Composite
PWCS Virginia National PWCS Virginia National PWCS Virginia National PWCS Virginia National PWCS Virginia National
Asian 16-17 16-17 24.9 26.3 23.7 26.1 27.5 25.2 25.8 26.5 23.9 25.4 26 24 25.6 26.7 24.3
17-18 23.4 26.6 24.1 24.2 27.4 25.1 24.1 26.4 24.2 23 26 24.1 23.8 26.7 24.5
18-19 25.6 27.1 - 25.8 27.5 - 25.7 27 - 24.3 26.5 - 25.5 27.2 -
19-20 25.4 27.8 24.5 25.8 27.9 25.2 25.9 27.7 24.8 25.2 27 24.5 25.7 27.7 24.9
20-21 27.7 29.4 24.5 27.3 29.1 25.1 28.3 29.1 24.9 26.9 28.1 24.5 27.6 29.1 24.9
Black 16-17 18.8 18.2 16 19.7 18.8 17.1 20.1 19.4 17.4 19.4 19.1 17.4 19.6 19 17.1
17-18 18.5 18.1 15.8 19.2 18.6 16.9 20.1 19.4 17.3 19.3 19 17.1 19.4 18.9 16.9
18-19 18.9 18.3 - 19.2 18.6 - 20.5 19.7 - 19.6 19.2 - 19.7 19.1 -
19-20 18.8 18.6 15.6 19.4 18.8 16.7 20.8 19.9 17 20 19.5 16.9 19.9 19.3 16.7
20-21 21.3 19.5 15.2 19.8 19.2 16.3 21.6 20.7 16.6 20.4 19.9 16.7 20.9 20.0 16.3
Hispanic 16-17 21.1 21.8 17.7 21.6 21.9 18.9 23.6 23.2 19.3 21.7 22.1 19.1 22.1 22.4 18.9
17-18 20.2 22.2 17.8 21.2 22 18.8 21.9 23.5 19.3 20.8 22.4 18.9 21.1 22.6 18.8
18-19 20.4 22.2 - 21.3 22.3 - 21.9 23.5 - 21.9 22.6 - 21.5 22.8 -
19-20 20.4 22.7 17.4 21.1 22.2 18.5 21.9 24.1 19.0 21.1 22.7 18.7 21.2 23 18.5
20-21 20.6 23.7 17.1 20.7 22.8 18.2 21.9 25.0 18.7 22.4 23.5 18.6 21.4 23.9 18.3
White 16-17 24.2 24.8 22.1 24.2 24 21.9 25.4 25.8 23 24.4 24.4 22.3 24.7 24.9 22.4
17-18 24.1 24.9 21.9 23.8 24 21.7 25.4 25.8 22.8 24.2 24.4 22 24.5 24.9 22.2
18-19 23.9 24.8 - 23.4 23.9 - 25.6 25.8 - 24.3 24.4 - 24.4 24.9 -
19-20 24.1 25.2 21.5 24 24.1 21.4 25.6 26.2 22.7 24.5 24.7 21.9 24.7 25.2 22.0
20-21 24.7 25.8 21.1 24.8 24.6 21.0 27.2 27.0 22.4 25.8 25.4 21.7 25.7 25.8 21.7

 

Prince William Summary - By School

School Year # Tested English Math Reading Science Composite
Battlefield HS 16-17 191 24.1 24.0 25.4 24.3 24.5
17-18 129 23.6 23.2 25 23.6 24
18-19 142 23.5 23.6 25.4 24.1 24.3
19-20 148 24.3 24.4 25.8 24.6 24.9
20-21 64 25.4 25.3 27.5 26.3 26.3
Brentsville HS 16-17 54 22.5 22.7 24.9 22.8 23.3
17-18 50 24.4 23.6 25.4 23.3 24.3
18-19 37 22.3 22.6 23.7 23.4 23.2
19-20 19 21.7 22.9 24.6 22.2 23
20-21 16 24.6 25.6 26.6 25.3 25.6
Colgan HS 16-17
17-18 62 24.2 23.5 25.2 23.2 24.1
18-19 82 23.6 22.3 24.9 23.2 23.6
19-20 109 23.1 22.4 24.1 23.5 23.4
20-21 50 25.4 23.8 26.6 26.0 25.6
Forest Park HS 16-17 110 22.5 22.8 24 22.9 23.2
17-18 88 21.4 22.2 23.1 22.3 22.4
18-19 61 21.7 22 23.1 22.3 22.4
19-20 50 21.4 22.5 23.9 23.1 22.9
20-21 21 25.2 25.4 27.1 25.6 26.0
Freedom HS 16-17 49 18.2 19.3 19.1 18.9 18.9
17-18 62 16.5 17.4 18.1 17.7 17.6
18-19 42 17.5 18.2 20.1 19.1 18.9
19-20 35 16.2 18.1 19.3 19.1 18.3
20-21 11 19.4 20.2 19.4 22.2 20.4
Gar-Field HS 16-17 82 20.8 20.7 22.2 21.2 21.4
17-18 27 19.9 19.6 20.1 18.5 19.7
18-19 44 19.6 20.6 21.8 20.9 20.8
19-20 44 19.9 21.5 21.7 20.9 21.1
20-21 12 19.9 18.2 19.7 19.6 19.4
Hylton HS 16-17 117 20.7 21.1 21.8 20.8 21.2
17-18 76 19.2 19.9 20.7 19.4 19.9
18-19 60 19.5 19.6 20.8 20 20.1
19-20 74 21.2 20.2 23.3 20.9 21.5
20-21 13 20.0 20.1 20.7 19.5 20.2
Osbourn Park HS 16-17 169 23.9 24.2 25.1 24.4 24.6
17-18 75 23.5 23.9 24.5 24.1 24.2
18-19 72 24.5 24.2 25.3 25.1 24.9
19-20 93 25 24.8 25.9 25.1 25.3
20-21 33 26.2 25.3 26.5 25.5 25.9
Patriot HS 16-17 195 23.9 24.6 24.7 24.3 24.5
17-18 155 24 24.5 25.6 24.5 24.8
18-19 172 24.5 23.9 25.5 24.3 24.7
19-20 117 23.8 23.9 24.1 23.6 24
20-21 44 25.5 25.1 27.2 25.3 26.0
Potomac HS 16-17 65 18.7 20.5 19.6 18.8 19.5
17-18 67 19.1 20.1 20.6 20 20.1
18-19 55 19.4 20 20.2 20.3 20.1
19-20 52 16.8 18.6 18.2 18.8 18.2
20-21 20 20.7 20.7 20.4 20.8 20.7
Unity Reed HS 16-17 39 20.8 22.1 22.4 22 21.9
17-18 27 22.7 21.4 23.3 22.9 22.7
18-19 34 19.1 20.5 20 20.4 20.1
19-20 33 18.7 19.3 20.2 19.4 19.6
20-21 7 23.4 22.9 24.6 25.6 24.1
Woodbridge HS 16-17 134 23.2 23.4 25.1 23.4 23.9
17-18 99 21.3 21.8 23.2 21.9 22.1
18-19 85 22.2 21.9 23.7 21.6 22.5
19-20 75 21.5 22.7 23.7 23.1 22.8
20-21 28 20.0 20.5 22.7 21.4 21.3
Division 16-17 1,206 22.5 22.9 23.8 22.9 23.2
17-18 919 22 22.2 23.4 22.2 22.6
18-19 886 22.3 22.3 23.7 22.7 22.9
19-20 849 22.2 22.5 23.7 22.8 22.9
20-21 320 24.0 23.6 25.3 24.5 24.5

Data reflect 2020 high school graduates who took the ACT during high school. If a student took the ACT more than once, the most recent score and self-reported ACT questionnaire responses are summarized.


*Scores provided by ACT