ACT test scores for high school graduates in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana all saw improvement this year.
The company that administers the test is calling the gains in Kentucky and Tennessee particularly promising.
Every high school graduate in Kentucky and Tennessee and nine other states takes the ACT as part of statewide assessment. This year, both Tennessee and Kentucky saw a 0.3 percent gain in composite score as compared to 2013.
The composite score in Kentucky was 19.9, while Tennessee students scored a 19.8.
Meantime, Indiana’s average composite score was 21.7, but only 40 percent of Indiana students took the test.