Loudoun Students Post Gains on ACT

Students in Loudoun County school system’s class of 2016 exceeded their state and national counterparts on the ACT, and also showed slight improvements over the county’s class of 2015.

Loudoun County Public Schools reported that its most recent graduating class tallied an average composite score of 24.6, exceeding the county’s class of 2015’s score of 24.3. This year’s class out-paced the state average by 1.3 points and the national average by nearly 4 points.

Loudoun students scored, on average: 24.2 on the English test (1.3 points above the state average), 24 on math (1 point above state average), 25.3 on reading (1.3 points above state average), and 24.2 on science (1 point above state average).

The ACT is scored on a 36-point scale.

A record 1,866 LCPS students took the ACT this year, 200 more students than last year.

“We are pleased with the improvements,” Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Cynthia Ambrose stated, “and see them as an affirmation of the power of engaged students, staff and the community.”

See more details about Loudoun students’ results here.

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