In 2016–2017, the district’s average ACT composite score of 22.5 exceeded the state and national average composite scores.  The district’s  ACT composite score was at an all time high in 2016 and was maintained in 2017. State and national average achievement levels increased slightly from the prior year (ACT, 2017). 

AISD also had greater percentages of students who were college ready on the ACT in every subject area and overall, compared with percentages at the state and national levels (Figure 2). 

A summary report containing all 2017 ACT results are available online at https://www.austinisd.org/sites/default/files/dre-surveys/rb/17.02RB_20…