ACT Scores 2023 Index

In 2023, students who took the ACT Test had the lowest results in the last five years. Scholaroo ventures to discover each scores and special insides in all 50 states.

It is becoming very common for students to take the ACT Test as a college application option. What has been a concern in the latest results is that the graduating class of 2023 has had the lowest scores in the last five years.

Are you curious to know how your state performs on ACT tests? Scholaroo has analyzed ACT Average Composite Scores and the percentage of students meeting the benchmark in English, Math, Reading, and Science for all 50 states.

Check out the data and compare how your state stands against the average ACT scores nationwide! Start exploring now and unlock the power of knowledge with Scholaroo.

  • Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, New York, and New Hampshire, are the 5 states where students achieved the highest ACT Average Composite Scores. Not surprisingly, these states, with the exception of California, have the lowest teacher shortages in the country.
  • Hawaii, Oklahoma, Arizona, Mississippi, and Nevada are the 5 states where students achieved the lowest ACT Average Composite Scores. Nevada and Arizona are the states with highest teacher shortage in the country.
  • Approximately 1.4 million students in the U.S. high school graduating class of 2023 took the ACT test.
  • The nationwide Average Composite Scores have decreased by 6% over the last three years.


Scholaroo´s data team gathered information from official public data available that displays the ACT Scores across the country.