ACT Minority Test Results

Sereno Alliance for Higher Education and the University of New Mexico released results for minorities on the ACT test results for high school seniors.

Latinos scored better than blacks and Native Americans, although they lagged behind Asian Americans and whites.  The percentage of Hispanics meeting ACT benchmarks was 48.  That compares with 34 for blacks, for Native Americans, 74 for Asian Americans and 75 for whites.

In mathematics, the Hispanic percentage was 30, which compares to 14 for black, 22 for Native Americans, 71 for Asian Americans and 53 for whites.