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Thu August 19, 2010
59 Percent Of New Mexico High School Students Ready For College English Courses
By KRWG News
New Mexico – Sixty-six percent of 2010 New Mexico high school graduates took the American College Test, a college admission and placement examination.
That's according to the ACT's annual report released Wednesday.
The report says 12,679 New Mexico students took the test.
Among New Mexico's test-takers, 59 percent are deemed ready for college English classes, while 32 percent are ready for college algebra. Both figures are up 1 percent from last year.
The report says 47 percent of New Mexico test-takers are ready for Social Studies classes in college, the same figure as last year, while 22 percent are ready for college biology, up 1 percent.
Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.