TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas high schoolers scored lower on the 2013 ACT test compared to last year, but still did better than the national average.
According to the ACT Profile Report, 24,268 Kansas students, or 75 percent of graduating students, took the test this year.
The national average composite score, measuring English, math, reading and science was 20.9. The Kansas average was 21.8.
Kansas scores in each of the four tested areas were about one point higher than the national average.
Connecticut ranked number one with an average composite score of 24, while North Carolina coming in last with an average score of 18.7.