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This report provides information about the performance of Virginia's 2016 graduating seniors who took the ACT as sophomores, juniors, or seniors; and self-reported at the time of testing that they were scheduled to graduate in 2016. Beginning with the Graduating Class of 2013, all students whose scores are college reportable, both standard and extended time tests, are now included in the report. This report focuses on: (1) Performance: student test performance in the context of college readiness; (2) Access: number of graduates exposed to college entrance testing and the percent of race/ethnicity participation; (3) Course Selection: percent of students pursuing a core curriculum; (4) Course Rigor: impact of rigorous coursework on achievement; (5) College Readiness: percent of students meeting ACT College Readiness Benchmark Scores in each content area; (6) Awareness: extent to which student aspirations match performance; and (7) Articulation: colleges and universities to which students send test results. [For related reports, see "The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2016: National" (ED573801) and "ACT Profile Report: National. Graduating Class 2016" (ED573825).]

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, African American Students, Alaska Natives, American Indian Students, Articulation (Education), Asian American Students, Benchmarking, Cohort Analysis, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Core Curriculum, Course Selection (Students), Difficulty Level, Educational Assessment, Educational Trends, English, Ethnicity, Gender Differences, Hawaiians, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Mathematics Achievement, Multiracial Persons, Occupational Aspiration, Pacific Islanders, Postsecondary Education, Profiles, Racial Differences, Reading Achievement, Science Achievement, Scores, Social Sciences, Tables (Data), Test Results, Testing, Trend Analysis, White Students, Writing Tests

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