National Ranks for Subscores

(based on ACT-tested high school graduates from 2011, 2012, and 2013 and reported on score reports during 2013–2014)

Find one of your subscores in the far left column. Read across to the column for that subject area to locate the national rank for that subscore.

For example, the national rank for a Usage/Mechanics subscore of 11 is 65. This means 65 percent of recent high school graduates who took the ACT achieved a Usage/Mechanics subscore of 11 or below.

Subscore English Mathematics Reading
Usage/
Mechanics
Rhetorical
Skills
Pre-Alg./
Elementary
Algebra
Algebra/
Coord.
Geometry
Plane
Geometry/
Trig.
Social
Studies/
Sciences
Arts/
Literature
18 99 99 99 99 99 99 99
17 97 98 96 99 99 97 97
16 92 98 92 98 98 93 92
15 88 92 88 95 95 87 86
14 83 86 82 91 90 82 79
13 78 79 75 83 82 76 73
12 72 71 66 72 73 68 66
11 65 60 58 63 62 58 58
10 56 49 48 50 51 49 49
09 44 40 40 36 38 40 40
08 36 28 33 23 25 29 32
07 28 20 22 13 15 20 23
06 20 13 10 07 09 11 17
05 13 09 04 04 05 06 10
04 08 05 01 02 03 02 04
03 04 02 01 01 01 01 02
02 01 01 01 01 01 01 01
01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01