National Ranks for Subscores

(based on ACT-tested high school graduates from 2012, 2013, and 2014 and reported on score reports during 2014–2015)

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 96 99 96 99 99 97 97
16 92 97 92 98 99 93 91
15 87 92 88 96 95 87 85
14 83 86 82 91 90 82 80
13 78 79 75 83 82 75 73
12 72 71 66 72 74 67 66
11 65 61 57 62 63 58 58
10 56 50 49 51 52 49 49
09 45 41 41 36 39 39 41
08 36 30 33 24 25 30 31
07 28 21 22 13 15 20 23
06 20 14 11 08 09 11 16
05 14 09 05 04 05 06 10
04 08 05 02 02 03 02 04
03 04 02 01 01 02 01 02
02 01 01 01 01 01 01 01
01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01