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District Five’s Class of 2017 ACT scores among the top in the state

Irmo, SC – Lexington-Richland School District Five’s ACT mean composite score rank among the highest in the state according to data recently released by the South Carolina Department of Education. These scores reflect graduating seniors from 2017. Results for the Spring 2017 State ACT 11th grade administration will be released on October 9.

Test results for the latest ACT assessment showed District Five students had a composite score of 20.6, the second highest composite score of traditional school districts in South Carolina. That score exceeds the state average of 18.7.

“District Five places a top priority on classroom instruction and these results are just another indicator of that,” said Chief Instructional Officer Dr. Christina Melton. “As always we will continue to review these results along with many others to refine and improve teaching and learning across all of our schools.”

The ACT exam is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. The test includes multiple choice questions with a highest possible score of 36. It is offered several times per year in the United States.

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