The Condition of College & Career Readiness: First-generation Students

ACT / January 2016

The Condition Of College

The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015 is the ACT annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness. The 2015 report shows that 59% of students in the 2015 graduating class took the ACT test, up from 57% last year and 49% in 2011. The increased number of test takers over the past several years enhances the breadth and depth of the data pool, providing a comprehensive picture of the current graduating class in the context of college readiness as well as offering a glimpse at the emerging educational pipeline.