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KCSD seniors score all-time high on ACT
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Kershaw County 2013 seniors’ average composite score on the ACT college entrance exam increased three-tenths of a point, reaching an all-time district high while outperforming the state’s public school students in all four test areas. Local students increased their average composite score from 20.0 to 20.3, two-tenths of a point higher than the average for public school students in the state, which rose to 20.1 from 19.9. The national average composite dropped from 21.1 to 20.9. According to past reports from the SC State Department of Education, one-tenth of an ACT point is comparable to four points on the SAT. “Once again, I’m extremely pleased with the results of our students,” said KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan. “We continue to see our students raising their level of achievement.