Greenville County Schools reports that the Class of 2019 earned an average ACT score of 20.0 on the 36-point scale.
Greenville’s score ranks higher than South Carolina public schools’ average of 18.6 compared to a national average of 20.7. The national score reflects both public and private school test-takers.
GCS ranks 6 out of 84 school districts in the state for the ACT composite score among graduating seniors.
GCS had six high schools surpass the national average on the ACT: Riverside – 22.8; J.L. Mann High Academy – 22.3; Eastside – 21.6; Greenville High Academy -21.0; Wade Hampton High – 20.9 and Mauldin High – 20.8.
Additionally, Blue Ridge High surpassed the state average with an average score of 19.2.
The ACT subject test with the highest average score in GCS schools was Reading (20.5), followed by Science (20.0), Math (19.8) and English (19.1).