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Tenth Grade STEM Education

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The trend continues that about 45% of Arizona students are interested in STEM, in this case as measured by the major they are planning in college. Arizona students are performing about at the United States average level.

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iconPercent of 10th Grade Students In Arizona Who Report an Intention to Major in STEM

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Nearly 45% of Arizona students taking the PSAT test report an intent to major in a STEM field

iconPercent of 10th Grade Students in Arizona Taking ACT Plan or PSAT

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The percent of Arizona students taking the ACT Plan test has increased significantly over the last 5 years.

The percent of Arizona students taking the PSAT test has remained consistent over the last 5 years.

iconAverage 10th Grade PSAT Math Scores in Arizona

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iconAverage 10th Grade ACT Plan Scores in Arizona

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The college ready benchmarks are scores that represent the level of achievement required for students to have a 50% chance of obtaining a B or higher or about a 75% chance of obtaining a C or higher in corresponding credit-bearing first-year college courses.

Arizona students taking the ACT plan test perform consistently below than the U.S. national average and the ACT college ready benchmark.