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Twelfth Grade STEM Education

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Twelfth grade major in STEM remains at 45%. Arizona students lag the United States average as well as the college ready standard in both science and math.

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iconPercent of 12th Grade Students In Arizona Intending to Major in STEM Field

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Nearly 50% of Arizona students taking the SAT test report an intent to major in a STEM field

iconPercent of 12th Grade Arizona Students Who Have Completed STEM Courses

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Between 25 and 33% of Arizona students have completed calculus at the time they took the SAT test

More than 50% of Arizona students have completed physics at the time they took the SAT test

Both Physics and Calculus completion have shown a strong correlation to a STEM career choice

iconPercent of 12th Grade Arizona Students Taking ACT and SAT Tests

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

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

iconAverage 12th Grade ACT Math 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 have a significant gap to the performance of students in the top 10 U.S. states.

iconAverage 12th Grade ACT Science 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 have a significant gap compared to the performance of students in the top 10 U.S. states.

iconAverage 12th Grade SAT Math Scores in Arizona

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Arizona students have a significant gap to the performance of students in the top 10 U.S. states