Tennessee Tops Nation in College Entrance Exam Participation
178,000+ ACT Tests Have Been Taken by Tennessee Students Since June 2020; More than Any Other State
May 13, 2021
Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that since June 2020, Tennessee has administered more than 178,000 ACT tests statewide, which is more than any other state in the country.
“As a state, we are deeply committed to ensuring our students receive a great education and are ready for success after high school graduation. This accomplishment did not happen by accident,” said Commissioner Penny Schwinn. “We want to thank our students, families, teachers, counselors, schools and districts for making student readiness a priority even during challenging ti...