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 10-14-2012, 04:07 PM #1 New Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 25 A stupid question about ACT composite My D's recent ACT score is 35/35/30/30. Mean is 32.5. How to put her composite score on application form? 32? 32.5? or 33? Reply
 10-14-2012, 04:11 PM #2 Junior Member   Join Date: Oct 2012 Location: Somewhere in the Universe Posts: 94 I'd put 33. I believe that the ACT composite rounds up if you have at least a .5 mean. I don't know if this is the same for superstores though... Reply
 10-14-2012, 04:16 PM #3 New Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 25 I would like to do that. But I am not sure that is the correct way. Reply
 10-14-2012, 04:18 PM #4 New Member   Join Date: Oct 2012 Posts: 10 33 I think... the free test booklet from last year says to round up.... Not completely positive, though. Reply
10-14-2012, 04:19 PM   #5
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ACT rounds up .5 or .75.

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 The Composite Score is the average of your four test scores, rounded to the nearest whole number. Fractions less than one-half are rounded down; fractions one-half or more are rounded up.
Understand Your Scores | ACT Student
 10-14-2012, 06:14 PM #6 Junior Member   Join Date: Oct 2011 Posts: 130 She was given a composite score when she got her results. That is the composite score she needs to use... Reply
 10-15-2012, 12:12 AM #7 New Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 25 From what she showed me, there is no composite score. Only 4 seperated subject scores. Reply
 10-15-2012, 01:02 AM #8 Senior Member   Join Date: May 2010 Posts: 2,804 There's always a composite score. Reply
 10-15-2012, 01:45 PM #9 New Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 25 There's always a composite score. --- Can some people clarify on this? Reply
 10-15-2012, 02:12 PM #10 Junior Member   Join Date: Jan 2011 Posts: 222 Yes, ACT always gives the individual scores AND a composite score. It is on the report they send. Reply
 10-15-2012, 02:13 PM #11 Member   Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 763 yes - there is a composite score. Go to actstudent.org and look up her results (you will need to know the username and password from when she was signed up to take the test). The composite is on the website. But they do round up so it is a 33. Reply
 10-15-2012, 02:14 PM #12 Senior Member   Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 5,101 And if you don't have a hard copy of that score report, you can find it online by having your daughter log into her account at actstudent.org. Reply
 10-15-2012, 02:15 PM #13 Member   Join Date: Aug 2012 Posts: 479 There's always a composite score. See sample score report here: Understand Your Scores | Sample Student Report | ACT Student Reply
 10-15-2012, 05:37 PM #14 New Member   Join Date: Apr 2012 Posts: 25 Thanks you all. I will do that. Reply

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