SHS Class of 2019 Receives Highest ACT-Tested Graduate Average to Date

The ACT officially released data this week showing the yearly trends of Shorewood High School graduates from 2016-2019. The class of 2016 was the first class to be required by the state to all take the ACT.  The data shows that the SHS Class of 2019 received the highest test scores to date not only for the composite (24.0) but also across every single subject area (E-23.9, M-23.2, R-24.7, S-23.6).

The data shown in the table below represents the average of all college reportable ACT scores received for each graduating class, and reflects the achievement of the Shorewood High School graduates on the ACT over time from 2016- 2019. Scores are also broken down by subject matter. 


ACT results chart


“We are pleased to see our continued progress in our School Board’s Policy related to Academic Mastery as measured by our 2019 ACT scores,” says Shorewood High School Principal Tim Kenney.  “We also continue to maintain our focus on Character, Citizenship and Student Wellness as we work to serve the whole child to prepare them for the future.”


The ACT consists of curriculum-based tests of educational development in English,  mathematics, ready and science designed to measure the skills needed for success in first-year college coursework.


In September, the District also reported out the results for the SHS Class of 2020 on the statewide ACT taken by all Juniors in Wisconsin. More information on their results can be found in this ACT news release.