One out of Three Tennessee High School Seniors Now Eligible for HOPE Scholarship

The Tennessee Department of Education has released data on the 2023 ACT Senior Retake, which provides public high school seniors with an additional opportunity to boost their scores on the ACT for free. Thanks to the retake opportunity, the number of high school seniors who took the ACT in 2023 and are now eligible for the state HOPE Scholarship has increased to 24,623, representing one out of three seniors.

Tennessee’s retakers exceed national ACT score increases with an average increase of 2.09 points compared to one point nationally.