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College Board says 77% of Latinos not ready for college

Less than 3 out of 10 Latino high school seniors who took the SAT exams in 2012 are ready for college, the college board announced in a new report Monday.

Of the 272,633 Latino students who took the standardized test, only 23 percent met the SAT benchmark score of 1550, which shows a “level of academic preparedness associated with a high likelihood of college success.”

To put it another way, according to the college board, more than 7 out of 10 Latinos who took the SAT are not adequately academically prepared for college success.

Read more: SAT Report: 77% of Latinos Not Ready for College