Virginia-flagVirginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. Virginia students improved and beat the national average in math, reading and science. Virginia’s English score remained…but they too were above the national average. Officials say 26 Virginia students achieved a perfect score. The number of graduating Virginia public school seniors taking the ACT increased more than 4 percent. Officials say SATs remain the dominant college admissions test in the state.