- 16% of white applicants were ineligible
- 29% of Hispanic test taker were ineligible
- 39% of African-American students are ineligible
A new report from Education Trust say that 1 on 5 high school students cannot score high enough to enlist in the armed forces. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Batter (ASVAB) consist of math and reading section amounting to one score. There are subsections on science and problem solving skills. In our more modern military, these skills are an absolute necessity.