Senior earns perfect SAT® score and National Merit Scholarship
PV Students Earn Perfect Scores on SAT, ACTs
High school students in Arizona and across the nation often spend many hours, including weekends, studying and preparing for the ACT® and SAT® college admissions tests. The goal for these students is to achieve the very best score on their college entrance exam. Earning a perfect score on college admission tests is rare and very hard to accomplish. According to PrepScholar, in 2014 only 0.076 percent of all the ACT® test-takers earned a perfect score on the ACT®. According to the College Board, of the 2014 college-bound seniors, 583 scored 2400 on the SAT®.
PVSchools’ students are making the grade as well!
Katherine Leung, a senior at Paradise Valley High School, received a perfect score of 2400 on the SAT®.
Maya Koteshwar (below), a student at Horizon High School, received a perfect score on the Critical Reading and Writing portions of the SAT® and a perfect score on the English section of the ACT®.
Shailee Shah, a student at Horizon High School, received a perfect score on the Math Level 2 portion of the SAT®.
Whitney Geren, a student at Horizon High School, earned a perfect score on the Critical Reading sections of the SAT® and ACT®.
Nicholas Chen, a student at North Canyon High School, earned a perfect score the SAT® Math Reasoning Test, SAT® Subject Test Math Level 2 and SAT® Subject Test Chemistry.
Lauren O'Donnell, a student at North Canyon High School, earned a perfect score on the SAT® Reading Reasoning Test.
Michael Vedder, a student at North Canyon High School, earned a perfect score on the SAT® Subject Test Math Level 2.
Both the ACT® and the SAT® tests are designed to assess academic readiness for college and tests students’ knowledge. Students taking the ACT are tested in English, mathematics, reading science and writing content areas. The SAT test includes being tested in critical reading, mathematics and writing.
Image: Picture perfect! PV High's perfect scoring student, Katherine Leung.