Eden Prairie High School’s class of 2018 has posted 11 perfect ACT scores to date. The school district offered congratulations to juniors Kieran Arora, Mitchell Cave, Winston Chen, Misha Korolev, Mike Leiter, Diane Li, Raymond Niu, Kelly Pu, Nibir Sarma, Carter Swift and Amy Wang for receiving composite scores of 36 on their ACT tests. Less than one-tenth of one percent of all test takers earn this top score.
“Given the small percentage of students who secure a perfect score in any given year, the fact that 11 achieved one from our school is pretty remarkable.” said Conn McCartan, Eden Prairie High School principal.
Since 2011, Eden Prairie High School has had at least one student post a perfect score each year. They include:
Class of 2011: Isaac Urbanski
Class of 2012: Brandon Barker
Class of 2013: Joshua Fourre, Benjamin Spaeth and Henry Zurn
Class of 2014: Jacob Dungan, Ella Johnson, Amy Tan and Sasha Warbritton
Class of 2015: Lindsey Blanshan
Class of 2016: Neetij Krishnan and Jack Oster
Class of 2017: Cole Dunbar
The ACT consists of tests in English, math, reading and science. Each test is scored on a scale of one to 36, and a student’s composite score is the average of the four test scores. Some students also take ACT’s optional writing test, but the score for that test is reported separately and is not included within the ACT composite score. ACT test scores are accepted by all major U.S. colleges.
Exceptional scores of 36 provide colleges with evidence of student readiness for the academic rigors that lie ahead.