Saint Louis Priory School’s current senior class has achieved an extraordinary level of academic success this year, with six Priory seniors earning a perfect ACT composite score of 36.
Forty-four percent of the class scored a 33 or higher on the ACT, which puts them in the top 2 percent of students nationwide. The average ACT score for the 65-member senior class was a 32.
The six students from Priory’s Class of 2018 who earned perfect ACT scores include; Sohan A. Kancherla, Peter J. Kraemer, Sanjay Mandava, William B. Noddings, Brett W. Phelan and Daniel M. Willman. Priory junior Adam W. Urish achieved a perfect 36 on his ACT as well.
The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1-36. A student’s composite score is the average of the four test scores.
Additionally, Parkway West senior Rachel Wang and Marquette High junior Rachel Pang earned perfect ACT scores, who are among the less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earning the top score. In 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2.1 million graduates in the United States who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.