Stephanie Grant is our latest Whiz Kid.
Name: Stephanie Grant School: Affton High School Grade: 12 Stephanie is ranked second in her class. She’s the Vice-President of the National Honor Society and co-Vice-President of Competition in DECA. She has participated in her school’s renditions of Arsenic and Old Lace, Les Miserables and Crazy for You and was inducted into the International Thespian Society last year. She has been a Mathlete for four years. Stephanie placed 6th in DECA Districts in Advertising Campaign and achieved the highest test score in her category. She is the first chair viola in the school orchestra. Stephanie attended the Missouri Scholars Academy and Missouri Girls’ State. She received a 35 on her ACT, with a perfect score in English and Reading. Key to …
Lindbergh seniors set record high scores on a college entrance exam, and students districtwide far exceed state and federal expectations on standardized tests.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Lindbergh High School students have set record high scores on the ACT college entrance exam, according to school officials. Lindbergh seniors scored an average of 24.2 on the ACT (American College Testing program) compared to the statewide average of 21.6. The highest possible score is 36 in five different categories—English, math, reading, science reasoning and writing. Superintendent Jim Simpson said the test scores were a full half point higher than last year’s. School officials announced the results during a school board meeting on Tuesday at the district’s Early Childhood Education building. “That is the highest ever,” Simpson said. “We keep raising it each year by two-tenths of a point or three-tenths of a point. And a majority of …