Seventy-five seventh grade students took practice SAT and ACT exams earlier this year with 19 students performing higher than college-bound seniors.
After taking a practice SAT and ACT exams, 19 Frenship ISD seventh grade students received state recognition while two students received grand recognition in the 2016 Duke Talent Identification Program.
Students who qualify for state recognition had to score at or above the 50th percentile of recent high school graduates and must meet at least one of the following criteria:
ACT: English ≥ 22, Math ≥ 22, Reading ≥ 23, Science ≥ 22
SAT: Evidence-based Reading and Writing ≥ 550 and Math ≥ 540
Students who qualify for grand recognition must score at or higher than the 90th percentile of recent high school graduates and must meet at least one of the following criteria:
ACT: English ≥ 31, Math ≥ 29, Reading ≥ 31, Science ≥ 28
SAT: Evidence-based Reading and Writing ≥ 670 and Math ≥ 680
Frenship Middle School’s Alyxandria Bennett and Terra Vista Middle School’s Noah Galbraith both received state and grand recognition, and were the only two Frenship students this year to receive this type of recognition.
Below are all of the students at Frenship ISD who received state recognition in the Duke Talent Identification Program:
Frenship Middle School: Alyxandria Bennett, Skye Dickey, Bridget Dunn, Madeleine Dyal, Adison Hardy, Emily Herndon, Grant McCombs, Alexis Torrez
Heritage Middle School: Alexa Conner, Brayden Foster, Seth Leaton, Ava Monico, Zachary Sparks
Terra Vista Middle School: Christopher Anderson, Noah Galbraith, Grant Phillips, Christian Smith, Ashton Villarreal
Congratulations to all of these seventh graders who performed so well in the Duke Talent Identification Program!