SPRINGFIELD — Nine students from the Ozarks scored that perfect 36!
More than 68,000 of Missouri’s high school graduating class of 2018 took the ACT as juniors – 82 of which had the distinct honor of earning a perfect score of 36. The exam is used to help determine how prepared students are for college.
82 Missouri students get perfect ACT scores.
According to the ACT organization, Missouri had 71 high school juniors earn a perfect score the previous year.
Missouri was among 17 states in which 100% of the graduating class took the exam. The Show-Me State’s average composite score was 20 – slightly lower than the previous year.
Nearly half of the Missouri class of 2018 took the ACT more than once.
Nine students from the Ozarks had perfect scores.
Carthage – 1
Lebanon – 1
Nixa – 2
Springfield (Central High School) – 3