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Two Wauwatosa Students Earn Perfect Score on ACT

4/10/19

 

Two Wauwatosa School District students have earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT!

 

Wauwatosa West High School Junior Rachel Kauflin and Wauwatosa East High School Junior Ezra Eccles are among the top one percent of all ACT test takers. Among 2018 U.S. high school graduates, just 3,741 students out of more than 1.9 million who took the ACT earned a perfect composite score of 36.

 

“Congratulations to both of these students on this excellent accomplishment. This is another example of the excellence that we see in the Wauwatosa School District from staff and students,” said Superintendent Phil Ertl. “We want to make sure our students are college and career ready when they leave our schools and it is clear these two have met that standard.”

 

In a letter to students who earned the exceedingly rare achievement, ACT’s CEO Marten Roorda wrote, “Your exceptional scores will provide any college or university with ample evidence of your readiness for the academic rigors that lie ahead.”

 

ACT test scores are one of the multiple criteria that most colleges and universities utilize in their admissions decision-making process.

 

School Counselors at both Wauwatosa School District high schools help students understand the ACT process and scores, as well as provide families with a list of resources to help students prepare for the test.

 

Do you have a soon-to-be college junior? Read more the ACT’s recommendations for preparation here.