Monday, August 27, 2012
More than half of New Trier students received composite scores that place them among the top 9 percent in the country.
Monday, August 27, 2012
New Trier High School is celebrating another year of record achievement on the ACT. Students in the Class of 2012 posted an average composite score of 27.7, placing New Trier among the top public open-enrollment high schools in the country. The 27.7 average composite score is the highest in school history. The Class of 2011 had broken the school record last year with an average composite score of 27.5 An analysis of the Class of 2012 data finds that the outstanding achievement spans across all levels of coursework at New Trier. Students who never took an AP English or math course at the school still far outperformed their high school peers on the test. More than half of New Trier students received composite scores that place them among …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
More than 50 percent of the Class of 2012 at New Trier High School achieved scores that placed them in the top 9 percent of students nationally.
The Class of 2012 at New Trier High School once again turned in excellent performances on the ACT college entrance exam, according to a report presented at the New Trier Township High School District 203 school board July 16. “When 83 percent of the class is in the top 26 percent of the country, that’s an incredible statistic,” said Paul Sally, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Earlier: New Trier Class of 11 does well on ACT Challenges of High ACT Scores It’s also a statistic that brings its own challenges to New Trier High School, which has campuses in Northfield and Winnetka. “We have to make sure kids feel like they are successful and achieving in the midst of a high-achieving community,” Sally said. Among the …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Recent graduates ranked amongst the top test-takers in the nation.
While data Wednesday shared some sobering news about Illinois’ average ACT score, students at New Trier High School are scoring higher than ever. Students in the Class of 2011 scored an average composite score of 27.5 on the ACT, posting among the top average composite scores in the nation among public open-enrollment high schools. It is also the highest composite a graduating class at New Trier has scored. Read more: Illinois Students Fall Below National ACT Average Overall, New Trier students achieved average scores of 28.1 in English, 27.8 in Mathematics, 27.3 in Reading, and 26.4 in Science. Ninety-seven percent of students meet the ACT determined college-readiness benchmark in English and 88 percent reach the benchmark in Math. …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Top half of New Trier's recently graduated class of 2011 scored better than 94 percent of students nationwide.
Students at New Trier High School continue to excel on the ACT, school board members learned Monday night. Overall, the average composite score of New Trier’s class of 2011 was about 27.5. They did so well that the top half of New Trier’s graduating class of 2011 were all in the top 6 percent nationally, according to a report prepared by Paul Sally, the New Trier Township High School District 203 assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Read more: Patch's coverage of New Trier Township High School District 203. “Our students should be proud of what we do on these tests,” Sally said. “So should their parents, and the community, and teachers from the sender schools and our teachers.” It makes sense to look at the ACT because …
Monday, March 7, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Monday, March 7.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Former Niles Mayor Blase 'Happy To Be Released' From Prison. Chicago Woman Arrested in Car Burglary Case Deerfield Student Rocks ACT, Gets Perfect Score. Rivalry, Charity, Pastry: The Bennison's Paczki Eating Contest
Friday, December 10, 2010
Deerfield High grad and local ACT tutor recap payout of selecting right school.
"I knew I wanted to go to Missouri because not many people were applying there," said Deerfield High School graduate William Beaudoin. The University of Missouri sophomore is studying to become a high school social studies teacher. Although he applied to one other out-of-state college, Beaudoin knew right off the bat Mizzou was right for him: "It just was a love at first site experience." Beaudoin should consider himself fortunate as other students aren't as lucky or realistic in their admission expectations. Considering the options Jan Caron, an ACT tutor on the North Shore has been assisting local students with the college application process for years and is familiar with the desire of Deerfield parents to send their teen to a …