Three Neenah High School students achieve perfect ACT scores

NEENAH (NBC 26) — It’s a trifecta for Neenah High School, as 3 trainees achieved ideal composite ratings on the current ACT examinations. Juniors Andrew Hou, Ethan Hou and Erik Kraus all attained the uncommon honor. Neenah has actually now had 7 trainees accomplish ideal ratings over the previous 4 years.

Andrew Hou and Kraus each scored 36 in each discipline of their test. Andrew’s twin sibling, Ethan, attained his ideal mark through “super scoring” where trainees can integrate ratings from disciplines in previous examinations for their composite rating.

According to ACT information, an overall of 5,579 trainees across the country taped ideal ratings in 2020. An overall of 1,607,497 trainees took the test, indicating 0.334 percent of test-takers ended up with a 36. The nationwide average for the test is a 20.6. 2 other Neenah trainees, Joshua Ryan and Caleb Youngwerth, both scored a 35.

The 36 composite rating does not always indicate the trainee responded to every concern properly. Ball game represents a mix of the mathematics, reading, science, and English ratings. Kraus and Andrew Hou were ideal in all 4 locations, which is even rarer. Ethan Hou was ideal in mathematics and English and scored a 34 in reading and science. He was ideal in checking out in 2020, leading to his 36 composite rating.

Andrew and Ethan Hou are the kids of Yanming Hou and Jie Zhou. They transferred to Neenah in 8th grade. Both trainees take part in soccer and mathematics club, and both trainees likewise play viola in the Touch of Class orchestra. Both trainees took the test for the 3rd straight year. Andrew is thinking about a significant in the medical field and Ethan is checking out math-related fields. The siblings will be exploring colleges throughout the nation throughout the upcoming summertime. Both trainees took part in virtual knowing in your home throughout the 2020-21 academic year.

Kraus is the kid of Charles and Shannon Kraus and went to Hoover Grade school. He is a three-sport professional athlete in cross nation, swimming and diving and track and field. Kraus is likewise part of the “Reach for the Stars” program where trainees with and without specials needs get involved together in after-school activities. He likewise has actually not made any college strategies and will be checking out schools this summertime. This year marked the very first time Kraus has actually taken the ACT test.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.