Test Scores & Grading Scale

SAT AVERAGE:

  • 2017: College Board introduced new SAT Reporting Standards, which averages only reading/writing and math. Based on this new system, the JP average = 1188
    • Reading/Writing: 614
    • Math: 574

JP Optional Essay Scores: Reading:6, Analysis: 5; Writing:6

  • 2016 Total (old system): 1651 – Critical Reading: 558; Writing: 548; Math: 545

ACT: (2016) English: 25.5 Math: 24.5 Reading: 26.7 Science: 23.8 Composite: 25.3

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NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP:

  • Class of 2012: 1 Finalist; 1 Semi-finalist; 7 Commended; 2 Recognized in the National Achievement Scholarship Program
  • Class of 2013: 6 Commended; 1 Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program; 1 National Hispanic Recognition Program
  • Class of 2014: 7 Commended
  • Class of 2015: 2 Commended; 1 Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship Program; 1 National Hispanic Recognition Program
  • Class of 2016: 1 Semi-finalist; 1 Commended; 1 National Hispanic Recognition Program

 

GRADING:
Grades are weighted for GPA.  Honors and Advanced Placement courses receive additional quality points in GPA calculations as listed in the below chart:

  Academic Advanced Honors AP Grade Scale
A

4.0

4.0

4.5

5.0

90-100
B+

3.5

3.5

4.0

4.5

87-89
B

3.0

3.0

3.5

4.0

80-86
C+

2.5

2.5

3.0

3.5

77-79
C

2.0

2.0

2.5

3.0

70-76
D

1.0

1.0

1.5

2.0

60-69
F

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

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