Academic Achievement

The academic success stories that emerge out of Saint Peter High School year are numerous, but below are some of the highlights:

ACT TEST RESULTS -- SPHS seniors’ ACT scores have consistently been at or above the state averages for all five areas (composite, English, math, reading & science) and they were again this year for the Class of 2017:

SPHS Class of 2017 ACT scores
(Composite) - SPHS 22.2; State Average 21.5
(English) - SPHS 21.6; State Average 20.4
(Math) - SPHS 22.3; State Average 21.5
(Reading) - SPHS 22.3; State Average 21.8
(Science) - SPHS 22.1; State Average 21.6

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -- Saint Peter High School has had many students over the years take part in and receive high honors in this prestigious academic recognition program. Here are three students who recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program:

Karen Chen, a 2017 SPHS graduate, was named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship finalist.

Shannie Rao, a member of the Class of 2018, is a 2018 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist, one of 16,000 out of the 1.6 million students taking part in the competition. She is now competing to be a finalist in the prestigious contest.

Lilly Anderson, a member of the Class of 2018, was named a Commended Student for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship contest, placing her among the top 50,000 out of the 1.6 million competitors.