Center Score Tables

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In the Center for Summer Studies, students are eligible to take specific courses based on the strength of their SAT or ACT scores. To determine which courses you are eligible to take, use the tables below.

Each course listing notes which score table determines eligibility for that course. In general, though, Score Table A applies to math, science, and technology courses and Score Table B applies to fine arts, humanities, and social science courses. For each, you will need to know the scores you achieved on the subsections of the ACT or SAT and what grade you were in when you took then test.

Score Table A

If you were in the...
when you took the...
and you scored...
you are eligible for Score Table A courses

7th Grade

SAT (before March 2016)

any one of the following:

M  ≥ 570 

or a combination of:

M ≥ 520 and CR ≥ 520
M≥ 520 and WR ≥ 570

SAT (March 2016 and after)

any one of the following:

MATH ≥ 600

ACT

any one of the following:

M ≥ 20
S ≥ 24

or a combination of:

M ≥ 19 and E ≥ 25
M ≥ 19 and R ≥ 24

8th, 9th, or 10th Grade

SAT (before March 2016)

any one of the following:

M ≥ 610

or a combination of:

M ≥ 520 and CR ≥ 560
M ≥ 560 and CR ≥ 520
M ≥ 520 and WR ≥ 610
M ≥ 560 and WR ≥ 570

SAT (March 2016 and after)

any one of the following:

MATH ≥ 640

ACT

any one of the following:

M ≥ 23
S ≥ 25

or a combination of:

M ≥ 19 and E ≥ 28
M ≥ 22 and E ≥ 25
M ≥ 19 and R ≥ 25
M ≥ 22 and R ≥ 24

 

Score Table B

If you were in the...
when you took the...
and you scored...
you are eligible for Score Table B courses

7th Grade

SAT (before March 2016)

any one of the following:

CR ≥ 570
WR ≥ 570

or a combination of:

M ≥ 520 and CR ≥ 520
M≥ 520 and WR ≥ 570

SAT (March 2016 and after)

any one of the following:

EBRW ≥ 610

ACT

any one of the following:

E ≥ 27
S ≥ 24
R ≥ 25

or a combination of:

M ≥ 19 and E ≥ 25
M ≥ 19 and R ≥ 24

8th, 9th, or 10th Grade

SAT (before March 2016)

any one of the following:

CR ≥ 610
WR ≥ 610

or a combination of:

M ≥ 520 and CR ≥ 560
M ≥ 560 and CR ≥ 520
M ≥ 520 and WR ≥ 610
M ≥ 560 and WR ≥ 570

SAT (March 2016 and after)

any one of the following:

EBRW ≥ 650

ACT

any one of the following:

E ≥ 30
S ≥ 25
R ≥ 26

or a combination of:

M ≥ 19 and E ≥ 28
M ≥ 22 and E ≥ 25
M ≥ 19 and R ≥ 25
M ≥ 22 and R ≥ 24

Summer Studies is a three-week residential program for high-achieving young scholars in grades seven through ten. Taking place at thirteen college campuses across the country over two different summer sessions, the programs provide the social and intellectual stimulus that gifted students need.