Congratulations to Marcus Hsieh (7th Grade) for Scoring Close to 800 on SAT Math


Marcus Hsieh, a 7th grade student at Yoder Bilingual Academy’s International Division, has been awarded the Grand Honors Award by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Gifted Youth (CTY).
He received this prestigious award by scoring an impressive 790 out of 800 on the SAT in Mathematics and an SAT composite score of 1490 out of 1600 (99th percentile compared with grade 12 students). In the 2017-2018 school year, the average SAT score of incoming students admitted to top American Universities were: UCLA 1370, Berkeley 1440, USC 1450, Stanford 1520, and Harvard 1540.
Marcus will be honored by CTY at the Grand Ceremony held at Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore, Maryland in Fall 2018. In addition, his exceptional SAT score has granted him membership to the Julian C. Stanley Study of Exceptional Talent (SET) at Johns Hopkins. SET was developed to provide educational resources and support to students who demonstrate extremely advanced mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities.

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