Pinecrest Academy ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders earned top scores out of all United States and international test takers of the October 2023 PSAT. This test was the first digitally administered test by the College Board and is a qualifier for the National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarships.
The highest possible score on the PSAT is 1520, with 760 being the highest possible score for both Reading/Writing and Mathematics.
Pinecrest Academy eleventh graders scored 1121 overall, while the average score for all test takers was 998. Pinecrest tenth graders scored 1055, while the average score for all test takers was 923. Pinecrest ninth graders scored 919, while the average score for all test takers was 873.
The Reading/Writing portion of the PSAT produced the following scores:
Pinecrest 11th Graders - 577 All Test Takers in 11th Grade - 504
Pinecrest 10th Graders - 537 All Test Takers in 10th Grade - 465
Pinecrest 9th Graders - 919 All Test Takers in 9th Grade - 873
The Mathematics portion of the PSAT produced the following scores:
Pinecrest 11th Graders - 544 All Test Takers in 11th Grade - 494
Pinecrest 10th Graders - 518 All Test Takers in 10th Grade - 458
Pinecrest 9th Graders - 446 All Test Takers in 9th Grade - 433
“I'm not surprised that our students have scored above average, as we've got some pretty amazing students here at Pinecrest,” commented Amy Bowman, Pinecrest Academy High School Principal. “I'm proud of them for all of their hard work!”
The College Board also announced in October 2023 that Pinecrest Academy had been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning Platinum distinction. Additionally, the Class of 2023 earned a 100% acceptance rate into the University of Georgia, with previous graduating classes earning acceptance rates consistently above UGA’s annual average acceptance rate.