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Cypress Ranch senior records perfect score on ACT

Posted: Nov 5th, 2016 15:52

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Cypress Ranch High School senior Paras Gupta earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT assessment.

Nov. 5, 2016—Cypress Ranch High School senior Paras Gupta joined a select group of high school students by earning the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT assessment.

Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of all test takers earn the top score. Among U.S. high school graduates in the class of 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2.1 million students who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.

One other CFISD student, a Cypress Woods High School senior who chose to remain anonymous, also received a composite ACT score of 36.

Gupta, a National AP Scholar and National Merit semifinalist, also plays bassoon in the Cypress Ranch band and participates in the school’s Red Cross club.

“It is great to see hard work pay off,” Gupta said.               

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