East Point Academy Middle school students earn top PSAT scores

For Immediate Release – December 8, 2022

West Columbia, SC – East Point Academy is recognizing over two dozen 8th grade students for achieving high scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT 8/9). The highest score possible on the PSAT 8/9 is a 1440.

28 East Point Academy 8th grade students took the PSAT in October of 2022. Those students scored a mean total score of 970. The scores are the total of both evidence-based Reading and Writing, and Math sections.

East Point Academy had 56% of students meet both benchmarks in English, Reading, Writing and Math, compared to 29% nationally. 89% of students met the English, Reading, Writing benchmark compared to 51% nationally. In math, East Point Academy had 56% of students meet the benchmark, compared to 35% nationally.

Overall scores of East Point Academy students ranged from 680 to 1410. 13 of the East Point Academy 8th grade students scored over a 1000.