Heartland high school student gets perfect ACT score

Heartland high school student gets perfect ACT score
One Heartland student receives a perfect ACT score. (Source: Mccracken County High School)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - Ella McBee, a McCraken County High School senior, received a 36 composite score, which is a perfect ACT score.

Her achievement is rare. Less than 0.5 percent of test takers will earn a 36.

In 2019, less than 5,000 out of the 1.8 million students who took the test received a perfect score.

“We are extremely proud of Ella for her national achievement,” said Matt Houser, principal at McCracken County High School.

The ACT an entrance exam for colleges and universities use to make admissions decisions.

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