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Helias ACT scores highest in 5 years

Helias ACT scores highest in 5 years

August 23rd, 2011 in News

Helias Catholic High School's 2011 graduating class posted the highest ACT composite score of the last five years, the school said Monday.

The students earned a 23.9 - compared with a 21.6 statewide average and a 21.1 national composite.

In addition, Helias noted, 98 percent of the Jefferson City parochial school's seniors took the college-entry test, compared with 71 percent of Missouri high school graduates who took the test, and 49 percent nationally.