7th Grade QVMS GTA Students score BIG on the SAT and ACT!
Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential. Now in its thirty-ninth year, the 7th Grade Talent Search identifies bright seventh graders based on standardized test scores achieved while attending elementary or middle school. Candidates are invited to take the ACT or the SAT college entrance exams as seventh graders, which allows them greater insight into their academic abilities. In addition, they gain valuable benefits and have access to unique resources for gifted students.
Grand Recognition is given to students who score at or better than 90% of recent high school graduates on the ACT or SAT. These students will be invited to Duke University for a reception, honoring them for their achievement.
State Recognition is given to student who score at or better than the national average of recent high school graduates on the ACT or SAT. These students will be invited to a Texas university for a reception.