120 Graduates in Class of 2011 at Francis Parker School

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 120 members of the Class of 2011 recently culminated their Francis Parker School experience with commencement ceremonies held on the Linda Vista campus on June 4. Among those students were 13 from Mission Hills and two from Old Town that helped to make the Class of 2011 one to remember.

The statistics for this year’s graduating class are staggering, accumulating an average grade point average of 3.75 to go along with an SAT score of 1877 (on the 2400 point scale) and an ACT score of 28. The class filed a total of 1,051 applications to 240 different colleges and universities. The acceptance rate for the Seniors was 57 percent, well above the national average. While many were accepted to places they will not attend, 91 percent of the class was admitted to either their first or second choice of college.

Additionally, 83 percent of the class was admitted to a Highly Competitive College, according to the rankings in Barron’s Magazine. Of those, seven different seniors garnered 14 acceptances to Ivy League institutions. Specifically, of the students from the Parker Class of 2011 that applied to Harvard, 22 were accepted.

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