Eligibility Scores

Results of advanced assessments may confer the following eligibility levels:

  • Advanced CTY-Level: test scores that reflect ability approximately four grade levels above the current enrolled grade.
  • CTY-Level: test scores that reflect ability approximately two grade levels above the current enrolled grade.

Eligibility scores are defined below for each grade from 2-9+. Levels are determined separately for Math/Quantitative/Spatial scores and Verbal/Reading scores. PSAT™ 8/9 and PSAT® 10 scores are included in SAT® suite.

Online and Summer courses indicate their required eligibility level in their catalog course descriptions.

Math and Science

Fall: Student Tested Between July 1 - December 31

Grade Level at Time of Test* CTY-Level Advanced CTY-Level /
High Honors****
SCAT Quant SAT Suite** Math ACT Math STB*** SCAT Quant SAT Suite Math ACT Math STB
2 433       443      
3 438       448      
4 445       458      
5 455 320 12 425 470 420 17 525
6 468 370 15 475 480 470 20 575
7 473 420 17 425 488 520 22 525
8 480 470 19 475 495 570 25 575
9+ 488 520 22 525 503 620 27 625
Grade Level at Time of Test* Grand Honors***
SCAT Quant SAT Suite** Math ACT Math STB***
2 457      
3 466      
4 479      
5 485 580 25 675
6 495 630 28 725
7 500 680 30 675
8 505 730 33 725

* Grade represents grade from July 1 to June 30 of an academic year.
** PSAT 8/9 cannot be considered for eligibility in grades 8 and 9+.
*** STB has Level 1 for grades six and younger and Level 2 for grade 7 and higher.
The scores from the two levels are not equated producing different cut-offs for Level 1 and Level 2.
**** High Honors and Grand honors designation exclude grades 9+.

Spring: Student Tested Between January 1 - June 30

Grade Level at Time of Test* CTY-Level Advanced CTY-Level /
High Honors****
SCAT Quant SAT Suite** Math ACT Math STB*** SCAT Quant SAT Suite ** Math ACT Math STB***
2 435       445      
3 440       450      
4 450       465      
5 460 340 13 450 475 440 18 550
6 470 390 16 500 485 490 21 600
7 475 440 18 450 490 540 23 550
8 485 490 21 500 500 590 26 600
9+ 490 540 23 550 505 640 28 650
Grade Level at Time of Test* Grand Honors***
SCAT Quant SAT Suite** Math ACT Math STB***
2 460      
3 469      
4 482      
5 490 600 26 700
6 500 650 29 750
7 505 700 31 700
8 510 750 34 750

* Grade represents grade from July 1 to June 30 of an academic year.
** PSAT 8/9 cannot be considered for eligibility in grades 8 and 9+.
*** STB has Level 1 for grades six and younger and Level 2 for grade 7 and higher.
The scores from the two levels are not equated producing different cut-offs for Level 1 and Level 2.
**** High Honors and Grand honors designation exclude grades 9+.

Humanities and Writing

Fall: Student Tested Between July 1 - December 31

Grade Level at Time of Test* CTY-Level Advanced CTY-Level /
High Honors****
SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading
2 428     438    
3 433     443    
4 438     448    
5 443 320 9 453 420 14
6 448 370 11 458 470 17
7 453 420 14 463 520 20
8 458 470 17 470 570 23
9+ 463 520 20 478 620 26
Grade Level at Time of Test* Grand Honors***
SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading
2 453    
3 458    
4 466    
5 471 580 22
6 478 630 25
7 484 680 28
8 488 730 31

* Grade represents grade from July 1 to June 30 of an academic year.
** PSAT 8/9 cannot be considered for eligibility in grades 8 and 9+.
*** STB has Level 1 for grades six and younger and Level 2 for grade 7 and higher.
The scores from the two levels are not equated producing different cut-offs for Level 1 and Level 2.
**** High Honors and Grand honors designation exclude grades 9+.

Spring: Student Tested Between January 1 - June 30

Grade Level at Time of Test* CTY-Level Advanced CTY-Level /
High Honors****
SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading
2 430     440    
3 435     445    
4 440     450    
5 445 340 9 455 440 15
6 450 390 12 460 490 18
7 455 440 15 465 540 21
8 460 490 18 475 590 24
9+ 465 540 21 480 640 27
Grade Level at Time of Test* Grand Honors***
SCAT Verbal SAT Suite ERW ACT Reading
2 455    
3 462    
4 469    
5 474 600 23
6 480 650 26
7 486 700 29
8 490 750 32

* Grade represents grade from July 1 to June 30 of an academic year.
** PSAT 8/9 cannot be considered for eligibility in grades 8 and 9+.
*** STB has Level 1 for grades six and younger and Level 2 for grade 7 and higher.
The scores from the two levels are not equated producing different cut-offs for Level 1 and Level 2.
**** High Honors and Grand honors designation exclude grades 9+.