Benjamin Gustafson, a junior at Arkansas High School, has earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Fewer than half of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2019, only 4,879 out of nearly 1.8 million students who took the ACT earned a top composite score of 36. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam that measures what students have learned in school, testing English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1–36. A student’s composite score is the average of the four test scores. The score for ACT’s optional writing test is reported separately and is not included within the ACT composite score.  

Benjamin is the son of Shannon Wright Gustafson and Howard Gustafson. 


CONGRATULATIONS TO BENJAMIN!


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