HISD is proud to announce that as of May 30, 181 middle school students earned recognition from Duke TIP (Talented Recognition Program) for their scores on the ACT or SAT exams, as part of the national seventh-grade talent search.
Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. The national seventh-grade talent search identifies, recognizes, and supports high-performing students. Through Duke TIP, these students receive college preparatory tools, enrichment, and summer opportunities.
Grand Recognition is given to students who score at or above 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 above 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.
HISD is honored to have so many gifted and talented students being recognized for this astonishing achievement.
For a complete list of HISD student honorees, click here.