See why educators, parents, and others who support our members on their path from high school to college to career value NSHSS as a partner in helping students reach their full potential.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - NSHSS Partner
Hear from Amy Junge, Principal Advisor of Donor Experience at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, about the benefits of becoming an NSHSS member.
NSHSS recognizes young scholars who have demonstrated excellence through their academic achievements based on objective criteria, including grades and test scores. Students must meet any one of the following criteria to be considered for membership.
3.5 Cumulative GPA (4.0 Scale) or higher (or equivalent such as 88 on a 100-point scale)
1280 SAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
1150 PSAT score or higher (new exam 2016)*
26 ACT score or higher
Score 4 or higher on any AP exam
Total combined IB test scores of 36 or higher
IGCSE Grade A or higher
Top 10% rank in class
*Scores from the old exam (SAT score 1750 or higher; PSAT score 200 or higher) will be accepted.