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NSHSS - Recognition is Only Part of the Story

NSHSS honors high achieving students in high school—the students like you who have worked hard for your accomplishments. That work ethic is also what drives success in college and throughout your career. NSHSS offers a network of like-minded individuals as well as opportunities and resources to help you continue to develop your skills, form connections, and make a difference in the world.

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Member Qualifications

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

1150 PSAT score or higher

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

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