(COVINGTON, La) — With the seniors graduating Saturday, May 16, 2015, they are moving on to the next part of their lives. They were a very diverse class that had many strengths. From athletics to academics, the class of 2015 left a great mark on St. Paul’s School.
The Senior class excelled in athletics; overall they have fifteen students that are going to play college sports, varying from baseball to lacrosse to skiing. Even with these skills on the field and court, they were even better in the classroom, excelling on both the state and national academic stages.
To be able to get into colleges, students have to take the SAT or the ACT, and in Louisiana it is more common to take the ACT. The Class of 2015’s average ACT score was a 25.25, beating the national average by 4.25 points and the Louisiana average by 6.05 points.
With 179 students in the graduating class, almost 100 percent are going on to college next fall. The following graph depicts where the seniors are going to college in relation to the group as a whole.
Class of 2015 Post-Graduate Plans
To see how this compares to last year’s graduating class, click here.