The list was created based on the results of grade-level and above-grade tests of more than 16,000 students in 90 countries.
Who is Preesha Chakraborty?
Preesha Chakraborty is a student at Warm Springs Elementary School in Fremont, California. She took the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins Youth Center (JH-CTY) exam as a third-year student in summer 2023, according to a media release.
Preesha loves traveling and hiking, and apart from studying, she is also interested in mixed martial arts.
According to her parents, Preesha has always been eager to learn and has always demonstrated excellent academic ability.
What are her achievements?
As part of the CTY Talent Search, she has been recognized for outstanding performance on the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test), ACT (American College Testing), school and college proficiency tests, or similar assessments.
According to a press release, she performed well on the verbal and quantitative sections of the test, equating to the 99th percentile of Advanced Grade 5 performance, earning her Grand Honors. With this achievement, she has taught more than 250 students at Johns Hopkins CTY, targeting advanced students in mathematics, computer programming, chemistry, physics, reading and writing from second grade through twelfth grade. You are eligible to participate in the Online Her Program and the On-Campus Her Program.
Additionally, at the age of six, she became a life member of the world-renowned Mensa Foundation, the oldest high-IQ organization in the world.
This membership is open to anyone who scores at or above the 98th percentile on a standardized supervised IQ or other approved intelligence test. She scored her in the 99th percentile on her NNAT (Narieri Nonverbal Abilities Test), a national level assessment of giftedness and talent in K-12 students.
— using input from PTI
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Originally uploaded to: January 16, 2024, 10:56 IST