2015 AMC 8 Results Announced

Warmest Congratulations to the Students Who Earned Top Scores on the 2015 AMC 8 Contest!

vm-260%20MathematicsThe 2015 AMC 8 (American Mathematics Competitions 8) was held on November 17th, 2015. This is one of the biggest math competitions in America. This year’s AMC 8 was much more difficult than that of the previous years. The AMC 8 has a total score of 25. Two of our students were among 76 National Winners (Perfect Scorers): Richard Z. and DongYun S. Ten of our students received National Distinguished Honor Roll Certificates awarded to top 1% test takers, and eleven of our students received National Honor Roll Certificates awarded to top 5% test takers. Furthermore, four students of our in grade 6 or under received National Achievement Roll Certificates. Srihan K., a 5th grader, got a 21 out of 25 which is very impressive.

In 2015, there were 27 students in grades 3-8 who attended our AMC 8 Prep or AMC 10/12 Prep Classes, including One-on-One Private Coaching and Small Group (4-10 students) Classes. All of them attended the AMC 8 contest on November 17, 2015, and their average score is 19.67. Remarkably, 24 students received National Certificates for the Mathematical Associations of America. Table 1 shows a full list of our top students.
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Table 1: Notable Achievements of Our Students on the 2015 AMC 8 Contest

Name AMC 8 Score Grade Award Class Year
Richard Z. 25 8 National Certificate of Distinction 2014-15, 2015-2016 AMC 10/12 Prep
DongYun S. 25 8 National Certificate of Distinction 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Eva Q. 24 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2013-14, 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Andrew J. 24 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Harry K. 23 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Tutoring
Cato W. 23 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Nicole S. 22 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2015-16 AMC 10/12 Prep
Joy S. 22 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014 Spring AMC 10 Prep Class
David H. 21 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Srihan K. 21 5 National Distinguished Honor Roll, National Achievement Roll 2014-2015 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Coaching
Ivan M. 21 7 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Coaching
Cathy P. 21 8 National Distinguished Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Coaching
Benjamin F. 20 7 National Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Coaching
Nathan M. 20 8 National Honor Roll 2014-15 AMC 10/12 Prep
Wyatt T. 20 6 National Honor Roll, National Achievement Roll 2014-2015 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep, 2015-2016 One-on-one Coaching
Ivy L. 19 7 National Honor Roll 2015-2016 AMC 10/12 Prep
Ronoy S. 19 7 National Honor Roll 2014-2015 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep
Justin H. 18 8 National Honor Roll 2014-2015 AMC 10/12 Prep
Michael P. 18 8 National Honor Roll 2014-2015 AMC 10/12 Prep
Danny S. 16 7 National Honor Roll 2014-2015 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep
William Y. 16 8 National Honor Roll 2015-2016 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep
Otto R. 16 6 National Honor Roll, National Achievement Roll 2014 Spring AMC 8 Prep Class,2014 Summer AMC 8 Prep Class
Steven E. 16 5 National Honor Roll, National Achievement Roll 2015-2016 One-on-one Tutoring
John L. 15 5 National Achievement Roll 2014-2015 AMC 8/MathCounts Prep

14,9122 students worldwide participated in the 2015 AMC 8 contest from over 2,000 schools. In the USA, 113,628 students participated, and the overall national average score is 8.18 out of a maximum of 25. In Maryland, 1,155 students participated and the overall state average score is 9.97. In Virginia, 6,261 students took and the overall state average score is 8.22. In Washington, D.C., 426 students attended and the overall state average score is 6.83.

All our students achieved a score that is much higher than the Maryland/Virginia/D.C. and national average.

There are a total of 76 students in America with a perfect score. 2 of them are from our center. If our Center is a state, our number of perfect scores would have let us beat New York, Ohio, and Florida. Each of these states has only one perfect scorer. Table 2 demonstrates a complete list of the number of students who achieved a perfect score in each state.

Table 2: The Number of Perfect Scorers by State

State Number of Perfect Scorers
California 19
Massachusetts 13
Texas 7
North Carolina 6
Virginia 6
New Jersey 4
Oregon 3
Washington 3
Illinois 2
Indiana 2
Pennsylvania 2
Arizona 1
Colorado 1
Connecticut 1
Florida 1
Minnesota 1
Nevada 1
New York 1
Ohio 1
Tennessee 1
Alabama 0
Alaska 0
Arkansas 0
Delaware 0
District of Columbia 0
Georgia 0
Hawaii 0
Idaho 0
Iowa 0
Kansas 0
Kentucky 0
Louisiana 0
Maine 0
Maryland 0
Michigan 0
Mississippi 0
Missouri 0
Montana 0
Nebraska 0
New Hampshire 0
New Mexico 0
North Dakota 0
Oklahoma 0
Rhode Island 0
South Carolina 0
South Dakota 0
Utah 0
Vermont 0
West Virginia 0
Wisconsin 0
Wyoming 0
Total 76

Top scorers and statistics can be found at http://amc-reg.maa.org/reports/generalreports.aspx

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