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SAT Comparisonsof Local High School
College-Bound Seniors and Dorris-Eaton 7th and 8th Graders
(Middle School students take the same SAT as college-bound seniors.)
Average SAT Scores for Reading and Math Out of 1600
College Preparatory High School seniors 1469
Head-Royce High School seniors 1367
Athenian High School seniors 1280
Dorris-Eaton School EIGHTH GRADERS 1270
Dorris-Eaton School SEVENTH GRADERS 1269
Dougherty Valley High School seniors 1255
Bentley High School seniors 1245
Miramonte High School seniors 1230*
Campolindo High School seniors 1195*
Acalanes High School seniors 1186*
California High School seniors 1182
San Ramon Valley High School seniors 1178
Northgate High School seniors 1163
Monte Vista High School seniors 1157
Los Lomas High School seniors 1120*
Clayton Valley High School seniors 1022*
Ygnacio Valley High School seniors 902*

California SAT Average seniors 986
National SAT Average seniors 1006

*2014 average scores/2015 scores not yet available

 

Dorris-Eaton Average SAT* Scores
for Reading and Math Out of 1600
    Eighth
Graders
Seventh
Graders
National
Average
  2013-2014 1230 1206 1010
  2012-2013 1202 1149 1010
  2011-2012 1261 1172 1010
  2010-2011 1248 1198 1011

*The SAT is taken through the Johns Hopkins University Talent Search for Gifted Youth and is the same SAT taken by college-bound seniors.

 

At A Glance

 

WORD WISE

Contra Costa/Alameda Spelling Bee
The 7th grade winner of the school Bee won 1st place at the county Bee and went on to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC
Spring 2015

California Writers Club, Mt. Diablo Branch, Young Writers Contest
Open to all middle school students from Contra Costa Count for poems, short stories, and essays.

Eighth grader won 1st place in Short Story
Seventh grader won 1st place in Short Story
Eighth grader won 3rd place in Personal Narrative
Two sixth graders won 2nd and 3rd place in Poetry
Spring 2015

Two eighth graders won 1st and 2nd place in Short Story
Two sixth graders won 2nd and 3rd place in Short Story
Two eighth graders won 2nd and 3rd place in Personal Narrative
Seventh grader won 2nd place in Personal Narrative
Eighth grader won 3rd place in Poetry
Three seventh graders won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in Poetry
Two sixth graders won 1st and 3rd place in Poetry
Eighth grader won 1st place in Humor
Spring 2016

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Patriot's Pen Essay Contest
A seventh graders placed 1st at the District Level competing against students from 25 schools. Her essay is now at the State level competition.
Spring 2015

Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center Unity Writing Contest
An 8th grader placed 5th in Essay.
Two seventh graders earned 2nd and 5th places in Creative Writing.
Two 7th graders took 3rd and 4th place in Essay.
A seventh grader placed 2nd in Art.
Spring 2015

Elk's Essay Contest
Grades 7-8 - 1st place for an 8th grader
Grades 5-6 - 1st place for a sixth grader; 2nd place for a fifth grader; 3rd place for a 5th grader
Spring 2015

 

SCIENCE AND MATH SCHOLARS

National Science League
One 8th grader had the only perfect score in the nation and one 6th was one of 10 students in the nation to score 39/40. The eighth grade team placed 2nd out of 22 schools; seventh grade team placed 2nd out of 34 schools; sixth grade team placed 6th out of 88 schools; and fifth grade team placed 9th out of 78 schools.
Spring 2015

The eighth grade team placed 7th out of 26 schools; seventh grade team placed 1st out of 35 schools; sixth grade team placed 2nd out of 102 schools; and fifth grade team placed 12th out of 104 schools.
Spring 2014

Sandia Lab's Bay Area Science Bowl
Contra Costa/Alameda Counties - Our 7th/8th grade team placed 3rd out of 24 participating teams.
Winter 2014

American Math Competition
AMC8 (for 8th grade and below) - Three 8th graders scored in the top 1% of the nation.
One 8th grader, one seventh grader, and one 6th graders scored in the top 5% in the nation.
Winter 2016

AMC8 (for 8th grade and below) - Two 8th graders and one 7th grader scored in the top 1% on the nation. Two 8th graders, two seventh graders, and one sixth grader scored in the top 5% of the nation.
AMC10A (for 10th graders and below) - 7th graders scored in the top 1% in the nation. One 8th graders scored in the top 25% in the nation.
AMC10B (for 10th graders and below) - One 7th graders scored in the top 1% in the nation. One 8th grader and one 7th grader scored in the top 25% in the nation.
Winter 2015

MathCounts
Alameda/Contra Costa County Competition - The team finished in 2nd place out of 300 participants. In the speed round, an 8th grader tied for 1st; a 7th graders tied for 4th; and a 7th grader tied for 5th.
State Competition - Out of 200 participants, the team placed 8th in the State. Of the Alameda/Contra Costa teams participating, our team placed 1st. A 7th grader placed 1st out of all 7th graders. A 7th graders placed 6th out of all 7th graders. A 7th grader placed 4th out of all junior high participants.
Spring 2015

 

FUTURE STATESMEN

National Middle School Debate Tournament - 4th place and 19th place
Spring 2015

NorCal Interleague Debate Tournament - 52 Teams from the East and South Bay and Sacramento
2nd place for the school with highest win percentage
4th place finish for team
5th, 6th, and 8th places for individual speaker points
Spring 2015

East Bay Debate League
Tournament 1 (132 debaters)
1st place for the school with highest win percentage
1st place finish for team
2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 12th, and 14th places for individual speaker points
Fall 2014

Tournament 2 (150 debaters)
1st place for the school with highest win percentage
1st and 4th place finishes for team
2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 11th, 13th, and 15th places for individual speaker points
Winter 2014

Tournament 3 (117 debaters)
1st place for the school with highest win percentage
1st and 3rd place finishes for team
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 10th, 11th, 13th, and 14th places for individual speaker points
Winter 2015

Tournament 4 (111 debaters)
2nd place finish for team
4th, 7th, and 9th places for individual speaker points
Spring 2015

Tournament 1 (150 debaters)
1st place finish for team
3rd, 4th, 10th, and 15th places for individual speaker points
Fall 2015

Tournament 2 (159 debaters)
3rd place finish for team
2nd, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 11th places for individual speaker points
Winter 2015

Tournament 3 (150 debaters)
1st place for the school with highest win percentage
1st and 2nd place for team
3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 13th places for individual speaker points
Winter 2016

Tournament 4 (135 debaters)
1st place for the school with highest win percentage
1st, 2nd, and 5th place for team
1st, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th places for individual speaker points
Spring 2016

Northwest Regional Debate Championship
1st place for the school with the highest win percentage
4th, 5th, and 9th place for team
3rd, 9th, and 12th places for individual speaker points
Spring 2016

 

ATHLETIC PROWESS

Playing at the 8B level, the girls' volleyball team ended the season in first place in the league tournament.
Fall 2015

Playing at the 8th grade level, the boys' basketball team finished first in the league tournament.
Spring 2015

Playing at the 8B level, the boys' basketball team finished first in the league tournament.
Spring 2016

 

THE JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR TALENTED YOUTH

Four 2nd graders, two 3rd graders, and two 6th graders received High Honors for SCAT State Awards. Nine 7th graders and one 8th grader received High Honors for SAT/ACT State Awards.
Spring 2015

One 3rd grader, one 4th grader, and one 5th grader received High Honors for SCAT State Awards. One 5th grader received High Honors for STB State Awards. Fifteen 7th graders and four 8th graders received High Honors for SAT/ACT State Awards.
Spring 2014

 



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