Senior Matthew Vuong Scores a Perfect 36 on ACT®

Posted October 11, 2021 / Last updated October 13, 2021

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Matthew Vuong, a member of the Class of 2022, earned the highest possible composite score of 36 on the ACT® test he took in June 2021. Vuong, who attended Kehoe France School, is the son of Vu and Van Vuong.

Vuong is a member of the Blue Jay concert band, jazz band, and marching band and has twice been selected for the prestigious LMEA All State Band; he also participates in Mu Alpha Theta, the Jesuit Medical Society, Operation Upgrade, choir (as an organist), and, outside of school, composes music for the Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs.


The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1–36. A student’s composite score is the average of the four test scores.

Among U.S. high school graduates in 2020, just 5,579 out of over 1.6 million who took the ACT® earned a perfect score.