Covenant High School scored fifth in the nation on the Classic Learning Test’s (CLT) 2020 top 25 high school rankings. Since 2016, over 1,200 schools across the nation have taken the CLT. The CLT is a new popular alternative to the SAT and ACT and is accepted by over 180 colleges nationally. The CLT focuses on classic works of literature, grammar, and analytical thinking skills.
Principal David Miller commented on the achievement, “We are humbled and honored to score in the top five nationally among so many stellar schools around the country. Even more importantly, we are grateful there is a new standardized test that focuses on classic literature and analytical skills. This fits beautifully with our Christian, Classical, College Preparatory curriculum.”
Covenant High School students take the CLT each spring, and Covenant serves as an official testing site for students in the community. Covenant High School has a long tradition of preparing students for college with over thirty percent of the student body scoring in the top 10% of students in Washington State over the last five years. Students interested in more information on the CLT or taking the next test may visit www.cltexam.com.
To see the CLT’s full list of top 25 high schools’ national rankings, click here.