DENVER -- 16 students at Cherry Creek Schools earned a perfect score on the ACT exam this year.
"Less than one-tenth of one percent of all students who take the ACT earns a perfect score," Cherry Creek Schools said on its website.
Less than 2,000 students across the country earned a perfect score. In Colorado, 62 students earned a perfect 36.
The Cherry Creek students are:
"These students have accomplished something both rare and impressive,” said Dr. Harry Bull, superintendent of Cherry Creek Schools.
All Colorado juniors were required to take the ACT test this year. However, the state is transitioning to the SAT college entrance exam in 2017.
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