Preesha Chakraborty Earns Spot on Johns Hopkins "World's Brightest" Students List

  • 17 Jan 2024

Preesha Chakraborty, a remarkable nine-year-old Indian-American student from Warm Spring Elementary School in Fremont, California, secures a place on the "world's brightest" students list by the prestigious Johns Hopkins Centre for Talented Youth (JH-CTY).

Key Points

  • Exceptional Recognition for Preesha: Preesha Chakraborty, a Grade 3 student, gains recognition in the global academic arena for her outstanding performance on above-grade-level tests conducted by the Johns Hopkins Centre for Talented Youth (JH-CTY).
  • Global Assessment of 16,000 Students: Preesha's achievement is based on assessments of over 16,000 students from more than 90 countries worldwide, showcasing her exceptional abilities in comparison to her global peers.
  • Grand Honors for Verbal and Quantitative Excellence: Preesha excels in the verbal and quantitative sections of the test, reaching the 99th percentile of advanced Grade 5 performances. Her outstanding performance earns her the prestigious Grand Honors designation.
  • Qualification for Johns Hopkins CTY Programs: Over 250 Advanced Programs: Her achievement qualifies Preesha for participation in more than 250 online and on-campus programs offered by Johns Hopkins CTY in various subjects like mathematics, computer programming, chemistry, physics, reading, and writing.
  • Mensa Foundation Membership: Preesha is a lifetime member of the Mensa Foundation, the world's oldest high-IQ society, having qualified at age six by scoring in the 99th percentile on the national level NNAT (Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test).