According to a Methacton School District press release, Neel Mehta, junior at Methacton High School (MHS), located in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, recently scored an astounding perfect 2400 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
He scored a perfect score of 800 each in critical reading, mathematics and writing in one sitting, and on his first attempt.
While at MHS, Neel has a challenging course load, highlighted by five advanced placement classes.
Active in student leadership roles, Neel is the president of both the environmental and electric car clubs, while serving as vice president of the robotics club; and is the founder and president of a new Habitat for Humanity club. He also serves as webmaster for both the robotics and electric car clubs; and was recently sworn in as a student representative to the Methacton School District's Board of School Directors.
Outside of school, Neel works as the Director of Web Marketing for Plaza Flowers in Norristown and writes a technology blog for the Times Herald of Norristown. Computer science is a passion of Neel's, and he has already designed a cross-platform, award winning, study program called "Cabra."
Cabra enables users to build and study flashcards to study for a test or learn a new language. Cabra 0.7.0 has already been downloaded 12,000 times in 130 countries. He brings his interests to the world through his own website, www.hathix.com, which features games he has designed and more.
Neel is a two-time visitor to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., having reached the semi-finalist level in eighth grade.
According to College Board, out of roughly 1.66 million high school seniors graduating in 2012 who took the SAT, only 360 or 0.022 percent scored a composite score of 2400.