Education and Didactics


Average IQ of the Brightest Kid in School

Authors: John R. Berryhill

The individual IQ score is regarded as an indicator of general intelligence and a predictor of educational attainment. What, on average, would be the highest IQ found in a typical American high school? This question is addressed by means of a Monte Carlo simulation under reasonable assumptions. The answer is a number in the neighborhood of 150.

Comments: 6 pages, 3 Figs., License Creative Commons 4.0

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