Perfect Score!

Oliver Berke is one of only 9 students in the WORLD to earn a Perfect Score!

What happens when a student’s passion for a subject is combined with hard work? For senior Oliver Berke, it resulted in perfect score on the Advanced Placement United States History exam—a feat achieved by only nine students in the world in 2022!

“Oliver is a truly standout student who has shown his hard work and genuine passion for history,” said his AP United States History teacher Kaitlyn McCarthy. “Congratulations, Oliver! We are all so proud of your accomplishment!”

John Jay's Social Studies Sequence

Oliver took AP United States History in his junior year, following John Jay High School’s Social Studies sequence. This year, he is enjoying AP Macroeconomics, a social studies/economics class in which students apply their growing understanding of the principles of government to see how economics works in a society, and The World at War, an elective which focuses on the years between 1914 – 1945.

When asked how he studied for the Advanced Placement United States History exam, Oliver describes good study habits, including reviewing his class notes, reading notes and practice essays. “I love history,” said Oliver.

Congratulations, Oliver!