Speller Statistics

240 Female (46.3%)

278 Male (53.7%)

1 eight-year-old (0.2%)

4 nine-year-olds (0.8%)

8 ten-year-olds (1.5%)

65 eleven-year-olds (12.5%)

121 twelve-year-olds (23.4%)

180 thirteen-year-olds (34.7%)

134 fourteen-year-olds (25.9%)

5 fifteen-year-olds (1.0%)

4 third graders (0.8%)

4 fourth graders (0.8%)

32 fifth graders (6.2%)

101 sixth graders (19.5%)

153 seventh graders (29.5%)

224 eighth graders (43.2%)

339 Public (65.4%)

93 Private (18.0%)

35 Parochial (6.8%)

29 Home (5.6%)

22 Charter (4.2%)

82 only children (0)

256 one sibling (256)

113 two siblings (226)

38 three siblings (114)

15 four siblings (60)

2 five siblings (10)

7 six siblings (42)

3 seven siblings (21)

2 eight siblings (16)

25 twins

5 identical twins

1 triplet

745 total siblings

1 five-year-repeater

6 four-year-repeaters

18 three-year-repeates

89 two-year-repeaters

114 total repeaters

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee is about much more than what happens on-stage. It’s about the friendships and memories they’ll make. Take a minute to look back at the unforgettable week our spellers had during their Bee Journey in D.C. 2017.

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Visit Journey D.C. 2017