Statistics


Number of Spellers | Age Range | Grade Range | School Type | Siblings | Family Ties

Repeaters: Five-Year | Four-Year | Three-Year | Two-Year

 

Number of Spellers: 281

134 boys (47.7%) 147 girls (52.3%)

Age Range

1 eight-year-old (0.4%) 65 twelve-year-olds (23.1%)
8 ten-year-olds (2.9%) 110 thirteen-year-olds (39.1%)
21 eleven-year-olds (7.5%)76 fourteen-year-olds (27.0%)

This year's age statistics are typical of previous years' age statistics.

Grade Range

1 third grader (0.4%)        
43 sixth graders (15.3%)
2 fourth graders (0.7%) 93 seventh graders (33.1%)
13 fifth graders (4.6%)129 eighth graders (45.9%)

This year's grade statistics are typical of previous years' grade statistics.

School Type

178 public (63.4%)
54 private (19.2%)
25 home (8.9%)
15 parochial (5.3%)
9 charter (3.2%)

This year's school statistics are typical of previous years' school statistics.

Siblings

Forty-nine spellers are only children. The remaining 232 spellers have a combined 454 siblings (242 sisters, 212 brothers). Nine spellers have a fraternal twin.

This year’s siblings statistics are typical of previous years’ siblings statistics.

Family Ties

Eighteen spellers have at least one relative who has competed in previous national finals. They are spellers 16, 43, 62, 71, 91, 98, 102, 107, 119, 127, 177, 190, 191, 226, 236, 243, 246 and 276.

Two  of these spellers, speller 91, Vanya Shivashankar, and speller 191, Ashwin Veeramani, have siblings who have previously won the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

This year’s family ties statistics are typical of previous years’ family ties statistics.

Five-Year Repeaters (2)

48 Rachael Cundey

93 Emily Keaton

Four-Year Repeaters (5)

39 Grace Remmer

115 Amber Born

156 Sriram J. Hathwar

163 Arvind Mahankali

238 Chetan Reddy

Three-Year Repeaters (13)

36 Anuk Dayaprema97 Caleb Miller
60 Lucas Urbanksi179 Hunter Randolph
61 Yasir Hasnain225 Isabella Neubauer
64 Pranav Sivakumar255 Jared Ward
73 Joe Kirkpatrick256 Vismaya Jui Kharkar
83 Margaret Peterson268 Shayley Martin
91 Vanya Shivashankar 

Two-Year Repeaters (43)

18 Isabel Cholbi151 Carson Monks
28 Katharine Wang165 Philip Cummings
29 Eva Kitlen166 Nicholas Manfred
35 Donovan Rolle168 Dylan O'Connor
41 Christal Schermeister175 Katie Danis
44 Nikitha Chandran189 Manu Nair
63 Christopher Rademacher190 Joseph Delamerced
67 Sophie Bergman196 Iram Kingson
76 Aaron Manning201 Rebekah Stanhope
77 Kaelyn Bender203 Max Lee
87 Joshua Kalyanapu204 Richelle Zampella
95 Nickolas Day229 Nicole Frische
109 Michelle Beaulieu230 Jasmine Brandt
110 Christian Kincaid231 Rahul Krishnaswamy
112 Sydney Christley235 Kate Miller
125 Kuvam Shahane237 Victoria Epstein
126 Hannah Jackson257 Ronan Howlett
129 Emma Greenlee258 Luke Thornburgh
135 Faaris Khan260 Madison Fuentes
142 Gokul Venkatachalam266 Jae Canetti
148 Ebose Eigbe274 Jonah Gunter
150 Kennith Gonzalez