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

139 boys (49.5%) 142 girls (50.5%)

Age Range

1 eight-year-old (0.4%) 55 twelve-year-olds (19.6%)
3 nine-year-olds (1.1%)
98 thirteen-year-olds (34.9%)
7 ten-year-olds (2.5%) 90 fourteen-year-olds (32.0%)
26 eleven-year-olds (9.3%)1 fifteen-year-old (0.4%)

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

Grade Range

1 second grader (0.4%)
41 sixth graders (14.6%)
1 third grader (0.4%)     
84 seventh graders (29.9%)
2 fourth graders (0.7%) 134 eighth graders (47.7%)
18 fifth graders (6.4%) 

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

School Type

190 public (67.6%)
52 private (18.5%)
19 parochial (6.8%)
11 home (3.9%)
9 charter (3.2%)

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

Siblings

Fifty-six spellers are only children. The remaining 225 spellers have a combined 414 siblings. Speller 88, Michaella Bostrom, is the 9th of 13 children in her family.

Four spellers have a fraternal twin. Speller 162, David Khamis, has an identical twin. Speller 114, Spencer Pogue, is a triplet. And Speller 268, Buck Walling, is a triplet, with an identical brother and a sister.

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

Family Ties

Twenty-two spellers have relatives who have participated in a combined 52 Scripps National Spelling Bees. The grandmother of speller 227, Matthew Prus, competed in the early 60s. 

Two of these spellers, speller 90, Vanya Shivashankar, and speller 188, 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 Repeater (1)

154 Sriram J. Hathwar

Four-Year Repeaters (5)

60 Lucas Urbanski

61 Yasir Hasnain

90 Vanya Shivashankar

222 Isabella Neubauer

264 Shayley Martin

Three-Year Repeaters (13)

18 Isabel Cholbi149 Carson Monks
68 Sophie Bergman165 Dylan O'Connor
123 Hannah Jackson172 Katie Danis
132 Faaris Khan187 Joseph Cusi Delamerced
139 Gokul Venkatachalam232 Kate Miller
145 Eboseremhen Eigbe262 Jae Canetti
147 Katharine Wang 

Two-Year Repeaters (59)

7 Chythanya Murali190 Kaitlin Hall
14 Patrizzia Fox-Beaudet192 Alotus Wei
16 Aditya Mishra194 Justin Hamilton
20 Neha Konakalla195 Sasha Davis
32 Keshav Ramesh196 Nathan Keenan
34 Lillian Allingham201 Nicholas Stark
43 Mary Horton202 Cole Shafer-Ray
47 Brian Reinhart203 Divya Amirtharaj
55 Christine Alex204 Shreyas Parab
57 Meghana Kamineni205 Jacob George
58 Alia Abiad207 Aparajita Rao
59 Zander Patent208 Hannah Citsay
83 Kimmie Collins210 Anna Tran
84 Sean Ives214 Emily Gunkel
85 Zander Reed216 Alexandra Harper
89 Sterling Hollond217 Stephen Landry
112 Meryl Warpula223 Kalika Bridwell
115 Neha Seshadri224 Antonio Vince Miguel Lansang
120 Marguerite Arbogast226 Benjamin Kulas
121 Nathaniel Britton237 Ansun Sujoe
124 Cameron Haynes238 Shobha Dasari
135 Jade Samanta239 Syamantak Payra
142 Amna Raza243 Gabrielle Rubio
146 Sanjana Malla244 Kara Lehnert
155 Gavin Buehler250 Manav Thadani
158 Michael James255 Samuel Pereles
159 Sai Vishudhi Chandrasekhar259 Jensen Schram
167 Shiv Patel275 Lillian Bischof
178 Lauren Lim277 Victoria Allen
188 Ashwin Veeramani