straight-A

straight-A

Having received the highest marks in all of one's subjects. Used before a noun. He was a straight-A student until he started messing around with drugs.
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Jordan Foundation said they are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program."
Jordan Foundation's A-Team Scholar Program and maintaining straight-A's in all four core subjects throughout the entire school year.
"The determination and focus of these straight-A students are remarkable.
Who would not want their children to be straight-A students?
How might they get on track after falling behind their straight-A peers, potentially for years on end?
Crooked-A students remind us that when attitudes, action, and authentic voice result in human agency, success can look different from our classic conceptions rooted in straight-A biases.
In this here story, the nice girl who got straight-A's ends up with the weirdo skater who smokes way too much grass and has a complete lack of respect for authoritative institution--based on the merit that conformity is whack.
"They're making straight-A's," he reported with some pride.
A straight-A valedictorian of his 362-member graduating class at Atlanta's D.