Music could be a big part of why a person might perform better academically. The reasons why music may correlate over to academic success may be controversial. Is it because having music in your life teaches you to work towards goals, which increases confidence, which then creates success? Some studies say it is because when you are listening to, or playing music that you are activiating your entire brain? Maybe it is a little bit of both.
With all of this said here are the scores for the Andover High School Band A.C.T Scores compared to the national, Kansas, and Andover high averages