An IQ of 126 allows someone to become a member of the International High IQ Society, as an IQ of at least 124 is required to enter. The high IQ range is 115 to 129. This range includes 15 percent of the population.
An IQ equal to or greater than 130 is required for a person to be considered "gifted." A person with an IQ of 130 or higher is eligible for membership in Mensa. An average IQ is between 90 and 109. An IQ score must be obtained from an official IQ test in order for it to hold any meaning.