Academic Recognition Program Criteria

Academic Recognition Program Criteria
 
 
Principal’s Award 3.5 GPA or above
·         Students must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA with no specific class requirements, just grade point average
 
With Distinction 3.5 GPA or above
·         Students must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA with class requirements which include all honors courses as a Sophomore, Junior & Senior in Math, English and Science, Honors U.S. History and an advanced Math and Science course with a final requirement of at least 2 classes in the same foreign language
 
With High Distinction 3.7 GPA or above
·         Students must maintain a minimum 3.7 GPA with the class requirements which include all honors courses as a Sophomore, Junior & Senior in Math, English and Science, Honors U.S. History and an advanced Math and Science course with a final requirement of at least 2 classes in the same foreign language
 
With Highest Distinction 3.9 – 4.0
·         Students must maintain a minimum 3.9 GPA and must meet or exceed former requirements for valedictorian/salutatorian which includes the class requirements for honor students as a Sophomore, Junior & Senior with the addition of the successful completion of at least two Advanced Placement classes.
 
Valedictorian
·        Student maintaining the highest academic numerical average at Barren County High School with the class requirements which include all honors courses as a Sophomore, Junior and Senior in Math, English and Science, Honors U.S. History and advanced Math and Science course; at least 2 classes in the same foreign language with a final requirement of the successful completion of at least two Advanced Placement classes..
Salutatorian
·        Student maintaining the 2nd highest academic numerical average at Barren County High School with a  the class requirements which include all honors courses as Sophomore, Junior and Senior in Math, English and Science; Honors U.S. History; an advanced Math and Science course; at least 2 classes in the same foreign language; with a final requirement of the successful completion of at least two Advanced Placement classes.
 
Date Adopted October, 2008
Reviewed & Revised September, 2012