Formula for Valedictorian

Class Rank for Scholarship
The class rank for scholarship purposes is determined by the cumulative GPA.

Selection of Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Honor Students
Criteria for consideration will include:
a. Valedictorian class rank as determined by points figured by the following formula: Grades of the 22 semesters of ranked courses are multiplied by their ranks and summed. The sum is added to the result of the GPA * 25.
b. All courses are ranked according to difficulty i.e.: basic courses = 1, Intermediate = 2, and Difficult = 3.
c. Must have been a full-time student at Star Valley High School for at least two semesters prior to selection. Selection cut-off date for grades is two weeks prior to graduation.
d. Exchange and early graduation students will not be eligible.
e. Only grades transferred from a regionally accredited high school will be considered and will be computed on the scale of Star Valley High School.
f. If a tie exists, the students will share the honor.
g. There is a citizenship component considered in the final selection of Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Honor Students.

Courses and weights to be used in determining these honors will be published by the high school.

Principal’s Honor Roll
In order for a student to make the “Principal’s Honor Roll,” the student must obtain a 3.50 GPA during the grading period. A student must be enrolled in five (5) graded classes.