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Ranking Presentation 10-05-15RANKING POLICY 6.04 (August 15, 2011) Rank in Class - Rank in class is determined by CGPA and will used for the purposes of: Reporting to Texas colleges and universities for automatic admission. Reporting to all colleges if students are in the top quartile. Reporting to all colleges and universities or other institutions for scholarship applications. Determining Valedictorian and Salutatorian. At the parents request RANKING POLICY 6.04A ( May 12, 2014) Rank in Class - Rank in class is determined by CGPA and will used for the purposes of: Reporting to Texas colleges and universities for automatic admission. Reporting to all colleges if students are in the top quartile. Reporting to all colleges and universities or other institutions for scholarship applications. Determining Valedictorian and Salutatorian. A student’s class rank will be made available to the student or the student’s parent, upon request. PROPOSED POLICY CHANGE Rank in Class - Rank in class is determined by CGPA and will used for the purposes of: Obtaining automatic admission to Texas public universities based upon the uniform admission policy and in accordance with the Texas Education Code. This information will be reported directly to institutions by Westlake Academy staff. Determining Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Outside of the above circumstances, Westlake Academy is a non-ranking high school. RATIONALE FOR PROPOSED CHANGES Abide by the uniform admission policy in accordance with the Texas Education Code Ensure that WA students are holistically reviewed throughout the college admission process Maintain consistent messaging throughout the college admission/scholarship evaluation process Minimize the access point of information so to not adversely impact WA students throughout the college admission/scholarship evaluation process Maintain the virtues of being a non-ranking high school