EIC(LEGAL) - ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: CLASS RANKING

Automatic Admission to Institution of Higher Education

The student has met one of the following:

Successfully completed the distinguished level of achievement under the Foundation, Recommended, or Advanced High School Program from a Texas public high school as outlined under Education Code 28.025 [see EIF];

Satisfied ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks on the ACT assessment; or

Earned a score on the SAT that meets the minimum requirements described by 19 Administrative Code 5.5(b)(1)(D).

The student submitted an official high school transcript or diploma that must, not later than the end of the student's junior year, indicate whether the student has satisfied the above requirements.

Exception

Curriculum Requirements

Signs to Be Posted

Dissemination

Require that each school counselor and class advisor at a high school be provided a detailed explanation of the substance of the program;

Provide each student, at the time the student first registers for one or more classes required for high school graduation, with a written notification, using the appropriate form adopted by the Commissioner, of the substance of the program;

Require that each school counselor and senior class advisor at a high school explain to eligible students the substance of the program;

Require that, at the beginning of grades 10 and 11, a certified counselor explain the requirements of automatic admission to a general academic teaching institution to each student who has a grade point average in the top 25 percent of the student's high school class [see FFEA]; and

Not later than the 14th day after the last day of classes for the fall semester or an equivalent date in the case of a school operated on a year-round system, provide each eligible senior student and each junior student who has a grade point average in the top ten percent of the student's high school class, and the student's parent or guardian, with a written notification, using the appropriate form adopted by the Commissioner, of the student's eligibility with a detailed explanation in plain language of the substance of the program. The district shall obtain written acknowledgment of receipt of the notification from each eligible student and the student's parent or guardian.

Note: The Notification of Eligibility for Automatic College Admission, intended to satisfy the requirement at item 5 above, is available on the TEA website.

Class Rank

Most recent available class rank, based on a point in time no earlier than the end of the 11th grade, shall be used for admission decision-making.

The top ten percent and top 25 percent of a high school class shall not contain more than ten percent and top 25 percent, respectively, of the total class size.

The student's rank shall be reported by the applicant's high school or school district as a specific number out of a specific number total class size.

Class rank shall be determined by the Texas school or district from which the student graduated or is expected to graduate.

Certain Programs

End-of-Course Assessments

Union Hill ISD

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UPDATE 111

DATE ISSUED: 6/29/2018