Beginning with the Class of 2016, Baldwin County Academic Honors designations will no longer stipulate valedictorian or salutatorian status.
Eligibility for academic honors will be determined by calculating the cumulative weighted average of all final course grades posted on the high school transcript. Students who earn a D or F in any high school course will not be eligible to receive academic honors.
The academic honors designations shall be awarded as follows:
Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors): 4.00 and higher
Magna Cum Laude (with high honors): 3.75 - 3.9999
Cum Laude (with honors): 3.50 - 3.7499
A student's final cumulative weighted grade point average calculated to at least the fourth decimal place, including grades earned for repeated courses, will be used to determine class rank.