Students may apply for admission to the Honors School after the completion of the first semester
of their senior year provided they have earned an overall minimum G.P.A. of 4.0 for all
coursework. “All coursework” includes courses not submitted as part of the 24-credit HonorsSchool requirement.
Honors School students must be of the highest character. Students who have violated behavior standards will be denied admission to the Honors School.
Behaviors that will disqualify a student from participating include cheating, theft,
fighting, insolence directed at school personnel, and vandalism. The behaviors listed
here are examples of unacceptable behavior, and the list is not intended to be all inclusive.
a. Honors School students shall have qualified for a State of Nevada “Advanced
b. Honors School students must have earned a minimum of three (3) credits in
Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
c. College classes that qualify for “Dual-Credit” can be counted as regular high
school classes. College classes do not carry added value for GPA calculation
purposes. Three (3) college credits equal one-half (1/2) credit of high school
d. Submission of twenty-four (24) high school credits with “letter grades.” Courses
with a “letter grade” of “D” or “F” may not be submitted.
e. Classes that are graded on a “pass/fail” basis as opposed to a “letter grade” basis
will not count toward the twenty-four (24)-credit entrance requirement.
f. An overall G.P.A. minimum of 4.0 for all coursework. “All coursework”
includes courses not submitted as part of the 24-credit Honors School
a. A separate G.P.A. calculation will be made within the Honors School for the
purpose of ranking Honors School members. This calculation will be based on
the twenty-four (24) credits submitted.
b. Top positions in each graduating class at Churchill County High School are filled
by Honors School members only. Any Honors School student with a 4.8 G.P.A.
or higher will be a “Co-valedictorian.” The two highest-ranking “Co-valedictorians”
will deliver commencement addresses.