Rutherford County High School Graduation Requirements are here.
Graduating with Honors
Graduating with Distinction
- Highest School Wide GPA
- 12 Honors, Advanced Honors, (AP) Advanced Placement, or Dual Enrollment Courses
- Graduate with Distinction
- In the case of a tie with GPA, the student with the highest Composite ACT Score will be awarded Valedictorian. This is based on your ACT Composite, not your super score. If more than one student ties for first place with both GPA and ACT Composite then we will have more than one Valedictorian.
- The runner up to the top ACT & GPA Score(s) will be awarded Salutatorian
Per Rutherford County School Board Policy 4.602, this must be completed by the end of the student's 7th semester(by December) or before January 1st of their senior year.