GHS Submits Reclassification Data to UIL
Granbury High School submitted student enrollment data for the University Interscholastic League’s biennial reclassification and realignment process on October 27, 2017.
UIL The official number for Granbury is 2,004 students. The figure is based on a formula that includes both full-time and part-time students from GHS and STARS Accelerated High School.
The UIL will use the numbers to determine athletic and academic competition districts for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years. That announcement will be made in early February 2018.
“Competition is always challenging regardless of classification, and we hope to offer students the opportunity to learn character, leadership, and sportsmanship regardless of the class or district that we are assigned,” commented Granbury ISD athletic director Dwight Butler.
In 2015, GHS was in Class 5A with 1,959.5 students for the realignment process – up slightly from the 1,911 turned in 2013. The class is currently composed of schools with student populations between 1,100 and 2,149. 6A schools are those with 2,150 students and above.
For the upcoming realignment, the UIL is expected to divide Class 5A into Division I and Division II by school population for football only.
The UIL, a division of the University of Texas at Austin, is the rulemaking body for educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests in Texas public schools. The league aims to provide healthy, character building, educational activities carried out under rules providing for good sportsmanship and fair play for all participants.