Honor Society® has three GPA recognition tiers, each based on the cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a member. The GPA requirements for each recognition tier are as follows:
- Highest Honors: 3.80 - 4.0 GPA
- High Honors: 3.50 - 3.79 GPA
- Honors: 3.20 - 3.49 GPA
While GPA is an important factor for membership, we believe that there is much more to being a successful and accomplished individual than just academics. By recognizing students for their achievements and contributions within the society, Honor Society® provides an inclusive framework for all members, regardless of their recognition tier.
Having recognition tiers is a positive for Honor Society® for several reasons. Firstly, it provides a clear benchmark for students to aim for and rewards them for their hard work and academic excellence. Secondly, it allows Honor Society® to celebrate the achievements of a diverse range of students, recognizing and valuing their unique strengths and contributions.
Furthermore, Honor Society® recognizes that many factors can impact a student's academic performance, including personal and family circumstances, mental health challenges, and learning differences. By having recognition tiers, Honor Society® can acknowledge the achievements of all students, even those who may not have a perfect GPA, and provide them with the support and resources they need to succeed.
In summary, Honor Society's recognition tiers provide a way to celebrate and value the unique achievements of all members, while providing a clear benchmark for students to strive for. By creating an inclusive framework for all members, Honor Society® promotes excellence, diversity, and support, helping each member to reach their full potential.