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Alta Loma High School believes that students who demonstrate outstanding achievement will be recognized.

Honor Roll - Students who earn commendable Grade Point Averages at the semester are distinguished by either:

Principal’s Honor Roll - 3.5 - 4.0+ overall GPA for first seven semesters with a minimum of four graded classes each semester.  The students receive a gold cord to wear at graduation.

Honor Roll - 3.0 – or higher GPA from second semester of freshman year through first semester of senior year with a minimum of four graded classes each semester.  The students receive a gold tassel to wear at graduation.

Cum Laude Society - (Latin for “with praise”) recognizes those seniors who have maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher with no D’s or F’s in a rigorous college preparatory program through seven semesters of high school.  Members of the society have their names noted in the commencement program, have Cum Laude printed on the diploma and receive a certificate at the Senior Awards Ceremony and wear a gold stole at graduation.

California Scholarship Federation (C.S.F.) – White Cord at graduation
The California Scholarship Federation supports and encourages academic excellence for students during their sophomore, junior and senior years of high school. Students are eligible to qualify beginning with their first sophomore grades. Apply at the beginning of each semester and pay the small membership fee. Applications are available from advisor.  Life members (seal bearers) will have qualified for 4 semesters by the end of their senior year and receive honors at graduation.  100% members will have qualified for all 6 semesters by the end of their senior year and receive the highest honors at graduation.

Students who graduate completing the CSU/UC A-G requirements will receive a blue cord to wear during the graduation ceremony.  The blue cord signifies that the student completed a rigorous sequence of courses designed to prepare him or her for post-secondary education. 

Student of the Month
Each month of the school year a different instructional department chooses outstanding students from each grade level.  A ceremony is held and, each recipient receives a pin.

Academic Regalia
Due to the cost of regalia students who have not purchased their ASB card will have to purchase their academic regalia to wear at graduation (some exceptions, such as the blue cord, apply).