Crestview Pathway to Valedictorian

Crestview Pathway to Valedictorian beginning with the Class of 2022


Crestview Local School District recognizes academic excellence and the motivation and dedication that is required of students who pursue a rigorous academic curriculum. A candidate for Valedictorian/Salutatorian exemplifies qualities of a student who pursues an education which is challenging and results in high achievement by the individual.

Any student wishing to be eligible for the honor of Valedictorian/Salutatorian must follow guidelines outlined in the Crestview Board of Education policy and the Crestview Student Handbook along with completing the following:


  • Enroll in all Accelerated/college preparatory class options that are available

  • Be enrolled in Crestview Local School district for grades 11 and 12

  • Meet the criteria for a Diploma with Honors as outlined by the Ohio Department of Education

  • Enroll in a minimum of one Crestview Advanced Placement, or College Credit Plus course (at Crestview or off-site) and receive/earn eligibility for college credit. (the AP exam must be passed with a minimum score of 3)

  • Complete application for consideration of Valedictorian/Salutatorian status by the end of their Junior year

  • Earn the highest cumulative seventh semester GPA in the graduating class. 4.0 is the maximum GPA

  • Salutatorian will meet the Pathway to Valedictorian requirements with the second-highest grade point average in the graduating class