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West Point Classes : 2010 Profile

Class of 2010
Class Profile


Volume of Applicants
                                 Men   Women
Applicant Files Started         8,180  2,096	
Nominated                       3,070    573		
Qualified (academically
& in physical aptitude)         1,858    313		
Accepted/offered                1,130    181
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth     71%
Second Fifth    21%
Third Fifth      7%
Fourth Fifth     1%
Bottom Fifth     0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range    Eng    Math   Sci Reas   Read
31-36	 25%	 27%	  21%	   48%
26-30	 54%	 57%	  49%	   41%
21-25	 21%	 15%	  29%	   11%
16-20	  0%	  1%	   1%	    0%
11-15	  0%	  0%	   0%	    0%
Mean     28      28       27       30
College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores*
Range       Verbal    Math
700-800	     21%       24%
600-699	     46%       55%
500-599      30%       20%
400-499	      3%        1%
300-399	      0%        0%
Mean        630       647
  
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians............................  88 
Class Salutatorians.............................  43 
National Merit Scholarship Recognition.......... 237 
National Honor Society.......................... 795
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate....................... 222    
Class President or Student Body President....... 246   
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff....... 145   
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..................  96  
Debating........................................ 177   
Dramatics....................................... 139   
Scouting Participants........................... 544  
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women)....... 225   
Varsity Athletics.............................. 1189
  Letter Winner................................ 1148 
  Team Captain.................................. 780
Geographical Distribution
The Class of 2010, numbering 1,311 new cadets, includes 1,296 United States citizens and 15
international cadets. Cadets were appointed by Congress from every state in the United States,
as well as others appointed from military service sources. The international cadets are from the
countries of Belize, Cameroon, Iraq, Latvia, Malaysia, Maldives (2), Nicaragua (2),
Palau, Peru, Romania, Rwanda, and Thailand (2).