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West Point Classes : 2006 Profile

Class of 2006
Class Profile


Volume of Applicants
                                 Men   Women
Applicant Files Started....... 8,514   2,330
Nominated..................... 3,233     586
Qualified..................... 1,576     290
   (academically, and in physical aptitude)
Admitted......................   999     198
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth...... 74%
Second Fifth..... 20%
Third Fifth......  5%
Fourth Fifth.....  1%
Bottom Fifth.....  0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range    Eng    Math   Sci Reas   Read
31-36    18%    26%    21%        42%
26-30    52%    57%    44%        43%
21-25    28%    16%    33%        14%
16-20     2%     1%     2%         1%
11-15     0%     0%     0%         0%
Mean     28     28     27         30
College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores*
Range       Verbal    Math
700-800        15%     24%
600-699        50%     57%
500-599        33%     18%
400-499         2%      1%
300-399         0%      0%
Mean          626     649
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians..............................  72
Class Salutatorians...............................  49
National Merit Scholarship Recognition............ 190
National Honor Society............................ 748
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate.......................   237
Class President or Student Body President.......   233
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff.......   174
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..................   120
Debating........................................   166
Dramatics.......................................   174
Scouting Participants...........................   575
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women).......   151
Varsity Athletics
  Letter Winner................................. 1,038
  Team Captain..................................   712
Geographical Distribution
The Class of 2006 includes cadets appointed by Congress from every state in the United States, as well as others appointed from military Service sources. Several international cadets under sponsorship of their respective countries also entered the Class of 2006. The countries represented include Saint Lucia, Costa Rica, Croatia (2), El Salvador, Singapore, Slovenia, Taiwan and Turkey.