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West Point Classes : 2012 Profile

Class of 2012
Class Profile


Volume of Applicants
                                 Men   Women   Total
Applicant Files Started         8,075  2,058   10,133 
Nominated                       2,952    529    3,481  
Qualified (academically
& in physical aptitude)         1,660    284    1,944  
Admitted                        1,097    195    1,292
Rank in High School Class
First Fifth     68%
Second Fifth    23%
Third Fifth      8%
Fourth Fifth     1%
Bottom Fifth     0%
American College Testing (ACT) Assessment Program Scores*
Range    Eng    Math   Sci Reas   Read
31-36  31%  25%   19%    46%
26-30  43%  58%   46%    41%
21-25  24%  16%   33%    13%
16-20   2%   1%    2%     0%
11-15   0%   0%    0%     0%
Mean      28      28       27       30
College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Scores*
Range       Verbal    Math
700-800      18%       22%
600-699      48%       57%
500-599      31%       20%
400-499       3%        1%
300-399       0%        0%
Mean         626       648
  
*Includes only scores used as a basis for admission.
Academic Honors
Class Valedictorians............................  60 
Class Salutatorians.............................  42 
National Merit Scholarship Recognition.......... 198 
National Honor Society.......................... 737
Activities
Boys/Girls State Delegate....................... 182    
Class President or Student Body President....... 222   
School Publication Staff
  School Paper Editor, Co-Editor of Staff....... 125   
  Yearbook Editor or Co-Editor..................  79  
Debating........................................ 180   
Dramatics....................................... 128   
Scouting Participants........................... 509  
  Eagle Scout (men) or Gold Award (women)....... 195   
Varsity Athletics.............................. 1278
  Letter Winner................................ 1108 
  Team Captain.................................. 708
Combat Veterans............................... 27