Oklahoma Academic Scholars receive a certificate of recognition from the State Board of Education and the local high school, a gold seal affixed to their diploma, and the honor recorded on their official transcript.
Requirements for Recognition as an Oklahoma Academic Scholar
Graduating seniors who meet all of the requirements listed below shall be recognized by the local school district and the State Board of Education as an Oklahoma Academic Scholar:
Accumulate over Grades 9, 10, 11 and the first semester of Grade 12, a minimum grade point average of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale or be in the top 10% of their class.
Complete (or will complete) the curricular requirements for a standard diploma.
Achieve a 27 composite score on the ACT or 1220 combined reading and mathematics score on the SAT 1. The ACT or SAT 1 must have been taken on a national test date.