In addition to the daily interaction where teachers commend students for their effort, improvement, and outstanding performance, the School formally recognizes academic excellence in the following ways.
Quarter Honor Rolls
A Honor Roll: Students must have no grade below A-. Privilege: A one-day holiday from school during the following marking period.
B Honor Roll: Students must have no grade below B-. Privilege: A one-day holiday from school after two successive marking periods of “B” Honor Roll.
A student must be at Webb for two years of high school to be eligible for graduation honors.
Summa Cum Laude
: A student whose GPA for all years in high school is 4.3 or higher will graduate Summa Cum Laude.
Magna Cum Laude: A student whose GPA for all years in high school is between 4.0 and 4.29 will graduate Magna Cum Laude.
Cum Laude: A student whose GPA for all years in high school is between 3.7 and 3.99 will graduate Cum Laude.
Cum Laude Society
This nationally recognized society was founded in 1906. It is one of the highest distinctions a junior or senior in high school can attain, and no more than ten percent of the students in those classes may be inducted annually.
National Honor Society
Students elected to this society have, in the view of the faculty and administration, exhibited the qualities of citizenship, service, scholarship, and leadership. Students may be elected in their sophomore, junior, or senior years.
The Webb School uses the following grade scale when assessing graded schoolwork.
98-100 A+ 4.3
93-97 A 4.00
90-92 A- 3.7
87-89 B+ 3.3
83-86 B 3.00
80-82 B- 2.7
77-79 C+ 2.3
73-76 C 2.00
70-72 C- 1.7
67-69 D+ 1.3
63-66 D 1.00
60-62 D- 0.7
0-59 F 0