CALIFORNIA DISTRICT TO STOP RANKING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

In addition to eliminating class rankings, the new system will slash the weighted grades on some honors classes, including advanced music classes and freshman and sophomore English and math.

Ritts said the change will bring district schools closer to the grading systems used by admissions officials at the University of California The University of California has a combined student body of more than 191,000 students, over 1,340,000 living alumni, and a combined systemwide and campus endowment of just over $7.3 billion (8th largest in the United States).