Homeschool Idaho offers gold honor cords for Magna Cum Laude Scholars and white honor cords for Summa Cum Laude Scholars.
Honor Cord Qualification & Validation
Honor Cords may only be worn by graduates whose test scores have been validated by Homeschool Idaho.
Student must have qualifying scores at least once as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior on one of these approved tests, and must submit those scores to Homeschool Idaho for verification, in order to be eligible to wear honor cords.
- IOWA Complete Assessment, taken through Homeschool Idaho or another testing provider
Please submit test results for verification to Homeschool Idaho via email at info@homeschoolIdaho.org or by mail to:
PO Box 45062, Boise, ID 83711 by March 1 to qualify for honor cords.
Qualifications for Gold Honor Cords
Gold honor cords are awarded to graduates who have achieved one or more of the following test scores in 10th to 12th grade:
IOWA Test: a complete composite score of 80th percentile or higher
ACT: score of 26 or higher
SAT: score of 1250 or higher
These students are designated as Magna Cum Laude Scholars.
Qualifications for White Honor Cords
White honor cords are awarded to graduates who have achieved one or more of the following test scores in 10th to 12th grade students:
IOWA Test: a complete composite score of 90th percentile or higher
ACT: score of 29 or higher
SAT: score of 1350 or higher
These students are designated as both Magna Cum Laude, and Summa Cum Laude Scholars, and are entitled to wear both gold and white honor cords. Graduates who qualify for white honor cords usually wear both gold and white cords since they qualify for both. Please plan accordingly when ordering.
If you know that your student has already qualified for honor cords, you may order when you pay the initial graduation fees. If you should need to add honor cords at a later date, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.