UIL releases cutoff numbers
The UIL released cutoff numbers for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years last Wednesday, and according to the conference cutoff numbers Atlanta dropped to Class 3A, Division I as expected.
Several other area schools will be moving down in class in regards to football.
Bullard, Brownsboro, Center and Liberty-Eylau dropped from 4A Division I to 4A Division II.
Tatum, Gladewater and Diboll also dropped from 4A Division II to 3A Division I, and both Grand Saline and Quitman dropped from 3A Division I to 3A Division II.
Garrison, Harleton, Como-Pickton and Beckville moved from 3A Division II to 2A Division I, while Simms-James Bowie moves down to 2A Division II from 2A Division I.
The only East Texas schools to move up in classification were Hooks, Crockett and West Rusk who go from 3A Division II to 3A Division I, while Tenaha and Timpson move up from 2A Division II to 2A Division I.
John Tyler and Lufkin also dropped from the ranks of 6A to the new 5A, Division I.
The new district layout will be released in February of 2018.
Class 6A -- 2,150 and above
Class 5A -- 1,100-2,149
Class 4A -- 480-1,099
Class 3A -- 221-479
Class 2A -- 105-220
Class 1A -- 104.9 and below
Class 1A-4A Football Division I and Division II Numbers
1A Division I 59 – 104.9 73 schools
1A Division II 58 and below 69 schools
2A Division I 158 – 220 94 schools
2A Division II 105 – 157 93 schools
3A Division I 319 – 479 106 schools
3A Division II 221 – 318 105 schools
4A Division I 723 – 1,099 93 schools
4A Division II 480 – 722 90 schools