UIL releases realignment cutoff numbers, Longview to drop to 5A


TYLER, Texas (KETK) – UIL released its 2020-2022 reclassification cutoff number Tuesday morning to show what classification numbers will look like for the next two academic years.

Based on the snapshot enrollment numbers provided by each UIL sanctioned school in the State of Texas, a number of changes can be anticipated in the upcoming realignment on February 3.

There will be several schools dropping down, the most noteworthy being that the Longview Lobos will be a 5A school for the next two years after four seasons in the highest classification.

Lindale will go from 5A Division 2 to 4A Division I, while Carthage and Van will drop from 4A Division 1 to 4A Division 2 creating a shuffle in the district of doom.

Frankston will be moving down from 3A Division 2 to 2A Division 1.

On the other hand, Grapeland will move up to 2A Division 1.

Editor’s Note: The numbers provided by the schools are not official until February when the realignment numbers are finalized.

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