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Thursday, February 2, 2012
UIL realignment by numbers: Cutoffs, moves

By ESPNDallas.com

Here are the attendance cutoffs (with numbers from last realignment) and numbers of schools in each classification for the UIL realignment that was revealed Thursday:

Class 5A: 2,090 and above (2,065 last realignment), 245 schools
Class 4A: 1,005-2,089 (990-2,064 last realignment), 250 schools
Class 3A: 450-1004 (430-989 last realignment), 190 schools
Class 2A: 200-449 (200-429 last realignment), 235 schools
Class 1A: 199 and below (no change), 390 basketball schools, 168 Eleven-Man Football schools, 138 Six-Man Football schools

Here's a look at the classification changes for area schools:

Class 5A
Moved up from 4A: Carrollton R.L. Turner, Denton Ryan, Keller Timber Creek, McKinney, Richardson Pearce, Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath
Elevated by request: South Garland (2,028 enrollment)

Class 4A
New to UIL: Burleson Centennial, Fort Worth Chisholm Trail, Mansfield Lake Ridge
Moved down from 5A: Dallas Samuell, Denton Guyer, Mansfield Legacy, Saginaw
Moved up from 3A: Fort Worth Polytechnic, Lucas Lovejoy, North Forney, Prosper
Elevated by request: Dallas Lincoln (712 enrollment), Fort Worth Dunbar (767 enrollment)

Class 3A
New to UIL: Dallas Hutchins, Dallas Prime Prep Academy
Moved down from 4A: Stephenville
Moved up from 2A: Irving North Hills, Melissa, Krum

Class 2A
Moved down from 3A: Farmersville, Pilot Point
Moved up from 1A: Dallas Faith Family Academy

Class 1A
New to UIL: Arlington Summit International