The University Interscholastic League’s bi-annual reclassification and realignment kicked off Tuesday morning, with school enrollment figures and classification cutoff numbers being announced.
District realignments are set to be announced Feb. 3.
Below is a rundown of the latest classification cutoff numbers and division cutoff numbers for football, as well as a look at the enrollment figures of Parker County high schools and where they stand classification-wise.
Classification Cutoff Numbers
Class 1A: 104.9 and below
Class 2A: 105-229
Class 3A: 230-514
Class 4A: 515-1,209
Class 5A: 1,210-2,219
Class 6A: 2,220 and above
Division Cutoff Numbers (Football)
Class 1A, D-II: 59.4 and below
Class 1A, D-I: 59.4-104.9
Class 2A, D-II: 105-165.4
Class 2A, D-I: 165.5-229
Class 3A, D-II: 230-349
Class 3A, D-I: 350-514
Class 4A, D-II: 515-864
Class 4A, D-I: 865-1209
Class 5A, D-II: 1210-1899
Class 5A, D-I: 1900-2219
Class 6A: Class 6A schools will not split into divisions (D-I and D-II) until postseason play, at which point the enrollment numbers of each district’s playoff teams will decide which schools go where.
Parker County Schools (UIL)
Weatherford: Weatherford, which had an enrollment number of 2,311 during the UIL’s previous realignment (2018-20), saw that figure drop to 2,279 for 2020-22, just above the Class 6A cutoff number of 2,200.
The Kangaroos’ football team accrued a 7-4 mark in 2019, finishing as a Class 6A bi-district finalist.
Aledo: Aledo saw a sizable increase in its enrollment figures, jumping more than 100 students (1,738 to 1,859), but still remains well below the threshold for Class 6A.
In regards to football, Aledo (Class 5A, D-II), which is still contending for a state title, will narrowly miss moving up to D-I in Class 5A, which has a minimum cutoff number of 1,900.
Brock: Brock saw a slight enrollment increase from 403 to 436 and will remain firmly cemented in Class 3A for the time, with the minimum cutoff for Class 4A standing at 515 students.
Brock’s football team, still in the midst of a playoff run, will remain in Class 3A, D-I.
Millsap: Millsap’s enrollment figures largely remained static, moving from 300 to 307, as the school will stay put in Class 3A.
Millsap’s football team, a Class 3A, D-II competitor, will narrowly miss moving to D-I, which carries a minimum cutoff number of 350.
Springtown: Springtown’s enrollment figures jumped 60 students from 981 to 1,041, which keeps the school firmly cemented in Class 4A.
Springtown’s football team, a Class 4A, D-I competitor still in the midst of a playoff run, will also stay put.
Peaster: Peaster saw a noticeable bump in its enrollment figures, moving from 335 to 392, well below the Class 4A minimum cutoff number.
Peaster’s football team, which played an outlaw schedule this year, is set to do the same the next two seasons, with an eye on joining a UIL district during the organization’s 2022-24 realignment.
Poolville: Poolville saw its enrollment numbers slightly decrease from 163 during the previous realignment to 150 this go around, keeping the school securely in Class 2A.
Poolville does not have a football team.
TAPPS Realignment Highlights
Trinity Christian Academy: TCA will remain in Class 4A, with the school’s football team set to continue competing in TAPPS D-III/D-IV, District 1.
Weatherford Christian School: WCS is set to move up from 6-man to 11-man, and will join Willow Park’s TCA in TAPPS D-III/D-IV, District 1 in football.