GRADING SCALE

Overview

  • The year is divided into 4 marking periods
  • Report Cards are issued at the end of each marking period
  • The lowest possible passing grade is a 65%

In addition to graduation requirements, students need the following:

  • Complete 60 hours of Community Service (25 Outreach/35 Unspecified) and a final reflection
    (Note: Service hour requirement for classes 2011 and 2012 remains 45 hours)
  • Successfully complete CPR
  • Submit the Senior English Research Paper
  • Attend one mandatory overnight Senior Retreat

Letter Grades & GPA Quality Points

Letter grades have the following equivalents:

A+ A B+ B C+ C D F
100-97% 96-90% 89-87% 86-80% 79-77% 76-70% 69-65% 64-0%
4.00 4.00 3.50 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.00 0.00

honors courses multiply by 1.125

AP courses multiply by 1.25

Honor Roll

Principal's Honor Roll Minimum 94 non-weighted GPA, no grade lower than 92
First Honor Roll Minimum 90 non-weighted GPA, no grade lower than 87
Second Honor Roll Minimum 88 non-weighted GPA, no grade lower than 83

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