*Board of Education
Regulations require that courses taken below the ninth grade level which are
identified as 9th or above, plus all other courses classified as 9th-12th
grades be included in determination of the final GPA.
students are ranked at the end of the first semester.
*Final exams are
scheduled on the last two days of school. However, seniors will be given exams
two days prior to the regular exam days. Full day attendance will be required
for all students on senior exam days. Senior activities will be scheduled
during the afternoon of the regular exam days.
*Students who complete graduation requirements in summer school will retain
their previously determined class rank.
completing all requirements at the end of the spring semester are eligible for
the academic honor of valedictorian or salutatorian.
*Rank in class will
be determined by assigning a numerical value to the letter grade on which a
unit or fractional unit of credit is based in each course.
*The division will
provide opportunities for all eligible students to take advancement placement and
dual enrollment courses (college courses taken by high school students) for the
purpose of establishing final GPA class rank for seniors.
semester (term) grades for each course attempted will be used in the
computation of the GPA.
*If a student
repeats a failed or passed subject, both grades will be used in computing the
GPA. *However, the student may only earn credit once for the course.
If a combination of
circumstances should produce an ranking which the school principal deems to be
unfair, a committee comprised of the following would act to correct the
the school principal,
the school guidance counselor,
the director of instruction,
the director of secondary education, and
one member pointed by the division superintendent.
In comparison of
rank in class, all final ranks shall be calculated at three decimal places
(.000) and rounded to two decimal places (.00.) Rank, except for ties, will
reflect the number of students at and above a given rank.
Graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.30 and
above will be considered as honor students.
LETTER QUALITY POINTS USED TO COMPUTE GRADE
POINT AVERAGE AND RANK IN CLASS
For all courses except approved advanced
placement courses, for computing grade-point average and rank-in-class, the
following Letter Scale is used: