Graduation Requirements

Minimum GPA
See Diploma Option Chart.

Extracurricular Activities: All students must maintain satisfactory conduct in order to participate in interscholastic, athletic and extra-curricular activities. Eligibility to participate is both an honor and a privilege. To participate in extracurricular interscholastic sports or school clubs, students must maintain an “unweighted” GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Grading scale for 2011/12:

GRADES 6-12
90-100 = A
80 – 86 = B
87 – 89 = B+
70 – 76 = C
77 – 79 = C+
60 – 66 = D
67 – 69 = D+
59 or below = F
Incomplete = I

FOUR YEAR (24 CREDIT) DIPLOMA STANDARD
(College or Career Prep)

Requirements Required
Credits
Additional
Information
English 4
Mathematics 4 Including 1 credit required in Algebra I, a series of courses equivalent to Algebra I, or a higher-level mathematics course.
Science 3 Including 2 credits with a laboratory component
Social
Studies
3 1 credit in World History,1 credit in American History 1/2 credit in Economics and
1/2 credit in American Government
Practical
Arts/Performing Arts
1 1/2 credit Practical Vocation Arts 1/2 credit Vocational Performing Fine Arts (1 full credit in either area may be substituted for 1/2 credit in both)
Health/Life Management Skills .5 1/2 credit
Physical
Education
1 1/2 credit in Personal Fitness 1/2 credit in Physical Education
Foreign
Language
0 (2 credits of the same foreign language are recommended for college entrance)
Vocational/Career 0
Electives 8.5
Total
Credits
24
Computer Competency Completion of one course taken in grades 6-12 or demonstration of competency on a computer test
Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA
FCAT Passing score on the FCAT or alternative assessment if allowed by the State of Florida
Service Learning Hours 40 hours required

THREE YEAR (18 CREDIT) DIPLOMA OPTION
College Preparatory Program

Requirements Required Credits Additional Information
Prerequisites: 2003-2004 high school students who selected this diploma option before July 1, 2004. Parent consent
English 4
Mathematics 3 (The 3 credits must be in Algebra I or higher)
Science 3 Including 2 credits with a laboratory component
Social Studies 3 (Any three social studies courses)
Practical Arts/Performing Arts 0
Health/Life Management Skills 0
Physical Education 0
Foreign Language 2 credits in same foreign language (or demonstrate competency on a state-designated test)
Vocational/Career 0
Electives 3
Total
Credits
18
Computer Competency No requirement
Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA
FCAT Passing score on the FCAT or alternative assessment if allowed by the State of Florida
Service Learning Hours None

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