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Academic grading

Report cards are issued four times a year, using letter grades which have been determined from a numeric average.
In addition to the College Preparatory courses offered, Advanced Placement and Honors courses are offered in some subjects. The following chart indicates the Quality Points received:

Grade

 

Quality Points

Numeric

Letter

 

Regular

Honors

A.P.

100-95

      A

4.00

4.50

5.00

94-90

      A-

3.67

4.17

4.67

89-87

      B+

3.33

3.83

4.33

86-83

      B

3.00

3.50

4.00

82-80

      B-

2.67

3.17

3.67

79-77

      C+

2.33

2.83

3.33

76-73

      C

2.00

2.50

3.00

72-70

      C-

1.67

2.17

2.67

69-67

      D+

1.33

1.83

2.33

66-63

      D

1.00

1.50

2.00

62-60

      D-

0.67

1.17

1.67

59-0

      F

0

0

0

graduation requirements

Graduation requires a total of 25.5 credits beginning in Grade 9. A credit is a year's work in a subject meeting 6, 7, or 8 times in a cycle accompanied by home assignments. In addition, over four years students are required to complete one hundred hours (25 hours per year) of service outside of school to fulfill graduation requirements.

 

Subject

Credits

Subject

Credits

Theology

4

World History

1

English (1 in U.S. Literature)

4

U.S. History

2

Mathematics

3

Science (Physical Science & Biology)

3

World Language (same language)

3

Physical Education
Health

1
0.5

Fine Arts

1

Electives

3

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