Julie PizonA – E Adriana StrazzantiF – K Lynsey Eick L – Q Jaime CaminoR – V Shawn DumannW - Z
CREDITS 21 Credits are required for graduation from BHS 5Credits are required to become a sophomore 10Credits ““““junior 15Credits ““““senior
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Language Arts4 ½units Mathematics4units Science3units Social Studies3units Health½units Physical Education½units Electives5 ½units One Elective unit must include coursework in Fine Arts.
ELIGIBILITY Students must have received passing grades in a minimum of five one-credit courses or the equivalent. Ninth grade students must maintain a GPA of a 1.8 Tenth-twelfth grades must maintain a GPA of a 2.0 All requirements must be made in the grading period immediately preceding the activity in which the student is participating.
THE GRADING SCALE THERE IS NO FINAL GRADE, RATHER A DISTINCTION OF “CREDIT/NO CREDIT” Semester Grades will still be issued Letter Mark PERCENTAGE A+97 – 100 A93 – 96.9 A-90 – 92.9 B+87 – 89.9 B83 – 86.9 B-80 – 82.9 C+77 – 79.9 C73 – 76.9 C-70 – 72.9 D+67 – 69.9 D63 – 66.9 D-60 – 62.9 FBelow 60
SEMESTER COURSES Credit will be awarded when the student has earned BOTH a passing GPA (.70) for the course and two passing grades for the semester. Q1C2.040%.80 Q2C-1.740%.68 E1F020%0 GPA1.48 CREDIT AWARDED EXAMPLE Convert letter grades into GPA # for the calculation Q1 (.40) + Q2 (.40) + E1 (.20) = Semester Grade Credit/No Credit
THE GRADING SCALE Q1A-3.740%1.48 Q2A4.040%1.60 E1C-1.720%.34 GPA3.42 CREDIT AWARDED Q1F040%0 Q2D1.040%.40 E1D1.020%.20 GPA.60 NO CREDIT AWARDED EXAMPLE Convert letter grades into GPA # for the calculation Q1 (.40) + Q2 (.40) + E1 (.20) = Semester Grade Credit/No Credit NEEDS a.70 GPA
THE GRADING SCALE FULL YEAR COURSE: Credit will be awarded when the student has earned BOTH a passing GPA (.70) for the course and two passing grades in the second semester.
THE GRADING SCALE Here is the calculation process for a year long class: Q1 (20%)+Q2 (20%)+E1(10%)+Q3 (20%)+Q4 (20%)+E2 (10%) = Credit/No Credit Q1F020%0 Q2D-.7020%.14 E1F010%0 Q3D1.020%.2 Q4D1.020%.2 E2D1.010%.1 GPA.64 NO CREDIT AWARDED NEEDS a.70 GPA
THE GRADING SCALE Q1C220%.40 Q2B-2.720%.54 E1C-1.710%.17 Q3D1.020%.2 Q4F020%0 E2F010%0 GPA1.31 NO CREDIT AWARDED Q1F020%0 Q2F020%.0 E1F010%0 Q3D1.020%.2 Q4C-1.720%.34 E2D1.010%.1 GPA.64 NO CREDIT AWARDED EXAMPLES: NEEDS a.70 GPANEEDS TWO PASSING GRADES IN SECOND SEMESTER
WHAT IS A GPA? Grade Point Average –noun Education. a measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of course work taken. AT BHS THE CUMULATIVE GPA IS ONLY COMPUTED AT THE SEMESTER. JANUARY/JUNE
HONORS DIPLOMA CRITERIA Must meet seven of the eight 1. Four units of English 2. Four units of Mathematics at least Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry and another high level course or a four-year sequence of courses that contain equivalent content 3. Four units of Science including Physics and Chemistry 4. Four units of Social Studies 5. Three units of one Foreign Language or two units each of two Foreign Languages 6. One unit Fine Arts 7. Maintain a GPA of a 3.5 UNWEIGHTED 8. Obtain a composite score of 27 on the ACT or an equivalent composite score on the 1210 SAT
ACADEMIC AWARDS Summa Cum Laude3.75 – 4.0 + GPAHighest Praise Magna Cum Laude3.5 – 3.749 GPAGreat Praise Cum Laude3.0 – 3.499 GPAPraise AT GRADUATION THE TOP TEN SCHOLARS OF THE CLASS ARE RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.
TRANSCRIPT [tran-skript] –noun - an official report supplied by a school on the record of an individual student, listing subjects studied, grades received, etc. Courses taken Grades (semester only) Grade Point Average Class Rank Credits Earned Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) Scores College Entrance Exam Scores – ACT, SAT Attendance/Tardies
WHEN APPLYING TO COLLEGE KEEP OUT OF TROUBLE!!! IT COULD IMPACT YOUR FUTURE, EVEN AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Information Taken from the Common Application Used for the college application process.
LONG TERM GOALS Medina County Career Center Post Secondary Enrollment Options College Technical School Military Apprenticeship