Additional Important High School Information



Testing Requirements


Additional graduation requirements are to be phased in over several years beginning with students entering grade 9 in 2010-2011.
Below is a timeline indicating the effective date of requirements for students entering grade 9:














The 2010 revisions to the Florida Secondary School Redesign Act will affect the FCAT Mathematics and FCAT Science. Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, the administration of the grade 9 FCAT Mathematics shall be discontinued. Beginning with the 2011-12 school year, the administrations of the grade 10 FCAT Mathematics and the high school FCAT Science shall be discontinued as the EOC assessments are implemented. The reading FCAT 2.0 continues to serve as a graduation test requirement.











GRADE POINT AVERAGE







Grade point averages (GPA) may be used for any of the reasons listed below.

  • High school graduation
  • Rank in class
  • Eligibility to participate in interscholastic extracurricular activities
  • Academic Recognition Program
  • Placement on the honor roll and/or membership in honor societies
  • College admissions and scholarship competitions

The grade and bonus point values shown in the chart below are used in determining unweighted (without bonus points) and weighted (with bonus points) GPA's.




NOTE: Dual enrollment courses are awarded the equivalent of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or Advanced International Certificate of Education bonus points as required by state statute.