Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from the school or to participate in graduation activities and ceremonies, a student must be eligible for the diploma or certificate and be free of pending major disciplinary action.


Credit Standard

Students are required to attend eight semesters of high school in 9th through 12th grades and complete a minimum of 51 semester credits for graduation. These 51 credits must satisfy the specific departmental requirements described below:

Department Credits

  • 8 Language Arts
  • 6 Math
  • 7 Social Studies
  • 6 Science
  • 13 Non-Departmental Electives
  • 1 Health
  • 4 Fine/Performing Arts
  • 2 Technology
  • 4 Foreign Language
  • 2 College Preparatory (1 TOEFL, 1 SAT/ACT)

Grades

Academic standards are high at GPA, and new students may find that expectations are higher than at their previous schools. The grading scale at GPA is as follows:

PercentageLetterGPA
97~100A+4.33
93~96.9A4.00
90~92.9A-3.67
87~89.9B+3.33
83~86.9B3.00
80~82.9B-2.67
77~79.9C+2.33
73~76.9C2.00
70~72.9C-1.67
67~69.9D+1.33
63~66.9D1.00
60~62.9D-0.67
0~59.9F0.00