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Graduation Requirements

Detroit Cristo Rey

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

English

5.0 Credits

 

        English 9 and Language Arts 9 (2.0 credits)

        English 10

        English 11

        English 12 or AP English Literature

 

 

 

Mathematics

4.0  Credits

 

·        9th - Algebra 1 (2 hours, 1 credit)

·        10th - Geometry

·        11th - Algebra 2

·        12th - Senior-Year Math

 

 

Science

4.0  Credits

 

·        9th - Biology

·        10th - Chemistry

·        11th – Physics

·        12th - Senior-Year Science

 

 

Social Studies

3.0  Credits

 

·        10th - World History

·        11th - US History or AP US History 

·        12th - Government (.5)/Economics (.5)

 

 

World Language - Latin

3.0 Credits

 

    Latin 9, Latin 10, and Latin 11

 

 

Theology

4.0 Credits

 

      Theology 9, 10, 11, and 12

 

 

 

Visual, Applied, or

Performing Arts

1.0 Credit

 

    Visual, Performing, Applied Arts

 

 

Physical Education and Health

1.0 Credit

 

 Physical Education (.5)  and Health (.5)

 

 

College Readiness

 

 

 

2.5  Credits

·      9th (.5) and 10th (.5)

·      11th (1.0)

·      12th (.5)

 

Corporate Work Study

4.0 Credits

 

 

 

Electives

3.5 Credits

 

 

 

35 Credits to Graduate

 

 

 

 

Total 35 (+) Minimum academic requirements for graduation

*A credit is defined as a full year course, meeting the equivalent of four days a week for 50 minutes.

 

Successful completion of Corporate Work Study (CWSP) is required of every student each school year in order to earn one credit per year and remain a student at Detroit Cristo Rey.

 

Each student must complete a total of 40 hours of community service (over four years of high school) in order to graduate.

 

Senior Requirements

Seniors that fail any class (during senior year) and/or have not fulfilled their credit requirements will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.  

 

Students who owe tuition, lost books, missed workdays, have late fees, detentions, or other such requirements will not participate in Prom or Graduation.  They will not receive a report card, transcript or diploma until all requirements are met. Any student who presents disciplinary problems at the end of the year may not be permitted to participate in graduation.

 

Valedictorian Requirements

In order to be considered for the honor of being the class Valedictorian a student must have completed a minimum of three complete years at Detroit Cristo Rey.  She/he must have the top GPA in the senior class.

 

Letter Grade

%

Quality Points

Quality Points

AP and Honors Classes

A

93-100

4.0

4.5

A-

90-92

3.7

4.2

B+

87-89

3.3

3.8

B

83-86

3.0

3.5

B-

80-82

2.7

3.2

C+

77-79

2.3

2.8

C

73-76

2.0

2.5

C-

70-72

1.7

2.2

D+

67-69

1.3

1.3

D

63-66

1.0

1.0

D-

60-62

.7

.7

F

0-59

0.0

0.0

 

Grading Scale:  Please note that this is the standard grading scale for the school

 

Eligibility

Students must maintain a satisfactory academic performance to be eligible for participation in sports and other extracurricular activities. Any student that has an F or more than two D’s, is ineligible to participate in any Extracurricular activity (including sports teams/practices, or clubs) until the situation is corrected with the teacher(s) and verified by the coach and/or Athletic director. 

 

If a student is ineligible but part of an athletic team, they may practice with the team but cannot play in any games. If a student is ineligible but part of an organized student activity club, they will be subject to restrictions outlined in the club charter which may include limited attendance at meetings, revoking voting privileges, rescinding performance rights, etc.  If a student is ineligible he/she may not be allowed to participate in special work events this includes parties, shows, etc.

 

Academic Probation

Any student earning less than a 1.7 G.P.A. at the end of freshman year will be placed on academic probation.  The student is expected to improve by the end of their sophomore year.

 

Honor Roll

Honor Roll is posted at the end of the first and third quarters and at the end of each semester and is based upon individual grades for that marking period:

Principal’s List                      No grade lower than A-

First Honors                           No grades lower than B+

Second Honors                        No grades lower than B-

3.0 Awards                              Maintained a 3.0 but did not earn any honors recognition

Perfect Attendance                  No absences for the entire semester

Conduct Award                       No detention or suspension in the period entire semester

 

Academic Assistance

Academic Assistance is available to all interested students from Monday through Thursday during the school day and EC period.  This program provides students with study and homework time, as well as opportunities for tutoring and study skills help.  At times students may be required to attend mandatory tutoring sessions – during or after the academic class day.

 

Academic Evaluation - Students will receive eight different grade reports throughout the course of the year.  Parents may regularly view their student’s grades on-line.