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  • What are the requirements to be an NC Scholar

    Posted by Student Services on 8/27/2021
    • Students who receive the NC Scholars Honor must have a 3.5 unweighted GPA.
    • In addition, they must fulfill certain course requirements that were listed on your credit review sheet you received during your spring Junior Meeting/Registration last year.
    • Students potentially eligible for NC Scholars should
      see their counselors if they have questions.
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  • What courses do I have to take to graduate?

    Posted by Student Services on 8/27/2021

    Students who entered ninth grade for the first time in 2014-2015 must pass the following courses and earn at least 26 credits:

    Four sequential English credits which shall be:

    • Starting with English I
    • English II
    • English III
    • English IV

    Four Mathematics credits which shall be:

    • NC Math 1, 2, and 3 and a fourth mathematics course to be aligned with the student’s post high school plans

    Three Science credits which shall be:

    • a physical science course
    • Biology
    • an earth/environmental science course

    Four Social Studies credits which shall be:

    • a founding principles course which shall be either:
      • American History: Founding Principles, Civics and Economics
      • Founding Principles of the United States of America and North Carolina: Civic Literacy
    • American history courses which shall be either:
      • American History I and American History II
      • American History I or II and another Social Studies course
      • American History and another Social Studies course
    • World History

    One Health and Physical Education credit:

    • Students are required to successfully complete CPR instruction to meet Healthful Living Essential Standards as a requirement for high school graduation.

    Two Elective credits of any combination from either:

    • Career and Technical Education (CTE) or
    • Arts Education or
    • World Language

    Eight elective credits from the following (four-course concentration recommended):

    • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
    • ROTC
    • Arts Education (e.g., dance, music, theater arts, visual arts)
    • Any other subject area or cross-disciplinary courses (e.g., mathematics, science, social studies, English and dual enrollment courses)
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  • What are the GPA requirements to be an honors graduate?

    Posted by Jennifer Ciaccio on 8/17/2020
    • Summa Cum Laude: weighted GPA 4.25 or higher
    • Magna Cum Laude: weighted GPA 4.0 - 4.249
    • Cum Laude: weighted GPA 3.75 – 3.99

    NC Scholar: unweighted GPA 3.5 and specific courses

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