File: LC-I05
ACADEMIC LOAD, GRADE LEVEL CLASSIFICATION CREDITS, GRADING SCALES, AND
GRADING PERIODS
1.
The “academic load” for each student will be defined as the minimum number of courses
and/or credits in/for which a student may enroll annually. The minimum number is six
(6) plus one study hall, provided one is available, otherwise the minimum number is
seven (7). The only exceptions will be a senior who may enroll in five (5) classes with
early release if he/she does not need the sixth course/credit to graduate.
2.
The following numbers of credits and total high school years completed are required for
grade level classification:
Grade Level
Completed
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
3.
Grade
09
10
11
12
No. of Credits
High School Years
0–5
6 – 11
12 – 17
18+
0
1
2
3
The following grading scale will be used:
GRADE
Advanced**
Honors
All others
A
100 – 90
100 – 93
100 – 95
B
89 – 80
92 – 83
94 – 85
C
79 – 70
82 – 73
84 – 75
D
69 – 60
72 – 66
74 – 70
F
59 – 0
65 - 0
69 - 0
** Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment (Academic & CTE), Governor’s School,
Nursing, & ASE
5.
Lee County Public Schools are on Quarter (nine week) grading periods.
6.
Progress reports will be sent home the middle of each grading period, or more often as
needed.
Adopted:
Amended:
Amended:
Amended:
Amended:
April 11, 2005
March 12, 2007
February 10, 2009
July 22, 2010
November 2015
LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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Academic Load, Grade Level Classification by Credits, Grading