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    SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT      

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109

     

    POLICY

    WEIGHTED GRADES

     

    Courses designated as advanced will be weighted for the purpose of determining class rank. Students enrolled in advanced placement courses will have their grade multiplied by a factor of 1.14. Students enrolled in courses designated as honors will have their grade multiplied by a factor of 1.08. Students enrolled in college preparatory classes will have their grade multiplied by a factor of 1.04. Students taking general courses will have their grade multiplied by a factor of 1.0.  The following courses are to be weighted in determining the class rank of students:

     

    HONORS (1.08 factor)                                                          ADVANCED PLACEMENT (1.14 factor)

     

    ENGLISH

    Honors English (9)                                                                     AP English

    Honors English (10)                                                   

    Honors English (11)

    Honors English (12)

    Honors Journalism

    Honors Mass Media

     

    MATHEMATICS

    Honors Calculus                                                                         AP Statistics

    Honors Geometry                                                                        AP Calculus BC

    Honors Algebra II                                                      

    Algebra III/ Trigonometry                                                     

    Honors Trigonometry 

    Pre-calculus                                        

    Program Languages and Applications

     

    SCIENCE

    Honors Chemistry                                                                     AP Biology

    Honors Physics                                                                         AP Physics                                         

    Human Anatomy and Physiology                                              AP Chemistry

    Honors Biology

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES

    Honors Global Studies                                                              AP U.S. History

    Honors Western Civilization                                                     AP U.S. Government and Politics

    Honors U.S. History  

    Honors Civics Government                                       

    Economics

    Political Science

    Introduction to Humanities

     

    LANGUAGE

    Honors French II                                                                       AP French

    Honors French III                                                                      AP Spanish

    Honors French IV

    Honors Spanish II

    Honors Spanish III

    Honors Spanish IV

     

    BUSINESS

    Accounting II

     

    MUSIC

    Honors Band

    Honors Chorus

     

     

     

     

    Approved by the School Board - January 28, 1985

    Amended by the School Board – June 8, 1987

    Amended by the School Board - May 21, 1990

    Amended by the School Board – June 26, 2006