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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

 

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