A = 90-100/ 4 pts.
B = 80-89/ 3 pts.
C = 70-79/ 2 pts.
D = 60-69/ 1 pt.
F = 59 and below/ 0 pt.
GPA distribution chart
Rank is not weighted
The following graduation requirements established by St. Joseph School in compliance with the standards of the Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (ANSAA) and of the Office of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Little Rock. These requirements surpass those of the Arkansas Department of Education.
A minimum of twenty-five (25) units of credit are required for graduation. Listed by area of study, the minimum requirements are:
4 units of Religion
4 units of English
4 units of Mathematics
3 units of Sciences
3 units of Social Studies
1 unit of Computer Science
1 unit of Physical Education
1 unit of Fine Arts
1 unit of Business
3 units of Electives
MINIMUM CORE OF HIGH SCHOOL COURSES RECOMMENDED FOR PREPARATION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION
Research and the experience of students, faculty, and administrators indicate that students taking a solid high school core of courses have better test scores and greater success in institutions of higher education. To increase your chances of success the following minimum core of courses is recommended:
English - 4 units with emphasis on writing skills
Natural Science - 3 units, with labs, chosen from general Biology, Chemistry, or Physics
Mathematics - 4 units including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus
Social Studies - 3 units including U.S. History, World History, Civics (½ unit) and Economics (½ unit)
Foreign Language - 2 units in one foreign language