• Grading Scale

     

     

    LETTER GRADE

     

     

    NUMBER RANGE

     

     

    HCPS COURSES

     

     

    DE/AP COURSES

    A +

    100-97

    4.0

    5.0

    A

    96-93

    4.0

    5.0

    A-

    92-90

    3.7

    4.7

    B+

    89-87

    3.3

    4.3

    B

    86-83

    3.0

    4.0

    B-

    82-80

    2.7

    3.7

    C+

    79-77

    2.3

    3.3

    C

    76-73

    2.0

    3.0

    C-

    72-70

    1.7

    2.7

    D+

    69-68

    1.3

    2.3

    D

    67-66

    1.0

    2.0

    D-

    65-60

    .7

    1.7

    F

    59-0

    0

    0

    Promotion Policies
    Promotion to the next grade is based on the total cumulative number (units) of credits earned by a student at the end of the school year. They are:
    From Grade 9 – 10 :  6 Credits
    From Grade 10 – 11 : 12 Credits
    From Grade 11 – 12 : 17 Credits and eligible to graduate at the end of the school year or in summer school.

     

    Report Cards
    All interim progress and report cards will be sent to parents by e-mail. Therefore, all parents and guardians must have completed the InfoSnap procedures for student enrollment.

     

    Repeating a Course
    Students who repeat a class to improve a grade shall only have the highest grade recorded; however, all attempts shall be indicated and remain part of a student’s transcript.

     

    Grades Removal Notification
    This notice is to inform parents of rising ninth-grade students that, according to Standards of Accreditation 8VAC-20-131-90, they have the right to have their child’s grade omitted from his/her transcript for the high school credit courses in which their child was enrolled during their eighth grade year. These include Algebra I, Spanish I, and French I. Should parents/guardians choose to omit their student’s grade, the student will not receive credit for the course. To have a child’s grade expunged, parents should submit a written request to the principal of the high school where the student will attend prior to the opening day of school.

     

    Test Records
    Parents have the right to have their child’s test score omitted from his/her transcript for the high school credit course. Should parents choose to omit the test record from the transcript, the parents should submit a written request to the principal of the high school where the student attends. Questions concerning this option should be directed to a child’s counselor.