SENIOR FINAL EXAM EXEMPTION CRITERIA

2016-2017

 

 

 

The following exam exemption policy applies to SENIORS ONLY.   If you have a senior who meets the exemption criteria, the student receives an X for the exam in FOCUS.  This policy excludes Dual Enrollment, AP, IB, or AICE Exams.

 

Seniors who meet the following criteria are exempt from final exams:

 

  • Only seniors can waive second semester exams.

 

  • Student must have an A or B average in the class for second semester.

 

  • Student must be at no risk of losing credit for the class for which the exam is being exempted.

 

  • Student must have no external suspensions during semester 2.

 

  • Student must have less than 9 absences per quarter (3 tardies equal 1 absence).

 

  • Advanced Placement, IB, AICE, and Dual Credit exams must be administered. No exemptions can be given for these courses.

 

  • When an exam is waived, the two nine-week grades for second semester will be averaged to obtain a semester average for the course.

 

Only those seniors who meet the criteria as stated above will be exempt from exams at the end of second semester.