Semester Exams

Exemption Policy

I. Semester exam exemptions must meet the following criteria:

1) Grade/Absence requirements-

a. Grade of 70 and no absences

b. Grade of 75 and 1 absence

c. Grade of 80 and 2 absences

d. Grade of 85 and 3 absences

e. Grade of 90 and 4 absences

2) No more than one ISS or OSS assignment (length can not exceed 2 days) in the semester of exemption.

3) No AEP assignments for the semester of exemption.

4) No outstanding fines or fees.

5) Dual Credit and Concurrent Enrollment classes are not covered by this policy.

6) This policy applies to both semester and full year classes.

7) Seniors can be exempt from both fall and spring exams. Underclassmen can be exempt from spring exams only.

8) Exemptions will be posted by Monday, Dec. 12 (Fall) and Tuesday, May 17 for seniors (Spring) and Friday, May 19 (Spring) for underclassmen.

9) Minimum grade and absence requirements range from the start of each semester to Dec.12 for the Fall semester and May 19 (May 17 for seniors) for the Spring semester.

10) Any student that exceeds the number of absences, but has a grade that is 90 or higher and has scored Level III on the EOC for that class, can be exempt from the final for that class only.

 

Semester Exam Schedule

First Semester:           Tuesday December 13, 2016
Second Semester        Monday May 22, 2017           
Period 4           8:00 – 10:00
Period 8           10:05 – 12:05

First Semester            Wednesday December 14, 2016    
Second Semester        Tuesday May 23, 2017
Period 3           8:00 – 10:00
Period 7           10:05 – 12:05

First Semester            Thursday December 15, 2016
Second Semester        Wednesday May 24, 2017

(Senior Exams for Periods 2 and 6 will be given on Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Period 2           8:00 – 10:00
Period 6           10:05 – 12:05

First Semester            Friday December 16, 2016
Second Semester        Thursday May 25, 2017
(Senior Exams for Periods 1 and 5 will be given on Friday, May 19, 2017)
Period 1           8:00 – 10:00
Period 5           10:05 – 12:05

Students will not be allowed to leave early on exam days unless the student is exempt. All non-exempt students will be released at 12:05. Any student wishing to eat lunch may remain for lunch and then leave afterwards or wait for buses to run at normal times. Any student that misses the scheduled exam date due for any reason will not be allowed to make up his/her test during other testing times. Make up times will be Friday, December 16 at 1:00 PM for the first semester and Thursday, May 25 at 1:00 PM for the second semester. If the last exam day or more than one exam day is missed, the student will be required to make up his/her exam on January 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM for the first semester and Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 8:00 AM for the second semester.

 

Exams will not be given early for any reason.