A Typical 10th Grade Schedule:
Understanding Your Transcript
1. Your transcript is a complete record of your four years in high school. It includes all courses you have taken, the final grade in each course, courses you are currently taking, your grade point average (GPA), class rank, and your attendance record.
2. Transcripts are used by colleges, scholarship committees, and employers to get a picture of the type of student you are. An impression is formed by looking at your grades, the types of classes you took and your attendance. Your transcript is extremely important. Work hard so your transcript will reflect the best YOU possible.
3. Grade Point Average (GPA): Your GPA is the total quality points earned divided by the total number of attempted credits. Both weighted (extra points from honors and AP classes) and unweighted (standard class scale) grade point averages are reported on your transcript. Grade point averages are calculated and rounded off to four decimal places.
4. Class Rank: Students are ranked within their class from the highest GPA to the lowest GPA using the cumulative weighted grades. Class ranks are given in terms of position in rank to the total class population. For example, Brandy's class rank is 65/360. Therefore, Brandy's rank is 65th from the top of a class of 360 students.
Continue your Academic Success:
1. Challenge yourself by taking prerequisite courses needed for future Advanced Placement Courses.
2. Focus on getting your GPA as high as possible.
3. Take a challenging course load.
4. Ask if you are eligible to take the PSAT as a sophomore.
5. Create a profile through CFNC.ORG. This profile will help you keep track of all your activities.
6. Become involved. It's important to volunteer, be a part of clubs and the community. This will help you when applying to colleges.
7. Begin to visit colleges, it's never too early to start!
Reminder: You must pass 3 out of 4 classes. At the end of each school year, you must have enough credits to move up to the next grade level. Do not miss more than 13 days of school in one semester. By your junior year, consider registering with NCAA Clearinghouse if you are interested in playing sports in college.
Continue to Communicate with your Teachers
Promotion requirements from 10th to 11th Grade:
You must earn 13 credits
SAT & ACT
Please begin to plan to take the SAT or ACT. Please click the above link for more information.