• Evening High School Graduation Requirements

     Graduation

     

    Academics
    Report cards are issued four times a year. The following system is used to report grades shown on the report card. If there are any questions about grades, students and/or parents should contact the specific teacher or appropriate guidance counselor as soon as possible. The following factors may be considered in determining grades: Tests and Quizzes, class assignments, and preparation, homework, participation, daily work habits, and attendance. Students will receive a copy of their teachers' grading policies that will identify the percent each category represents in determining the final grade. Students are encouraged to share this information with their parents. Interim Progress Reports Interim Progress Reports are sent home at the mid-point of each quarter. This is done to keep parents informed of their child's progress and to give the child the opportunity to correct a situation before the close of the quarter. A student whose academic work falls below the level of passing following mid-quarter could receive a failing grade even if the Interim Progress Report was not issued. Graduation Requirements Students must complete the following requirements to earn a Maryland High School Diploma: Take High School Assessments in English 10, Government, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Biology. Attend high school for a minimum of four (4) years; unless on approved option. Complete a student service requirement of 36 hours as designated by the school system; Earn a minimum of 21 credits in grades 9-12, which include: 4 English, 3 Math, Social Studies, 3 Science, 1 Fine Art, 1 Technology Education, 1/2 Physical Education, 1 credit Algebra, 1 credit geometry,1 other math credit, 3 electives and 1/2 health Certificate of Merit A Certificate of Merit is awarded those graduating seniors who:

    Meet all requirements identified above;
    Earn 12 credits of the required 21 credits in advanced courses identified by the school system, and
    Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    Additional course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the below link: Northwestern Evening School Course Descriptions

    Report Cards
    Report cards are issued four times a year. If there are any questions about grades, students and/or parents should contact the specific teacher, or appropriate guidance counselor as soon as possible.

    The following factors may be considered in determining grades; tests and quizzes, class assignments and preparation, homework, participation, daily work habits, and attendance. Students will receive a copy of their teacher's grading policies that will identify the percent each category represents in determing the final grade. Students are encouraged to share this information with their parents.

    Interim Progress Reports
    Interim Progress Reports are sent home at the mid-point of each quarter. This is done to keep parents informed of their child's progress, and to give the child the opportunity to correct a situation before the close of the quarter. A student whose academic work fails below the level of passing following mid-quarter could receive a failing grade, even if the Interim Progress Report was not issued.

    Graduation Requirements
    Students must take High School Assessments in English 10, Government, Algebra 1, Geometry, and Biology, in order to earn a Maryland High School Diploma. They must also attend high school for a minimum of four (4) years (unless on approved option), complete a student service requirement of 36 hours as designated by the school system and earn a minimum of 21 credits in grades 9-12. The following classes satisfy this requirement: 4 English, 3 Math, Social Studies, 3 Science, 1 Fine Art, 1 Technology Education, 1/2 Physical Education, 1 credit Algebra, 1 credit geometry, 1 other math credit, 3 electives and 1/2 Health

    Certificate of Merit.
    Certificate of Merit A Certificate of Merit is awarded those graduating seniors who: Meet all requirements identified above; Earn 12 credits of the required 21 credits in advanced courses identified by the school system, and Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

     

    (Requirement for Evening High School Students)