Florida students entering grade nine may choose from one of four options to earn a standard diploma, BKSE offers a 24-credit program.
1003.4282 Requirements for a standard high school diploma
UNIFORM TRANSFER OF HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS.—Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, if a student transfers to a Florida public high school from out of country, out of state, a private school, or a home education program and the student’s transcript shows a credit in Algebra I, the student must pass the statewide, standardized Algebra I EOC assessment in order to earn a standard high school diploma unless the student earned a comparative score, passed a statewide assessment in Algebra I administered by the transferring entity, or passed the statewide mathematics assessment the transferring entity uses to satisfy the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 20 U.S.C. s. 6301. If a student’s transcript shows a credit in high school reading or English Language Arts II or III, in order to earn a standard high school diploma, the student must take and pass the statewide, standardized grade 10 Reading assessment or, when implemented, the grade 10 ELA assessment, or earn a concordant score. If a transfer student’s transcript shows a final course grade and course credit in Algebra I, Geometry, Biology I, or United States History, the transferring course final grade and credit shall be honored without the student taking the requisite statewide, standardized EOC assessment and without the assessment results constituting 30 percent of the student’s final course grade, i.e. passing the ACT or SAT.
(1) TWENTY-FOUR CREDITS REQUIRED.
CLASS OF 2015 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS ENTERED GRADE 9 IN 2012-15 FOUR YEAR-STANDARD DIPLOMA 24 CREDIT OPTION:
English 3.0 credits
Electives 4.0 credits
Mathematics 4.0 credits (must have Algebra I and Geometry)
Science 3.0 credits (two with lab)
Social Science -World History, American History, Economics, American Gov.-3.0 credits
World History 1.0 credits
American History 1.0 credits
Economics .50 credits and American Government .50 credits
Physical Education with Integration of Health: HOPE, Team Sports I & II, Dance- 4.0
Academic Integrity is one of our core values and one of the most important areas of focus as a learning organization. Students with academic integrity make decisions based on ethics and values that will prepare them to be productive and ethical citizens. Students and parents must agree to this policy when the registration papers are signed. Student must agree to abide by the policies and procedures of BKSE. Included in BKSE policies is the administration of proctored exams. Proctored exams can be requested by teachers at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to work cooperatively with the faculty to schedule and take the exam.
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