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AP Promotion and Graduation Requirements

AP Promotion and Graduation Requirements

Secondary Division:

Grade 10 American Programs (AP) 

In order to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level, a student must meet the following:

1.     a cumulative average score of 65% or above,

2.     no incomplete (I) grades in any subject,

3.     no more than 6 unexcused absences throughout the academic year,

4.     the Active Citizen Project requirements,

5.     the Community Service (CS) requirements, 

6.     the Career Guidance (CG) requirements

7. obtain clearance from the Disciplinary Council.  

 

  • If a student has a failing cumulative average[1], then the deliberation committee[2] will decide whether or not the student is retained or sits for make-up exams in the failing subjects. If the make-up mark is greater than the final exam mark, then it will be used to replace the final exam mark.
  • If a student has a passing cumulative average[3] but is failing one or more subjects, then the deliberation committee will decide whether or not the student has to sit for qualifying   exams in those subjects. The qualifying exam mark will be used to replace the final exam mark.
  • If a student has incomplete grades, then the student must sit for a qualifying exam in that subject or complete a remedial assignment as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If a student fails to meet the non-academic requirements (ACP, CS and CG), then he/she will be requested to complete ACP, CS and CG related work as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If a student exceeds the maximum allowed number of unexcused absences, then he/she will have to complete remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.
  • If a student fails to meet the disciplinary requirement, then he/she will be promoted with disciplinary probation and may be asked to attend counselling sessions as recommended by the school counselor.

 

The school rector reserves the right to override the decision of the deliberation committee where appropriate.

N.B. The make-up and qualifying exams are administered in September of every academic year.

 

 

Grade 11 American Programs (AP) 

In order to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level, a student must meet the following:

1.     a cumulative average score of 65% or above,

2.     no incomplete (I) grades in any subject,

3.     no more than 6 unexcused absences throughout the academic year,

4.     the Active Citizen Project requirements,

5.     the Community Service (CS) requirements, 

6.     the Career Guidance (CG) requirements

7. obtain clearance from the Disciplinary Council.  

 

  • If a student has a failing cumulative average[4], then the deliberation committee[5] will decide whether or not the student is retained or sits for make-up exams in the failing subjects. If the make-up mark is greater than the final exam mark, then it will be used to replace the final exam mark.
  • If a student has a passing cumulative average[6] but is failing one or more subjects, then the deliberation committee will decide whether or not the student has to sit for qualifying   exams in those subjects. The qualifying exam mark will be used to replace the final exam mark.
  • If a student has incomplete grades, then the student must sit for a qualifying exam in that subject or complete a remedial assignment as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If a student fails to meet the non-academic requirements (ACP, CS and CG), then he/she will be requested to complete ACP, CS and CG[7] related work as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If a student exceeds the maximum allowed number of unexcused absences, then he/she will have to complete remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.
  • If a student fails to meet the disciplinary requirement, then he/she will be promoted with disciplinary probation and may be asked to attend counselling sessions as recommended by the school counselor.

 

The school rector reserves the right to override the decision of the deliberation committee where appropriate.

N.B. The make-up and qualifying exams are administered in September of every academic year.

 

Grade 12 American Programs (AP) 

In order to be eligible for graduation, a student must meet the following:

1.     a cumulative average score of 65% or above,

2.     no incomplete (I) grades in any subject,

3.     no more than 6 unexcused absences throughout the academic year,

4.     the Active Citizen Project requirements,

5.     the Community Service (CS) requirements, 

6.     the Career Guidance (CG) requirements,

7.     complete the senior project (SP), and 

8.     obtain clearance from the Disciplinary Council. 

 

  • If a student has a failing cumulative average[8], then the deliberation committee[9] will decide whether or not the student is retained or sits for make-up exams or has to complete remedial work in the failing subjects. 
  • If a student has incomplete grades, then the student must sit for a qualifying exam in that subject or complete a remedial assignment as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If the student fails to meet the non-academic requirements (ACP, CS, CG and SP), then he/she will be requested to complete ACP, CS, CG[10] or SP related work as recommended by the deliberation committee. 
  • If a student exceeds the maximum allowed number of unexcused absences, then he/she will have to complete remedial work as recommended by the deliberation committee.

If a student fails to meet the disciplinary requirement, then he/she will not be eligible to participate in the commencement exercises.The school rector reserves the right to override the decision of the deliberation committee where appropriate.

N.B. The make-up and qualifying exams are administered in May of every academic year.

 

 


 

[1] Failing cumulative average: a cumulative average less than 65%

[2] Deliberation committee: A committee which includes all the teachers of the class, the head of division & the supervisor

[3] Passing cumulative average: a cumulative average greater than or equal to 65%

[4] Failing cumulative average: a cumulative average less than 65%

[5] Deliberation committee: A committee which includes all the teachers of the class, the head of division & the supervisor

[6] Passing cumulative average: a cumulative average greater or equal to 65%

[7] CG related work: Since the SAT 1 & 2 scores are required by the Equivalency Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Education, the school will inform and encourage students to sit for the SAT 1 & 2 tests. 

[8] Failing cumulative average: a cumulative average less than 65%

[9] Deliberation committee: A committee which includes all the teachers of the class, the head of division & the supervisor

[10] CG related work: Since the SAT 1 & 2 scores are required by the Equivalency Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Education, the school will inform and encourage students to sit for the SAT 1 & 2 tests.