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Central Davidson High School

2747 NC Hwy 47 | Lexington, NC 27292 phone Phone: 336-357-2920 phone Fax: 336-357-5175
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Graduation Requirements and Grade Information

Davidson County Schools Graduation Requirements

(Class of 2016 and beyond)

 

Content Area

Credits Required

Future Ready Core

English

4

English 1

English 2

English 3

English 4

Mathematics

4

NC Math 1

NC Math 2

NC Math 3

One (1) additional math course

Science

3

Biology

Earth Environmental

One (1) Physical Science

(Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics)

Social Studies

4

World History

American History 1

American History 2

Civics and Economics

Health & Physical Education

1

Health & Physical Education

Electives

12

4 of the credits to complete a cluster

Career/Technical

Fine Arts

Physical Education

Non-required Academics

*Students may complete a concentration in an arts area, JROTC, CTE, or academic area.

Total

28 Credits to Graduate

 

To earn a credit:

1

Pass a course by making a 60% or above

2

Miss no more than 8 days per course

 

Second Language Requirements

2 Credits

Not required for graduation, but a minimum of two (2) credits of the same language are required for admission to the UNC System

Davidson County Schools Promotion Requirements

In order to be promoted from one grade to the next, a student must earn a specified number of credits. The credits below are based on a student having an opportunity to earn 8 credits in a school year.

Promotion to 10th grade - 6 credits

Promotion to 11th grade - 13 credits

Promotion to 12th grade - 20 credits

 

 

Grading Scale

 

100-90   A   (4 quality points)

89-80     B   (3 quality points)

79-70     C   (2 quality points)

69-60     D   (1 quality point)

50-0       F   (0 quality point)

 

1 extra quality point is added for AP and CCP courses.

½ extra quality point is added for Honors Courses.