Honors

HONORS PREP PROGRAM

The Floyd County Schools Honors Prep Program is available to students beginning in middle school. Students earning the Honors Prep seal are guaranteed to be ready for college level work.  Students must meet program criteria and have parental approval to enroll in the advanced program. A limited number of out-of-district students will be accepted based on merit.

Key Program Components:                                      

  • Advanced courses, introduced in the middle grades

  • Grading policies that reward students for taking advanced level courses

  • Instruction targeted to promote high academic achievement

  • Opportunities to take courses through the Directed Learning and the Executive Internship Programs

Honors Prep Program Standards:

  • Students are held to high expectations

  • Students and parents receive continuous updates on academic progress

  • Instruction features high expectations and extended content

  • Technology is a major tool of instruction

  • Students must produce projects displaying an increased depth of learning

  • Student learning is assessed by test, written reports, oral presentations, projects and portfolio

 

Contact Mrs. McCall Govignon at the FCBOE for more information.

 

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       Floyd County Board Policy IHDA
                                                               
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 HONOR GRADS

High Honor Graduate  (GPA of 3.8-4.00 in core courses and advanced placement courses)

Honor Graduate  (GPA of 3.5-3.79 in core courses and advanced placement courses) 

VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN

Effective with students who entered ninth grade in the 2013-2014 school year, the Valedictorian and the Salutatorian will be selected from those students receiving a high school diploma endorsed with an Honors 
College Preparatory Seal with the successful completion of a minimum of three Advanced Placement courses.

 Valedictorian will be determined by:

  1. The student with the highest class ranking as determined by the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4-point scale in the core courses (English, math, science, social studies, foreign language, and ALL advanced placement courses). If a tie exists,
  2. Number of advanced placement courses taken in grades 9-first semester of senior year.  If a tie still exists,
  3. Highest core numerical average (including all AP courses)

 The same criteria will be used in the selection of the Salutatorian.

 Transfer credit used for calculation of highest numerical Grade Point Average on a 4-point scale in core courses for determination of class ranking for Valedictorian and/or Salutatorian shall be accepted only from high schools accredited by an accrediting agency that is approved by the Georgia State Board of Education and the Floyd County Board of Education.  All grades will be calculated based on the Floyd County School District’s grading scale.  

Minimum Requirements:

·         Highest Grade Point Average on a 4-Point scale in core courses (English, Math, Science, Social studies, Foreign Language and ALL AP courses);

·         Earned Honors Program Seal;

·         Successful completion of a minimum of three advanced placement courses;

·         Attend the same Floyd County High school a minimum of entire junior year and entire senior year at the school of graduation;

·         Successful completion of any required local, state, and national assessments.