HONORS PREP PROGRAMThe 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.
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 SALUTATORIANEffective 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:
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.
· 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.