Class Status & Privileges
All students will earn the privileges as a member of a class based upon the number of units of credit they have accumulated. The following is a list of credits required for a student to be considered a member of each class:
The privileges earned with class status may be granted through the successful completion of credits. Privileges may include but are not limited to the following:
|Junior||At least 14 credits and |
in 3rd year of high school
|Senior||At least 21 credits and |
in 4th year of high school
Credits will be added to the student's record at the end of each grading period. A student may request to move to another class status level through an application process in the Main Office.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
All Bettendorf High School courses use the A,B,C,D,F system. To compute your grade point average, use the following point values: A=4.0, B=3.0, C=2.0, D=1.0, F=0. Add the numerical equivalent for every course and divide by the number of courses taken to find your GPA.
To graduate from Bettendorf High School a student is required to have earned twenty-six credits. Certain core courses are required from the academic disciplines listed below.
A student must earn 26 credits to participate in graduation exercises.
|Physical Education||2 credits|
|Social Studies||3 credits|
Teachers assign homework, extra class activities or assignments as necessary. Homework is an opportunity for students to practice skills, share and discuss ideas, review materials, organize thoughts and process information. Students are expected to complete homework on time. Teachers may require a student to remain after school to complete an assignment the same day an assignment is due but not submitted by the student.
The honor roll is designed to recognize outstanding effort in academics. The Honor Roll will be determined on a semester basis. Honor roll requirements are as follows:
- A student must be enrolled as a full time student at Bettendorf High School. (minimum 3.5 credits for G.P.A. per semester for grades 9, 10, and 11; minimum 3 credits for G.P.A. per semester for grade 12).
- All classes taken at B.H.S. for G.P.A. will be used when computing the student's grade point average. Academic requirements for honor roll status are:
- Highest Honor Roll - 4.0
- High Honor Roll - 3.50
- Honor Roll - 3.25