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Placement

 

Bishop Kenny High School will offer the High School Placement Test, a required assessment for incoming 9th grade students, on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 8:30-12:00. Follow this link for more information regarding the test and how to register. Please register no later than Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Movement from REGULAR to HONORS/AP

  • 95+ overall average in previous course at end of 3rd quarter
  • GPA 3.5 (cumulative) for Honors
  • GPA 3.5 (cumulative) for Advanced Placement  

Movement from HONORS to HONORS/AP

  • 85+ overall average in previous course at end of 3rd quarter
  • GPA 3.0 (cumulative) for Honors
  • GPA 3.5 (cumulative) for Advanced Placement

Movement from AP to AP

  • 85+ overall average in previous course at end of 3rd quarter
  • GPA 3.0 (cumulative)

Movement from AP to HONORS

  • 80+ overall average in previous course at end of 3rd quarter
  • GPA 3.0 (cumulative)

WAIVERS
Students who have not completed the prerequisite courses are ineligible for a waiver.
Procedure for students enrolling in HONORS/AP who have NOT met the above requirement criteria:

  • Academic dean meets with student at end of 3rd quarter
  • Student signs waiver and parent signs waiver that states:

    • BKHS does not recommend Honors/AP level.
    • There will be no teacher change.
    • There will be no schedule change.
    • Waiver stands regardless of 4th quarter or final exam grade in current course.

WORLD LANGUAGE CRITERIA
Regular to Honors: 85+  final average in world language course
Honors to Honors/AP: No GPA requirement and must have teacher recommendation. 

If criteria are not met, a WAIVER conference will be held.