The academic year final grade average will be determined using the following guidelines:
a) Accelerated courses, defined as all courses taken in advance of standard scheduling, will have a level weight factor of 1.10 when successfully completed;
b) Beginning with the 2013 Cohort (students entering 9th grade for the first time in the 2013-2014 school year: College Credit Bearing Courses will have a level weight factor of 1.25;
c) The level weight factor of 1.10 also applies to courses completed and ending with a Regents Exam, if they are in addition to the five required regents, and if the student passes the Exam (65%);
d) All other courses will have a level weight factor of 1.00;
e) Alphabetical grades cannot be given in courses used to calculate averages;
f) The actual grade earned by the student each marking period will appear on the report card. The weighting factor is only used to determine class rank where applicable.
A student's final average, after the weight level is applied, will be used to determine class rank.
a) Class Rank will be calculated at the conclusion of the second quarter of the Senior year (seven semester average);
b) A Preliminary Class Rank will be calculated at the conclusion of the Junior year (six semester average);
c) All credit-bearing classes will be included;
d) Local and Regents Diploma students will be included in the rank;
e) Students who are enrolled before preliminary class rank is calculated (June of 11th grade) will be considered Franklinville students;
f) Students who transfer after preliminary class rank has been calculated will, if applicable, co-share rank with Franklinville students, including the honors of either first or second rank in the class. No Franklinville student will be dropped in rank as a result of the senior transfer student's placement.Transcripts
The Franklinville Central School District, according to New York State Education Law, will make the following changes to student transcripts, beginning with the graduation class of 2016.
Mastery in Math/Science
Beginning with the graduating class of 2013, New York State Students are eligible for another endorsement for their Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation. The new endorsement is Mastery of Math and / or Mastery of Science. If a student scores an 85% or higher on each of three Math (or Science), they will get the Mastery of Math (and/or Science) endorsement for their diploma.
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