The College Board, National Honor Society, National Association of Secondary School Principles, National Association of Student Councils.
This school year is divided into two 18 week semesters. Block scheduling operates with students rotating seven courses. Three courses are offered every other day and meet for 100 minutes. The other course meets daily and lasts 50 minutes. Students may earn 3.5 credits each semester or 7 credits per school year.
There are three graduation options available to students. Most students follow the 24 credit option of 4 English, 4 Math, 3 Science, World History, American Government, Economics, Personal Fitness, PE, 1 Performing Art, and 8 Electives. All students are required to complete Algebra 1 or an equivalent and pass the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Two 18 credit options are available to students who follow either a college prep or a career path. These students must complete the academic units listed above, pass the FCAT and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
|SAT Scores 2014-2015|
|Total Tested: 254||Local||State||National|
|ACT Scores 2014-2015|
|Total Tested: 332||Local||State||National|
Current Grading Scale
A(4 pts)= 90-100 Outstanding
B(3 pts)= 80-89 Above Average
C(2 pts)= 70-79 Average
D(1 pts)= 60-69 Lowest Acceptable Progress
F(0 pts)= 00-59 Failure
These grades are computed by counting each of the two nine-week grading periods, each worth 40%, and the semester exam, which is worth 20%. Semester exams are required in every course offered at GJHS.
Only members of the senior class are ranked. A student’s weighted GPA is divided by the total members of the senior class to determine class rank.