Demographics

Memberships

The College Board, National Honor Society, National Association of Secondary School Principles, National Association of  Student Councils.

Scheduling Model

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.

Graduation Requirements

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.

Statistics

SAT Scores 2014-2015
Total Tested: 254 Local State National
Verbal 511 486 495
Math 494 480 511
Writing 485 468 484
ACT Scores 2014-2015
Total Tested: 332 Local State National
Composite 20.3 19.9 21.0
Demographics
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2327
Minority Black—16.0%,
Hispanic—21.4%,
Other— 7.6%
Teaching Faculty 125

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

Semester Grades

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.

Class Rank

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.