Semester Exams and Exceptions

All students are expected to take semester exams in December and in May. Semester exams are cumulative assessments of the student’s mastery of course content for the respective semester.


An exemption procedure for final exemptions is permitted for seniors provided the following:

  • The student receives teacher approval including satisfactory ratings in conduct.

  • The student holds a 94 average for the semester calculated one week prior to semester exams.

  • The student has not missed more than four days of school during the semester including days absent due to college visits.

  • The student has no unexcused absences for the semester.