Merit and Scholar Designations for Standard Diplomas

 

Standard Diploma

(Core Requirements Only)

Merit Designation

Standard plus…

Scholar Designation

Standard plus…

English

4 credits ELA I, II, III, and IV

MP Gr. 10 FCAT Reading

 

MP ELA III assessment

Math

Algebra I, MP EOC, EOC=30% of course grade

Geometry, EOC=30% of course grade

2 other courses

 

Algebra II, MP EOC

Statistics/Equally rigorous course

Science

Biology, EOC=30% of course grade

2 Equally rigorous courses

 

MP Biology EOC

Chemistry/Physics

Equally rigorous course

Social Studies

U.S. History,  EOC=30% of course grade

World History

1/2 Economics, 1/2 U.S. Government.

 

MP U.S. History EOC

Other

 

Earn one or more industry certifications

2 credits in same foreign language

 

 

 

1 credit in an AP/IB/AICE/dual enrollment course