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Academic Honors & CAP

 
Requirements for the classes of 2014 and 2015

To receive an Academic Honors Diploma, students must:
  

    •
Complete all requirements for Core 40
    •Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits
    •Earn 6-8 Core 40 world language credits (6 credits in one
     language or 4 credits each in two languages)
    •Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits
    •Earn a grade of a "C" or better in courses that will count
     towards the diploma
    •Have a grade point average of a "B" or better
    •Complete one of the following:
        A.  Complete AP courses (4 credits) and corresponding AP
             exams
        B.  Complete IB courses (4 credits) and corresponding IB
             exams
        C.  Earn a combined score of 1200 or higher on the SAT
             critical reading and mathematics
        D.  Score a 26 or higher composite on the ACT
        E.  Complete dual high school/college credit courses from an an accredited postsecondary
              institution (6 transferable college credits)       
        F.  Complete a combination of an AP course (2 credits and corresponding exam) or an IB
             Standard Level course (2 credits and corresponding exam) and dual high school/college credit
             course(s) from an accredited postsecondary institution (3 transferable college credits)

Requirements for the class of 2016


    •Complete all requirements for Core 40
    •Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits
    •Earn 6-8 Core 40 world language credits (6 credits in one
     language or 4 credits each in two languages)
    •Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits
    •Earn a grade of a "C" or better in courses that will count
     towards the diploma
    •Have a grade point average of a "B" or better
    •Complete one of the following:
        A.  Earn 4 credits in 2 or more AP courses and take
             corresponding AP exams
        B.  Earn 6 verifiable transcripted college credits in dual
             credit courses from the approved dual credit list
        C.  Earn two of the following:
                1. A minimum of 3 verifiable transcripted college credits from the approved dual credit list,
                2. 2 credits in AP courses and corresponding AP exams,
                3. 2 credits in IB standard level courses and corresponding IB exams.
        D.  Earn a combined score of 1750 or higher on the SAT critical reading, mathematics and
             writing sections and a minimum score of 530 on each
        E.  Earn an ACT composite score of 26 or higher and complete written section  
        F.  Earn 4 credits in IB courses and take corresponding IB exams.


All information taken directly from the Indiana Department of Education's web site.


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