Standard 24 Credit Option

ACCEL option


Academic Dual Enrollment

  • Demonstrate readiness for college level work by attaining a pre-set score on the Florida College Entry-Level Placement Test, the ACT or SAT
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA (unweighted)
  • Not enroll in more than 11 hours of college courses per term without prior approval
  • Not have withdrawn from college course more than 10 days after the classes start
  • Maintain a B or above to be eligible for the next term (JMPHS Policy)
  • Provide their own transportation
  • Select courses eligible for high school credit approved by the State Articulation Committee

Promotion and Retention

Grade placement and promotions in grades 9-12 are based on the accumulation of credits and minimum grade point average.  Placement in grade 9 is dependent upon successful completion of grade 8.

  • 9th Grade Student - One who has been promoted or assigned from eighth grade
  • 10th Grade Student - One that has earned 6 high school credits  and has a 1.0 cumulative (unweighted) grade point average
  • 11th Grade Student - One who has earned 12 high school credits and a 1.5 cumulative (unweighted) grade point average
  • 12th Grade Student - One who has earned 18 high school credits and a 2.0 cumulative (unweighted) grade point average

Graduation Requirements for 2017/2018

4 - English credits

4 - Mathematics credits.

3 - Science credits

3- Social Studies credit

1 - Health & Physical Education credit

1 - Fine Art

8 - Electives

Must have one online course

Total credits: 24

Make sure you are on track for graduation! You must meet the following requirements:

  • 24 credits
  • Online economics
  • Passing score on the Algebra EOC or 97 on the PERT
  • Passing score of Level 3 on the ELA or 19 on the ACT or 430 on SAT
  • 2.0 cumulative (unweighted) grade point average

Scholar Designation

In addition to meeting the 24-credit standard high school diploma requirements, a student must meet the following requirements: earn 1 credit in Algebra II; pass the Geometry EOC; earn 1 credit in statistics or an equally rigorous mathematics course; pass the Biology I EOC; earn 1 credit in chemistry or physics; earn 1 credit in a course equally rigorous to chemistry or physics; pass the U.S. History EOC; earn 2 credits in the same world language; and earn at least 1 credit in AP, IB, AICE or a dual enrollment course. A student is exempt from the Biology I or U.S. History assessment if the student is enrolled in an AP, IB or AICE Biology I or U.S. History course and the student takes the respective AP, IB or AICE assessment; and earns the minimum score to earn college credit 

Scholarship Information


Taking the ACT or SAT is a must in order to be considered eligible for the highest Bright Futures Awards.  You must obtain a minimum of a 26 on the ACT, or a minimum of 1170 on the SAT to be eligible for the top two tiers of Bright Futures.  You must meet a minimum amount of community service hours as well.  



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