A 93-100 4 pts B 85-92 3 pts C 75-84 2 pts D 70-74 1 pts F 0-69 0 pts
Carter High School does not rank students. Rank is reported in terms of deciles. All courses are averaged into a student's grade point average. Honors and AP classes are weighted. An additional three (3) points are added to the final class average for Honors classes and five (5) points are added to the final class average for Advanced Placement Courses.
English 4 Credits Math 4 Credits Science 3 Credits World Geography/History 1 Credit U.S. History 1 Credit U.S. Government 1/2 Credit Economics 1/2 Credit Personal Finance 1/2 Credit Fine Arts 1 Credit Foreign Language 2 Credits*** Wellness & P.E. 1.5 Credits* Elective Focus 3 Credits** Electives 6 Credits (28 Total Credits)***** The additional ½ credit in Physical Education may be met by completing a Physical Education course (in addition to Lifetime Wellness) or by substituting a documented and equivalent time (minimum of 65 hours outside of the school day) of physical activity in school sponsored activities such as marching band, JROTC, cheerleading, dance, interscholastic athletics and other areas pre-approved by the local board of education.
** The elective focus may be CTE (3 courses in the same CTE program of study), science and math, humanities, fine arts, AP/IB/DE, JROTC, Human Services, Physical Fitness, Business Education, or other areas approved by the local board of education. With the exception of the AP focus, courses taken as part of the core subject requirement may not be used to fulfill the elective focus requirement.
*** Students not planning to attend university may waive the two units of world language and one unit of fine/performing arts to expand and enhance their elective focus.
**** Total credits required for graduation is 4 credits less than the potential number available in the master schedule of the student’s school (or schools) during the four school years following the student's entry into 9th grade.
Current AP Offerings
AP ART STUDIO 3DAP BIOLOGYAP CALCULUS ABAP CALCULUS BCAP ENGLISH LITERATUREAP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCEAP LANGUAGE & COMPOSITIONAP MACROAP MICRO ECONOMICSAP MUSIC THEORY
AP STATISTICSAP STUDIO ART DRAWINGAP US HISTORY*See your counselor for more information about AP Classes
Current Honors Classes
English I, IIGeometryAlgebra IIPre-CalculusBiology IChemistry IBiology IIWorld HistoryStatistics*See your counselor for more information on Honors Classes
DUAL ENROLLMENT CLASSES
English 1010English 1020US HistorySociologyDigital Art / PhotographyStatistics*See your counselor for more information on Dual Enrollment Classes