Academic Honors Program

To receive a letter/medal for academic achievement from Montgomery County R-II High School, a student must have a yearly grade point average of 3.70 or higher with no quarter or semester “F”.  Each student must also meet citizenship requirements and a 95% attendance requirement.  Students qualifying for academic honors will receive a Montgomery County season pass.  The qualifications for each grade level are as follows:

 

FRESHMEN:  Must receive a full credit in an upper level class in each of the four core curriculum areas.

Language Arts I

American History

Algebra I, Geometry

Physical Science

 

SOPHOMORES:  Must receive a full credit in an upper level class in each of the four core curriculum areas.

Language Arts II

World History

Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

Biology I
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JUNIORS:  Must receive three credits in upper level classes in each of the core curriculum areas and one additional credit in either upper level practical and or fine arts, or the core curriculum and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units.

Language Arts III, Language Arts III Honors

Government

Geometry, Algebra II, College Algebra

Biology II, Anatomy, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science

Spanish I, Spanish II,  AP Psychology, Symphonic Band, Honors Choir, Drawing/Painting I, Advanced Drawing and Painting, Office Technology, Accounting I, Accounting II, Business Law, Multimedia I, Multimedia II, Multimedia III, Child Development, Nutrition and Wellness, Food Preparation, Food Science, Culinary Arts, Advanced Animal Science, and Intro to Engineering

 

SENIORS:  Must receive three credits in upper level classes in each of the core curriculum areas and one additional class in either upper level practical arts, fine arts, or the core curriculum, and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units.

Language Arts IV Honors

AP U.S. History

Algebra II, College Algebra,Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus

Biology II, Anatomy, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science


Spanish I, Spanish II, AP Psychology, Symphonic Band,
Honors Choir, Advanced Drawing and Painting, Office Technology, Accounting I, Accounting II, Business Law, Multimedia I, Multimedia II, Multimedia III, Multimedia IV,  Child Development II, Nutrition and Wellness, Food Preparation, Food Science, Culinary Arts, Advanced Animal Science, Intro to Engineering, School To Career, and Cadet Teaching

 

The academic letters will be awarded on a yearly basis.  Seniors will have their grade point average figured after the third quarter grades of their senior year.  Every other grade will be figured after the second semester grade has been given.  In the future, if upper level classes need to be added to any of the areas, they will be added to this list.