Peters
Township
School District
264 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.6250
Fax: 724.942.0915
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Academics

Core Body of Knowledge

The Core Body of Knowledge is extracted from the District's curriculum for every core subject area.  It outlines what every child is expected to know and be able to do in each content area.  It is a succinct version of what is contained in each curriculum. Visit Curriculum Core Body of Knowledge

Student Grades (School Board Policy 5121)

Letter Grade Percentage:
A    90 - 100
B    80 - 89
C    70 - 79
D    60 - 69
F    Below 60
*I = Incomplete.  Incompletes become an “F” after 10 days. The student has 10 days from the last day of the report period to make up work to get the incomplete rectified. *Percentage grades are not rounded up (e.g.: 89.5% = 89.5%).
Honor Roll
Quarterly:  Students will be recognized during the first three quarters of the school year for making honor roll based on their unweighted GPA as follows:  
Highest Honor         4.0
High Honors            3.6 - 3.99
Honors                      3.3 – 3.59
End of the Year:  Students will be recognized for academic achievement based on their weighted GPA as follows:
 
Academic Highest Honors: 4.8+
Academic High Honors: 4.4-4.79
Academic Honors: 4.0-4.39
Academic Achievement: 3.5-3.99
  
*Students cannot have any incompletes and must carry at least 5 potential credits.
 
Graduation Honors
For graduation, students will be recognized for academic achievement as follows:
Cum Laude             weighted cumulative GPA 4.0 to 4.39
Magna Cum Laude:   weighted cumulative GPA 4.4 to 4.79
Summa Cum Laude:  weighted cumulative GPA 4.8 and higher
*Students graduating with the Summa Cum Laude honor and having a weighted GPA of 5.0 or higher will be further recognized as PT Scholars. At least half of the total credits earned must be from Peters Township High School for a student to qualify as a PT Scholar.
Peters
Township
School District
PT High School
264 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.6250
Fax: 724.942.0915
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