Academic Policies

Homework

Homework is an assigned school activity that is completed out of class.  Parents who want to pick up homework for absent students must call the office and leave a message by 10 a.m. of the day the student is absent. Parents may pick up homework assignments in the office at the end of the day.  Any work missed during an excused absence or school sponsored trip must be made up according to individual classroom policy.

Progress Reports

Academic or conduct reports are emialed home to the parents of students who are experiencing difficulty or have a significant change in any area.  These reports are emailed home at mid-quarter and at other times deemed necessary by the teacher for informing the parents of their child’s progress.  Parents may access students’ grades through www.sycamoreeducation.com.  Passwords may be obtained from the elementary or middle/high school offices.

Report Cards and Conferences

Report cards are issued quarterly.  The first and third quarter report cards are given to the parents at the parent/teacher conferences.  Second quarter report cards are given to the students at school to take home.  All report cards for fourth quarter are emailed home with standardized test results.

Honor Roll

An honor roll is kept for students in grades 4-6.  To qualify for the honor roll, a student must have all As and Bs each quarter.  Students may qualify for the high honor roll by earning all As.

Students in grades 7-12 qualify for honor roll with a GPA of 3.25.  For the high honor roll a GPA of 4.0 is required.

Grading Scale and Grade Point Average

A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F= below 60

A=4.0; B=3.0; C=2.0; D=1.0; F=0.0

Graduation Requirements

 

In order to qualify for graduation from the eighth grade at TGCA, a student cannot have two or more failing grades each semester in the core subjects. Core subjects are Bible, English, Science, Math and History.

In order to qualify for high school graduation from TGCA, students must have earned at least 28 credits in grades 9 through 12 by following a program planned by them and their parents which includes:

  • English – 4 credits                  
  • Mathematics – 3 credits                  
  • Science – 3 credits
  • Social Studies – 3 credits          
  • Bible (required for each semester attended) – 3.5 credits
  • Electives – 5 credits                 
  • PE (four semesters) – 1 credit       
  • Fine Arts – 1 credit
  • Practical Arts – 1 credit              
  • Personal Finance – ½ credit         
  • Health  – ½ credit