Units for graduation from Asheboro High School are counted from the 9th grade forward. Students must successfully complete his/her maximum potential for earning credit over a four year span less four units. Maximum potential is defined as an individual’s opportunity to earn all high school credits available within an academic year. Students may take a maximum of eight subjects each year in grades 9-12, for a total of 32 units in four years.
Students will be promoted from the middle school to high school upon completion of all middle school requirements, and upon recommendation of the school principal.
In accordance with graduation requirements, grade level classification is based on a student's maximum potential to earn credit along with the following criteria:
*To be classified as a sophomore: a student must have passed the number of units equal to his/her maximum potenital less 2 units. One unit must be English 9.
*To be classified as a junior: a student must have passed the number of units equal to his/her maximum potential less 3 units. One unit must be English 10.
*To be classified as a senior: a student must have passed the number of units equal to his/her maximum potential less 4 units. One unit must be English 11.
*Maximum potential is defined as an individual student's opportunity to have earned high school credit. For example, a freshman enrolled at Asheboro High School for a full academic year has the maximum potential to earn 8 credits per year. To be classified as a sophomore, that student must pass 6 credits, one of which must be English 9.
N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Requirements
To be eligible for athletic participation, a student must have:
*Passed a minimum of three courses during the preceding semester
*Been in attendance for at least 85% of the preceding semester
*Met promotion standards set forth by the Asheboro City Board of Education