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Graduation Policy

1. Introduction

1.1.    Purpose

   1.1.1      The purpose of this policy is to describe the study plan a student at Al-Hussan High School should follow.  It will specify the minimum requirements to earn the Al-Hussan High School Certificate.

1.2.     Scope of Application

          1.2.1.   All Al-Hussan International Schools

1.3.     Definitions

Terms

Definition

Credit

One credit is defined as 100 hours students/teacher class time

Study Plan

It is the description of courses and study plan a student must follow every year during his/her High School career

Graduation Requirements

These are the minimum requirements that must be completed successfully by a student to earn the High School Certificate

Transcript of Records

This is a document that contains all courses and grades achieved by the student during his/her High School Career

1.4. Policy

1.4.1.   Study Plan

       1.4.1.1.   Grade 9:

         1.4.1.1.1.    A student must attend the following courses:

English, Second Language, Math, 4 major courses (Sciences and Humanities), Social Studies, Islamic Education, Physical Education, Foreign Language Arabic and Information and Communication Technology.

     1.4.1.2.   Grade 10:

1.4.1.2.1.    A student must attend the following courses:

English, Second Language, Math, 4 major courses (Sciences and Humanities), Social Studies, Islamic Education, Physical Education, Foreign Language Arabic and Information and Communication Technology.

1.4.1.3.   Grade 11:

1.4.1.3.1.    A student must attend the following courses:

English, Second Language, Math, 2-3 major courses (Sciences and Humanities), Social Studies (in Arabic), Foreign Language Arabic, Islamic Education and Information & communication Technology – ICT, (Recommended).

1.4.1.4.   Grade 12:

1.4.1.4.1.    A student must attend the following courses:

English, Second Language, Math (Recommended), 2-3 major courses (Sciences and Humanities), Social Studies (in Arabic), Foreign Language Arabic, Islamic Education and Information & communication Technology – ICT, (Recommended).

1.1.1.      Graduation Requirements:

1.1.1.1.   Graduation requirements should be completed in grade 9-12.

1.1.1.1.1.  A student must attend 8 Semesters.

1.1.1.1.2.  A student must attend all courses as per the study plan above.

1.1.1.1.3.  A student must successfully complete the following courses and credits:

English        

4

Credit

Second Language

3

Credit

Math

3

Credit

Sciences and Social Sciences

12

Credit

Social Studies

1

Credit

Islamic Studies

2

Credit

ICT

2

Credit

PE/Art

0.5

Credit

Total

27.5

Credit

1.1.2.   The Transcript of newly admitted students shall be evaluated by the administration. Credits from similarly accredited schools will be transferred. Academic accomplishments at other schools shall be converted to equivalent credits.

1.1.3.   In rare cases, the school may accept exceptions in case of missing credits by allowing the student to submit an assignment/project or study after school. This will require approval of the General Manager.

1.1.4.   A student must attend 90% of the time allotted for each credit. Failing to do so, will result in losing the credit; regardless of the grades he/she achieved, the grade will be (F) in this case.