This page contains information regarding graduation requirements for BCHS. Students can use the checklist provided below to track their progress to graduation. Also listed below are the requirements to earn honor graduate status. The menu on the right contains links to HOPE/Zell Miller scholarship requirements and YouScience requirements.
Honor Graduates are those students who have grade point average of 90.00 in all academic coursework. Averages will not be rounded up. Course requirements for honor graduates include those that meet the minimum University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents requirements. A list of these can be found by clicking on the Staying on Course-High School Curriculum Requirements link found on the following website: http://www.usg.edu/student_affairs/high_school/admissions_enrollment. These courses may include but are not limited to the following: Lit 9, Lit 10, American Lit, English Lit, Algebra 1, Geometry, Advanced Algebra, Pre-calculus, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, Forensic Science, Anatomy, Physics, World History, US History, American Government, Economics, Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Spanish 3. College courses may be included in the calculation of honor graduate if they are classified by course number as an academic course in English, Social Studies, Science, Math, or Foreign Language. Questions regarding course eligibility should be referred to the guidance office. The final date for determining Honor status shall be the end of 13.5 week point in the Spring semester for the current school year. Superior Honor Graduates are those students who met the above criteria and have taken at least 6 honors, advanced, or 1100 (or higher) academic college-level courses.
Students may not have any more than 10 unexcused absences, including ISS, in any class second semester of their senior year to be eligible for Honor Graduate or Superior Honor Graduate.