Diploma and Grade Promotion Requirements

* Grade placement is according to age as per MOE requirements.
* Promotion to next grade level follows successful completion of all academic requirements for each class as well as good behavioral standing.

Graduation Requirements :

• 28 credits for grades 9 to 12 inclusive.
• A minimum GPA of 2.0
• 20 hours of documented community services.
• Complete fulfillment of National exam standards set by MOE

Honor Roll:

• To meet Honor Roll requirements a student must be in good behavioral standing as well as a GPA over 3.6 for highest honors with no grades lower than ‘B’. A student is rewarded honor status for GPA 3.2 to 3.59 with no grade lower than ‘C’.
• To graduate with Honor a cumulative GPA is required.

Application to Egyptian Universities and Ministry requirements:

Students graduating with an American Diploma apply within the 5% quota dedicated to foreign certificates.
The final score is calculated as follows:
– 60% of the final grade from SAT exams.
– 40% from the average marks of 8 full credits from school grades with a maximum of 3 credits from grade 11.

These courses should include:

* English, Maths. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography.
* Economics & Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, Computers, Technology.
* Foreign Languages (French German), Arabic as a First Language.
N.B.
Application to some colleges requires a specific selection of subjects. It is important to verify that these subjects are present on the student’s transcript.
No student will be allowed to graduate with a GPA below 2.0 as well as completion of all graduation requirements.

Credits and Grading:

StreamCourseCreditGradePre-requisite
MathMath 109 (Algebra1)19-----
Math 110 (Algerra2 +Geometry)110Math 109
Math 111 A (Algebra+ Pre-calculus)111Math 110
Math 112 (Statistics+ Economics)112Math 111 B
Advanced Math (Calculus+ Mechanics)112Math 111 A
ScienceGeneral Science 109 (Physical, Earth & Life Science)19------
General Biology110------
Chemistry111Science 109
Advanced Physics112Science 109
Advanced Biology112General Biology
Environmental Science111------
EnglishEnglish 10919------
English 110110English 109
English 111111English 110
English 112112English 111
ArabicArabic 10919------
Arabic 110110Arabic 109
Arabic 111111Arabic 110
Arabic 112112Arabic 111
2nd LanguageFrenchGerman119------
FrenchGerman2110FrenchGerman1
FrenchGerman3111FrenchGerman2
S.S.EWorld Geography & Culture19------
World History I (Ancient+ Medieval)110------
World History II (Modern )111World History I
HumanitiesPsychology11112None
Sociology11112None
ElectivesBusiness11112None
Accounting11112None
Information Technology & Computer ScienceComputerIT 1090.59None
ComputerIT 1100.510Comp.IT 109
ComputerIT 1110.511Comp.IT 110
ComputerIT 112112Comp.IT 111

Grading:

The following is a table representing the code of letter grades and the corresponding percent scale as well as GPA on a 4.0 scale:

Letter Grade% Scale4.0 Scale
A+97-1004.0
A93-964.0
A-90-923.7
B+87-893.3
B83-863.0
B-80-822.7
C+77-792.3
C73-762.0
C-70-721.7
D+67-691.3
D63-661.0
D-60-620.7
F0-590