Curriculum Overview

Students are expected to complete lower division courses and credits in grades 10-11. Students can take AP courses as electives in grade 12.

Graduation requirements (the following credits must be earned, prior to graduation. One credit is the equivalent to two semesters of study in a subject.)



 Subject Area  Credits Required
 English  3
 Math  2
 Science  2
 Social Studies  1
 Fine Arts  2
 Physical Education  6
 Electives  3

Grading system


GPA(grade point average)4.00 (A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, F = 0)
American University High School uses the Grade Point Average (GPA) grading system.
Grades are assigned points (A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, F = 0).

 Hundred percent grading  Grades  Points
 90+(Excellent)  A  4
 80-89(Above average)  B  3
 70-79(Satisfactory)  C  2
 60-69(Below average)  D  1
 0-59(Failure)  F  0
 AP(Advanced Placement)  Full Mark  5


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