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Academics

Marietta High School is a comprehensive high school providing a full range of educational opportunities. Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
courses are available in English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language and fine arts.

Career/technical programs of challenging applied academics and vocational studies are operated on-site and in collaboration with area technical institutes.

The Youth Apprenticeship program, work study programs, and the Executive Internship program afford students the opportunity to gain valuable worksite experience while still in high school.

Special education, Limited English Proficiency and gifted classes are available to eligible students, as are post-secondary and joint-enrollment courses in conjunction with local universities.
 
Grading Profile
 
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 73 - 79
D = 70 - 72
F = Below 70
FA = Failure due to absences
NG = No
Grade
WD = Withdrawn
CP = College Prep
TP = Tech Prep
 
Marking System: (Non-weighted courses)

A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, F = 0

The entire class is ranked using all grades earned. Rank is computed at the end of the junior year and at the end of the senior year.
 

expand FOR ALL STUDENTS REGARDLESS OF ENTRY DATE

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses are weighted (1.0 per semester):
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP French, Latin, German, Spanish
  • AP U.S. History
  • AP Government
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Physics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Literature
  • IB Analysis
  • IB Higher Level Math
  • IB Psychology
  • IB World History, IB Theory of Knowledge
  • IB Area Studies, IB French, Spanish, Latin, German
  • IB Algebra II
  • IB Chemistry I & II, IB Music
  • IB Acting I & II, IB English 11
  • IB Biology I & II, IB English 12

expandFOR STUDENTS ENTERING PRIOR TO 2008

Selected College Prep and Pre-IB courses are weighted .5 per semester. These courses are:

 

  • Pre-IB American Lit/Comp
  • Pre-IB French II
  • Pre-IB Spanish II
  • Pre-IB German II
  • Pre-IB Latin II
  • Pre-IB Economics
  • Pre-IB Chemistry
  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Physics (CP)
  • Chemistry

Post Secondary courses in Math, Science, English, Social Studies and Foreign Language shall be weighted 1.0 for passing grades.

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