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    WD = Withdrawn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.


  • NEW SAT/ACT Test Prep Elective Course

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    Marietta High School has partnered with Applerouth Tutoring Services to provide SAT/ACT classes as an elective offering. Elective registration begins March 14th. Learn More

     


    House Bill 91 Information

    Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015. The law contains provisions for students who are not enrolled in the school system to petition the Local Board of Education for a diploma, if their sole reason for not receiving a diploma was due to not passing any part of the required graduation tests at the time of enrollment. Click Here to confirm if you are eligible to receive your diploma.