Curriculum & Grading

Each course at Villa Joseph Marie is designated to one of the following categories:

College-Preparatory Courses (Academic)
These courses are basic to any student wishing to be accepted into a four-year college/university program. Freshmen and Sophomores are assigned to these college-preparatory classes.

Honors Courses
These courses are accelerated classes that provide more in-depth study. More independent work is required for students in these classes. Admission is by administration, departmental, and guidance recommendation, and by dialogue with students and parents.

Advanced Placement Courses
Advanced Placement courses, offered to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, replicate the scope and depth of college courses. Students enrolled in AP courses must take the AP Examination in their field of study at the conclusion of the course.

Academic Requirements

A minimum of 24 credits is required for graduation. The following courses must be included:

  • 4 credits in Theology
  • 4 credits in English
  • 3 credits in Mathematics
  • 3 credits in Science
  • 3 credits in Social Studies
  • 2 credits in one Foreign Language
  • 1 credit in Physical Education/Health
  • 1/2 credit in Fine Arts

Grading

Grade      Numerical
Value
Quality Points-
Academic
Quality Points-
Honors
Quality Points-
AP
A 94-100  4.0  4.5  5.0
B+ 90-93  3.5  4.0  4.5
86-89  3.0  3.5  4.0
C+  81-85  2.5  3.0  3.5
77-80  2.0  2.5  3.0
D+  73-76  1.5  2.0  2.5
70-72  1.0  1.5  2.0
0-69  0  0  0
Incomplete      
Pass      
MED  Medical      

 
Honors

High Honors: GPA of 4.1 & above (excluded if one grade equals C+ or lower)

Honors: GPA of 3.85 to 4.09 (excluded if one grade equals C+ or lower)

 

Principal's Office

Lauren Carr
Principal
215-357-8810 ext. 195
lcarr@vjmhs.org

Vincent D'Andrea, Jr.
Vice Principal
215-357-8810 ext. 207
vdandrea@vjmhs.org

Landra Cunningham
Administrative Assistant
215-357-8810 ext. 199
lcunningham@vjmhs.org

Villa Joseph Marie High School

1180 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966

215-357-8810

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