Grading Scale / Promotion

  • Letter Grade & Percentage:

    A = 90% to 100%
    B = 80% to 89%  
    C = 74% to 79%  
    D = 70% to 73%  
    F = 0% to 69%  

  • 9th Grade Promotion Requirements

    For promotion to 10th grade, freshmen are required to have a minimum of 5 credits.

    • 9th grade Language Arts
    • Algebra I / Accel Algebra I 
    • Biology / AP Biology
    • World Geography / AP Human Geography
    • Personal Fitness (.5 credit) 
    • Health (.5 credit)
    • 2 Additional Electives

  • 10th Grade Promotion Requirements

    For promotion to 11th grade, sophomores are required to have a minimum of  11 credits.

    • 10th Grade Language Arts
    • Geometry / Accel Geometry
    • Chemistry 
    • World History / AP World History 
    • 3 Electives 

  • 11th Grade Promotion Requirements

    For promotion to 12th grade, juniors are required to have a minimum of 17 credits.

    • 11th grade Language Arts
    • Algebra II / Accel Precal / AP Calculus AB
    • Physics / AP Physics I
    • US History / AP US History 
    • 3 Electives 

  • 12th Grade Graduation Requirements

    To become a graduate of Meadowcreek High School, seniors are required to have a minimum of 23 credits from the require academic areas.

    • 12th British Literature / AP British Literature 
    • 4th Math - Precalculus, Accel Precalculus, AP Calculus AB or BC, AP Statistics, Adv. Calculus II 
    • 4th Science - Oceanography, Astronomy, Forensic Science, Robotics, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, Anatomy & Physiology, AP Chemistry
    • Economics (.5 credits)
    • Political Systems (.5 credits)
    • 3 Electives 

  • Gateway

    In order to earn a regular Gwinnett County high school diploma, students must:

    Pass Gwinnett's High School Gateway Writing Assessment.

    Click here to access the Meadowcreek Gateway Resources eCLASS page

    If you are having trouble accessing the page, please see Ms. Poplar in the Media Center.


    To graduate, Georgia students must earn a minimum of 23 credits 

    (also called units) in the following areas of study:


    4 Credits/Units

    1.0 must be 9th Grade Language Arts                   
    1.0 must be 11th Grade Lang. Arts-American Lit.


    4 Credits/Units

    Including Integrated Algebra I, Integrated Geometry,
    Integrated Algebra II, & Additional Math


    4 Credits/Units

    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and a Science Elective
    (3 required and 1 elective)


    3 Credits/Units

    World History, U.S. History, Econ/Pol. Systems


    3 Credits/Units

    Any combination of Fine Arts, Technical Electives 
    or Modern/Classical Language

    2 units of Modern/Classical Language are required 
    for university admission in the state of Georgia



    1 Credit/Unit

    or 3.0 Units of JROTC


    4 Credits/Units