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Pope John XXIII

Grading System

Academic Requirements

Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School

About Academics

Program of Studies



Shawe Memorial strives to create an atmosphere conducive to high academic achievement and personal growth. This atmosphere provides an opportunity for students to meet their individual potential and to develop healthy relationships and appropriate behaviors that ensure academic success. Each student is expected to make the most of his or her God-given talents and abilities. Students are to set high, but realistic goals for themselves, create a plan to achieve those goals, and to consistently work towards the meeting of their own academic goals.


Grading Scale





















Grading Codes


S = Satisfactory   U = Unsatisfactory

P = Pass              I = Incomplete

W = Withdrawn


Weighted Courses


At SMHS, we have some courses which are weighted.


Tier I courses are all designated advance placement courses as seen below:


AP Literature & Composition                    AP Chemistry

AP English Language & Composition      AP Government

AP United States History                           AP Calculus

AP Studio Art


Tier II courses are all designated honors or advanced level courses as seen below:


Honors English 9    Honors English 10     Creative Writing

Spanish IV              French IV                   Spanish V

French V

Digital Electronics Principles of Engineering

Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry Anatomy/Physiology



 Public Speaking


Honor Roll


Honor roll status is based on a student’s grade point average each quarter.


High Honors 3.50 - 4.00   GPA with no grade below 85

Honors  3.00 - 3.49   GPA with no grade below 80



Prince of Peace Catholic Schools prepare students to lead meaningful lives by combining rigorous academics with opportunities for exploration and reflection.


Prince of Peace Catholic Schools are one of the area's leading Catholic Schools.

Pope John XXIII Elementary

221 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School

201 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Administration and Parish Office

305 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


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