Exam Exemption Policy
(FFHS Student Handbook, page 10)

As a reward for attendance and academic performance students MAY be exempt from an exam provided the following conditions apply:

1. The exam may not be a State required test.

2. The student must have earned a “90” average or above for the course and have no more than three lawful absences for a semester course or 6 lawful absences for a year-long course; or must have earned an “80” or above for the course and have no more than two lawful absences for a semester course or 4 lawful absences for a year-long course; or must have earned a “70” or above and have no more than 1 lawful absence for a semester course or 2 lawful absences for a year-long course.

3. Students with any unlawful absence(s) in a class or with absence(s) due to out-of-school suspension will not be exempt.

4. Students with more than three tardies in a semester course or six tardies in a year-long course will not be exempt from that course.

5. Parents must sign and return an exam exemption permission form for each course from which a student is exempt.