SCHOOLCODE NUMBER

The school code number of Al Noor High School is 330561.

This is also referred to as the C.E.E.B. code, College Board and A.C.T. code.

SCHEDULE

School Begins: The first school day for students will be informed by the administration. Please note some changes in the schedule fromprevious years

Schedule for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Graders(GIRLS ONLY)
School Hours: School begins promptly at 8:20 A.M. and ends at 3:10 P.M
Class Time Schedule – Girls
Period 0: 7:45 – 8:15 a.m

Period 1: 8:20 – 9:00
Period 2: 9:05 – 9:45 a.m.
Period 3: 9:50 – 10:30 a.m.
Period 4: 10:35 – 11:15 a.m.
LUNCH: 11:15 – 11:45 p.m.
Period 5: 11:45 – 12:30 p.m.
Period 6: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Salah: 1:15 – 1:45p.m.
Period 7: 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Period 8: 2:30 – 3:10 p.m.
Schedule for 9th, 10th ,11th and 12th Graders ( BOYS ONLY)
School Hours: School begins promptly at 8:20 A.M. and ends at 3:10 P.M
Class Time Schedule´Boys
Period 0: 7:45 – 8:15 a.m.
Period 1: 8:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Period 2: 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Period 3: 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Period 4: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Period 5: 11:15 – 12:00 p.m.
LUNCH: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Period 6: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Salah: 1:15 – 1:45p.m.
Period 7: 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Period 8: 2:30 – 3:10 p.m.
For more information on the change, contact the school at 718-768-7181

AP EXAMS DATES

AP Testing:
Visit the College Board website at: www.collegeboard.com for information.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT COURSE LOAD

In order to be considered a full-time student enrolled at Al Noor High
School, students in grades 9 through 12 must be scheduled for a minimum of 6 credits each year. The high school guidance counselor may make exceptions to this.

PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

Freshmen Status
All students entering Al Noor HighSchool are classified as freshmen.
Sophomore Status·The accumulation of SIX units of credit is required for promotion to sophomore status.
Junior Status·The accumulation of TWEVE units of credit is required for promotion to junior status.
Senior Status·The accumulation of EIGHTEEN units of credit is required for promotion to senior status.

GRADING SYSTEM

The school year is divided into 4 grading periods, each approximately 9 weeks long. A report card giving a final grade in each subject will be issued shortlyafter each quarter is completed.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE GRADUATION CEREMONY

1.All seniors will be notified in writing by the counseling office prior to the beginning of the senior year as to the number of credits earned by the end of the 11th grade and the number of credits needed for graduation and the specific area requirements yet to be met. The policy pertaining to participation in the graduation ceremonieswill also be stated in that notice.

2.Early in the second semester, the High School Principal will notify, in writing by certified mail, parents of studentS and the students themselves, that they have developed a deficiency in the number of credits, due to failure or incompletes or due to the shortage from the outset of the senior year. These parents and students will again be informed of the policy pertaining to participation in the gradution ceremonies.

3.At the beginning of the 4th quarter, the High School Principal will, by certified mail, notify any parents of senior students who have a continuing problem or a new problem of earning the necessary credits for graduation. Each student in this category will be seen by the counselor to discuss the problem.

4.Two weeks prior to graduation, the High School Principal will require that teachers of the seniors submit the names of any seniors who are in danger of failing or receiving an incomplete in a course required for graduation. The parents, as well as the students, will be notified immediately,by certified mail,of these failures/incompletes. They will be informed that these seniors in jeopardy cannot participate in graduation ceremonies, should this failure be for one or more of the credits required for graduation. Seniors will not be able to pick up their caps and gowns until all deficiencies are eliminated.

PERMENANT RECORD

A permanent record of grades is maintained for, each student.This record includes grades, grade-point average (GPA), class rank,creditsearned,and attendance figures. When a student needs a copy of his/her permanent record for college or vocational school application, for transfer to another school,or for job references, they should contact the guidance office. Such copiescalled TRANSCRIPTS are available to the student and his/her parent upon request.

Grade Change
Changes in the final grade occur only when a clerical or calculation mistake has taken place. The principal’s office, in conjunction with the teacher, will handle appeals of this nature.

CALCULATION OF COURSE GRADES

Calculation of course grades will be determined as follows:
Semester Courses
1st 10 week marking period grade (midterm) = 30%
2nd 10 week marking period grade (final) = 70%
Final semester average = 100%
100% Full Year Courses
1st 10 week marking period grade (midterm) = 30%
2nd 10 week marking period grade (final) = 70%
First semester average = 100%
3rd 10 week marking period grade (midterm) = 30%
4th 10 week marking period
grade (final) = 70%
Second semester average = 100%
Final course average = (First semester average + second semester average)2
Advanced Placement Selection
Students interested in an Advanced Placement (AP) course must have a grade of “A” or “B” in each prerequisite course OR the recommendation of the teacher in the prerequisite course. AP courses are listed in the Course Description Handbook.
Graduation Requirements
The following are the requirements for the students entering Al-Noor School 2001 and beyond
In each year, students must take the number of credits needed for a diploma. Satisfactory attendance and conduct are required and the requirements of the New York State Board of Regents must be fulfilled.

SAMPLE FLOW CHART GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS CLASS OF 2009 AND 2010 (STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 9 OR 10 – FALL 2011)

GRADE 9: English 9, Global History 1, Math, Science, Languages Other than English (LOTE)( Arabic I), Religion : Islamic Studies I, Quran memo, Physical Education.
GRADE 10: English 10, Global History 2, Math, Science, Languages Other than English (LOTE) (Arabic II), Religion: Islamic Studies II Quran memo,Physical Education
GRADE 11: English 11, U.S. History, Math, Science, Languages Other than English(LOTE)(Arabic III), Religion : Islamic Studies III, Quran memo, Physical Education
GRADE 12: English 12, Economics/Government, Math, Science, Languages Other than English(LOTE) (Arabic IV),Religion : Islamic StudiesIV,Quran memo,Physical

Education
Note:In addition to the above required courses, the following courses must be completed prior to graduation:
Health: 1 Semester
Art: 1 Year
The names of the math and science courses will vary based on student’s academic performance.
Memorization of the 30th chapter (Amma chapter)
Students must receive passing scores on the following Regents subject-area tests:
English–65
Math–65
Global history & geography–65
U.S. history & government–65
Science–65
Foreign Language (Arabic Language)–65 Test dates: January and June
Regents Diploma Advanced Regents Diploma
Total of 5 Exams Total of 8 Exams
English English
Global Studies Global Studies
U. S. History U. S. History
Math A Exam Math A & B Exam
One Science Regents Two Science Regents
Arabic Language Arabic Language

REGENTS DIPLOMA WITH HONOR

The Regents Diploma will receive the endorsement, “With Honor”, if the Regents examination average is 90% or better. The Regents exams tobe applied to the average are the English, Global Studies or World History, U. S. History, Math, Science and Language Other Than English +(lote).
Early Graduation
Students desiring to accelerate their four-year high school academic program should contact the principal for approval.Requirements for early graduation include:
1.Plans to attend an institution of higher learning after graduation
2.A cumulative grade point average of 90% or higher
3.A required four credits of English, Arabic, Quran, Social Studies and Islamic Studies.

Academic Awards:
Valedictorian: The Valedictorian for the graduating class will be chosen on the following criteria:
Cumulative Class Average (4years)
Standing in Class
Extracurricular Activities
Honors and AP Courses Taken
Community Service Hours
Approval of the Administration
Salutatorian: The Salutatorian for the graduating class will be chosen on the following criteria:
Cumulative Class Average (4 years)
Standing in ClassExtracurricular Activities
Honors and AP Courses Taken
Community Service Hours
Approval of the Administration
Subject Awards:
Subject awards will be determined by the following criteria:
Class Average
Recommendation of the Subject Teacher
Approval of the Administration
Honor Roll
As an acknowledgement of achievement in academics, a suggested model would be:
Principal Award: 95% average with no grade less than 85%
Honors Award: 90%-95% average with no grade less than 85%
Achievement Award: 90% average; with one subject or more with average of less than 85%
Most Improved Award: Significant improvement in Average and Behavior
Good conduct is a requirement to receive any award. Therefore, a student must receive an A (excellent) or B (good) in conduct to be eligible for award. All Other Awards: Awards are granted by the Administration, in consultation with the faculty.Awards are presented to an individual recognition of character, work and dedication. Other than illness or family emergency, a student must be present at the graduation ceremony in order to qualify for an award.

COLLEGE PLANNING

Students interested in attending a four-year college should plan to take at least three to four years of Regents math and Regentsscience,three years of a second language and four years of Regents English and Social Studies.
Summer School Prerequisites
Grade: A minimum grade of 55 in the school year course is needed in order to be eligible to take the course in summer school. If astudent receives a final grade in the course below 55,they will not be eligible to attend summer school. Attendance: 85% attendance in the school year course, excluding legal absences is required in order to be eligible to take the course in summer school.Illegal absences will count against the 85% figure.Twenty four or more illegal absences or truancies from a class will exclude a student from summer school eligibility. Final Grade: The summer school grade and the school year grade in a course will be averaged with the averaged grade recorded on the transcript as the final grade in the course.If a student receives a 55 in a schoolyear course and then receives a 75 in the summer school year course, the final grade in this course will be a 65.