Academics

Graduation Requirements

Contacts:

Brandy Norton, M.Ed.
Director of College Counseling
615-860-5320
 
Peggy Brown, BSW
School Counselor / US Event Coordinator
615-860-5330

Credit Requirements

Credits Subject Area
4 English Credits
2 Foreign Language
4 Mathematics
3 Social Studies
3 Science
.5 Technology
2 Bible
1 Wellness
1 Fine Art
.5 Senior Project
3 Electives
(This information is found in the Student Handbook under the “Academic Programs” section.)

Chaney Scholars

The Chaney Scholars Program recognized Davidson Academy students who have pursued and excelled in an intense academic study.
  • Students recognized as Chaney Scholars must meet the following criteria:
  • Three years of the same foreign language
  • Minimum of five honors courses
  • Minimum of 3 Advanced Placement courses including at least two core academic disciplines.
  • Overall numeric average of 90 or higher
  • ACT composite of 25 or higher

ACT

ACT ASPIRE Test is taken by Grades 3-10 each spring (English, reading, writing, mathematics, science)

PSAT

PSAT is taken by Grades 9-11 each fall as a preliminary test for the SAT and the qualifying test for the National Merit Competition for Juniors.

30

Average ACT score for Honors Diploma candidates (representing more than 20% of the class)

95th

Percentile Davidson Academy's average ACT scores nationally

25

Overall class average (representing all members of the class), 80th percentile nationally.
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