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A Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

CPS follows the Diocesan Curriculum guidelines and objectives, which are based on the Sunshine State Standards.

Grading Scale

100-90 A Passing
89-80 B Passing
79-70 C Passing
69-60 D Passing
Below 60 F Failure

Art, Music, Library Grading Scale for Grades K-5

VG Very Good
S Satisfactory
I Needs Improvement

Honor Roll

In order to be on the Honor Roll, students must receive 90-100 for the "A" Honor Roll and 80-100 for the "A-B" Honor Roll.

Honor Card Program Participant List [PDF]

Where do our graduates go from here?

Students graduating from CPS have a seamless path for their high school education. St. Joseph Academy in Saint Augustine is the oldest Catholic High School in the State of Florida, and offers a 4-year college preparatory curriculum.

          National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society at Cathedral Parish School is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization.  Membership is open to those 8th Grade students who meet the required standards in five areas of evaluation: scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character. Standards for selection are established by the national office of NJHS and have been revised to meet our local chapter needs.

  • Students are selected to be members by a seven member Faculty Council, appointed by the principal, which bestows this honor upon qualified students on behalf of the faculty or our school each year.

  • Students having finished seventh grade at Cathedral Parish School, with at least the last two semesters being completed at Cathedral Parish School, are eligible for membership. For the scholarship criterion, a student must have a cumulative seventh grade average of 90% or better. Those students who meet this criterion are invited to complete a Student Activity Information Form that provides the Faculty Council with information regarding the candidate's professional reflections on a candidate's character and leadership. A majority vote of the council is .

  • Honor code violations in grades 7 or 8 may make a student ineligible for induction.

  • Following notification, a formal induction ceremony is held at the school to recognize the newly performance in all five criteria that led to their selection. This obligation includes regular attendance at chapter meetings held during the school year, and participation in the chapter service projects.

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