• Honor Students
    Students may become an Academic Scholar
    or graduate with
    Honors according to the requirements listed below.
  • Becoming an Academic Scholar

    Students must earn a B- grade or higher in a number of College Credit Bearing subject areas in order to qualify as an Academic Scholar.

    Academic Scholar:

    3 College Credit Bearing Classes

    High Academic Scholar:

    4 College Credit Bearing Classes in 2 or More Areas

    Highest Academic Scholar:

    5 College Credit Bearing Classes in 3 or More Areas


    Graduating with Honors

    All students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher will graduate with honors and receive an academic letter.


    Academic Lettering 

    In order to achieve a Forest Lake High School Academic Letter, students must earn a cumulative grade point average based on the following:

    Year in School      Cumulative GPA
    Freshmen                       3.9
    Sophomores                  3.8
    Juniors                           3.7
    Seniors                           3.5 
  • Area One: Languages

    AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, CIS University Writing & Critical Reading, CIS Introduction to Literature, CIS Advanced Public Speaking

    Area Two: Sciences

    AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics C: Mechanics I and II, CIS Animal Science

    Area Three: Mathematics

    AP Calculus I, AP Calculus II, AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, CIS Basics & Applied Statistics, CIS College Algebra Through Modeling

    Area Four: History and Social Sciences

    AP US History, CIS US History to 1880, CIS US History beyond 1880, AP World History, AP Psychology, CIS Macro Economics, CIS Micro Economics, CIS Political Science

    Area Five: World Languages

    Spanish IV, Spanish V, French V, AP Spanish Literature

    Area Six: Arts

    AP Art History, AP Music Theory, AP Art Studio

    Area Seven: Career and Technical Education

    Intro to Health Care, Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Microsoft Office,  Plant Science Concepts, Landscape Design and Construction, Greenhouse Technologies, Intro to Metals, Welding and Machine Tool, Exploring Childhood, Engineering and Drafting 1