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1st Semester Exam Schedule & Information


All classes will give a semester exam each semester. Students can exempt exams based on the following criteria: 

  • A or B average in the class for the semester. 
  • Students must take a minimum of one core exam if they meet the exemption criteria for all classes.
  • Students who accumulate seven unexcused tardies to school in a semester will not be allowed to exempt semester exams. 
  • Students with out-of-school suspension absences will not be eligible to exempt semester exams. 


Semester exams are an integral part of the learning process at Guntersville High School. All students should be thoroughly prepared for their exams. This will require a thorough review of the material that will be subject to being on the test. 

1st Semester – All students (taken during exam week schedule) 

  • December 13th – 1st/2nd period exams 
  • December 14th – 3rd/4th period exams 
  • December 15th – 5th/6th period exams 
  • December 16th – 7th period exam 
  • December 17th – Semester Exam Make-up* 

Exam Week Schedule

  • Exam #1 – 7:45 – 9:15 
  • Break – 9:15 – 9:45 
  • Exam #2 – 9:45 – 11:15 

Exam expectations

1) All exams should reflect the standards covered this semester. 

2) All students will remain in their classroom until the bell rings to end the exam period. 

3) The dress code is in effect. Students should not be allowed to take exams if in blatant violation of the dress code. 

Students who remain at school following the last exam will eat lunch from 11:30– 12:00 Noon. They will remain in the lunchroom for the remainder of the time. Buses will pick up at GHS at 2:00pm each afternoon.