Exemption Detail (from BISD Grading Guidelines)
A student may earn exemptions based on his or her grade classification by having a semester average of 80 or higher in the class for which the student is seeking an exam exemption, and two or fewer absences in the class for which the student is seeking an exam exemption prior to the day of the semester exam. All absences are counted per class period whether excused or unexcused with the following documented exemptions: participation in school-sponsored activities, religious holy days, and pre-approved college visits.
Freshmen- 1 exam exemption per semester
Sophomores- 2 exams exemptions per semester
Juniors- 3 exams exemptions per semester
Seniors- 4 exams exemptions per semester