California Junior Scholarship Federation Application Requirements
A. E. Wright has been a proud member of the California Junior Scholarship Federation (CJSF) for over 30 years. This federation recognizes students for their exemplary academic and citizenship achievement during the school year. In order to earn recognition in this program, students must conform to the bylaws within the CJSF Constitution. Please read and review the following qualifications for membership into CJSF or 6th Grade Honor Society.
Grades earned in 6th grade will qualify students for eligibility in "Honor Society". Grades earned in 7th & 8th grade will qualify students for eligibility in "CJSF". Membership applications and requirements for Honor Society and CJSF are the same.
Requirements for 6/7 Honor Society and 7/8 CJSF Membership:
It is a MANDATORY requirement for STUDENTS to apply EACH semester for membership, during the application acceptance period. No parent signature is required for the application.
7th/8th Grade CJSF and 6th Grade Honor Society points are granted as follows:
A = 3 points*
B = 1 point*
C = 0 points
*Honors courses may earn 1 extra point per "A" or "B" not to exceed a total of 2 points extra. GATE courses, Accelerated Math, or Math High do not qualify for the additional point(s).
Students must earn a total of 8 points from the following subjects in the previous semester: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Science.
7TH & 8TH GRADE STUDENTS enrolled in a Foreign Language must earn a total of 10 points for membership.
are earned for P. E., remedial or repeated courses, electives (other than foreign language taken in 7th or 8th grade). Grades must be "C" or higher in each enrolled class regardless whether they count for points or not. No "D's" or "F's" in any
subject. Behavior and citizenship grades must be maintained as satisfactory or better in all classes. No "N's" or "U's" in citizenship. In addition, students must maintain a minimum of 95 behavior points.
*Parents: If your child does not earn enough points to make Honor Society or CJSF or if you have questions regarding this program, PLEASE do not contact the Counselors or Administration. Please contact the advisors; Miss Wessels [email protected] or Mr. Bostrom [email protected]
If you have questions regarding a grade received from a specific teacher, please contact the teacher as ONLY the teacher who issues the grade has authority to make any grade changes.