Student Info

Student Hours

Students allowed on campus beginning at 6:45 a.m.
Start of day: 1st Period Bell Rings at 7:20 a.m.
Dismissal: 7th Period Bell Rings at 2:20 p.m.


No "F" Participation Policy

In an effort to promote the importance of academics at St. Cloud High School, any eligible student athlete, ROTC cadet, or fine arts performer that has an “F” in a class will not be able to compete or perform in a game or event until the grade becomes passing. Parents and students will be asked to sign a letter stating that they understand the policy and that they will stay in compliance of maintaining passing grades in order to compete or perform.

Pass/Locker Information 

Students who are on the obligation list need to clear those obligations before they are able to rent lockers or purchase parking and/or lunch passes.

Lockers-Locks and lockers are rented annually and cost $5.00 (no personal locks are allowed). Lockers are first-come, first served, open to all grade levels (including top lockers). Locker sharing is not allowed due to loss of items that may occur with sharing. Locks must be returned at the end of the school year.

Parking Passes-Parking passes are $40.00 for the year. Students need to provide a copy of: driver’s license, proof of insurance, and registration. Pass is to be renewed each year.


Lunch Passes-Lunch passes are available for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.  The lunch pass form must be notarized. Lunch passes are $10.00. Student needs to be present to have photo id created for the pass.

Cafeteria Pricing

Click here for a link to lunch menus.

For the 2019-2020 School Year SCHS is participating in the CEP (Community Eligibility Provision) meal program and will be offering all meals to all students at NO CHARGE.

Please do NOT fill out a Free and Reduced Meal application. 

Schedule Information

Our school offers a wide variety of fine arts and extra-curricular clubs like Student Government, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta,Interact, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Art Club, Drama Club, ROTC ,Marching Band, Jazz Band, and Winter Guard. Students also have the opportunity to apply to be part of the Yearbook staff. St. Cloud High School strives to give their students the opportunity to be well-rounded individuals.

Hall Passes

Students are not allowed in the hall during class time without a classroom pass or an office request. Failure to comply will result in discipline.

Public Notice

The School district of Osceola County does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin or disability in its provision of programs, services or employment. The district has designated Ms. Patrcia Vickers as the District's Section 504 Facilitator to coordinate the District's compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws. Ms. Vickers may be reached at (407) 870-4897. Additionally, St. Cloud High School has designated Mr. Robert Dombo to coordinate the school's efforts to ensure compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws.

Student Policies

Standards of Conduct
The administration, faculty and staff assume that secondary students are mature and responsible for their own proper behavior and efforts at school. In order to maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning,certain standards are expected at St. Cloud High School. Every circumstance may not be identified specifically, but all rules and expectations as outlined in the County Code of Conduct will be strictly enforced.

Change of Address
It is the guardians’ responsibility to notify the school when a change of address or phone number has occurred. Change forms with proper documentation are available through the guidance office and should be completed as soon as possible


Clinic

Clinic A student who becomes ill during the school day must request a teacher pass to the clinic. The school nurse will call a guardian for dismissal approval, and then the student must sign out in the attendance office. Students may not leave campus because of an illness without authorization. Only phone numbers listed in TERMS CONTACT INFORMATION WILL BE CALLED.

St. Cloud High School does not provide any medicine (including Tylenol or Mylanta) to students. If a student requires medication while at school:

  • It must be brought to school by a parent or guardian and the proper authorization completed.
  • Keep medicine in original container with label affixed by the physician or pharmacy, which shows child's name, the dosage, and the schedule for administration.
  • Take note and medicine to the nurse before the school day starts.

No medication will be given to a child without a written request from his/her parents. Students aren't allowed to carry, use, or prescribe aspirin, cold tablets, or any other drug.

Every accident in the school building, on the school grounds, at practice sessions, or at any athletic event sponsored by the school must be reported immediately to the person in charge and to the school office.

NOTICE TO PARENTS: In the school setting, if any possible infectious, contagious, or transmittable condition is suspected by the health aide or R.N., the parent of the student will be contacted to come and remove the child from the school immediately. At this time, you will be advised that you should seek medical attention. The student may not come back into contact with other students until he/she is cleared by a medical doctor. A medical release is required in order to return to school.

Head lice are a common problem in all schools. Routine checks are made at elementary schools. Students in any grade found with head lice or nits in their hair are sent home with instructions for treatment. In the case of Head Lice, students must be treated. Parent must accompany the child to school to be cleared by the nurse. Students cannot return to the classroom until the school nurse has cleared them.

Lost and Found

Lost and found is located in the Administrative Complex. Students who find lost articles are asked to take them to the front office where they can be claimed by the owner.

Closed Campus

St. Cloud High School operates under a closed campus policy. Upon arriving on the bus/parking lot, students are to remain on campus until they are properly dismissed. Any students who walk off campus once they have entered school grounds will be considered skipping.

No students are to loiter in the parking lot once they drive onto campus. Any students found in the parking lot during the school day without an administrative pass will be considered skipping.

Any visitor coming onto school grounds must check in through the Administrative Complex. An administrator must give permission for a visitor's badge. Any person visiting students without checking in will be considered trespassing. Visitors who are picking up students must wait in the parent pick-up area unless checking in at the main office.We strictly enforce this rule in order to make St. Cloud High as safe as possible.

At no time will students be allowed to bring a guest with them to attend classes or be on the campus during the school day. Parents are encouraged and welcomed to attend classes with their child. They should contact a guidance counselor or administrator to set up a day that they can visit.

Outstanding Obligations

Any students with obligation(s) will not be allowed to participate in any co/extra curricular activities offered at St. Cloud High School. Furthermore, a student with any obligations will not be issued an off-campus lunch pass or a campus parking permit.

Bus Transportation

Students residing in bus zones are allowed to ride the bus to and from school. A student is not permitted to come to school by bus and leave the campus area. Students must ride the bus that they are assigned from the transportation department. If there is an emergency and they need to change bus routes a parent must call the transportation department to receive permission. The number for transportation is 407-518-4540. SCHS does not have the authority to allow students to change buses except IF an address has been submitted to the front office. Also, if a student wants a courtesy ride, this must be approved by transportation. Do not bring notes and other requests to St. Cloud High School Administration.

Care of School Property

We hope you share our pride in St. Cloud High School and will at all times help keep all parts of the building,equipment, books, and grounds at their best appearance. Students are responsible for the proper care of all books,supplies, and furniture supplied by the school. Students who disfigure property or equipment will be required to pay for the damage or to replace the item. Willful acts of damage or destruction to property is totally unacceptable and beneath the maturity and responsibility of high school students. Strong disciplinary action will be taken in addition to restitution.

Academic - Guidance Services

The Guidance Department provides a valuable service for all students. All matters concerning registration,course selection, credits/records, graduation, testing, counseling, computer scheduling, and grading are processed through this office. Office hours for the Guidance Department are 7:10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Office hours for the Guidance Counselors are 7:20 to 2:50 p.m. Students and parents can make an appointment to see their grade-level counselor or registrar before and after school, during their lunch period, or at other times by contacting guidance or calling (407) 891-3111.

Course Selection, Registration, and Graduation

Guidelines for Schedule Changes: Students have been given an opportunity to have a conference with a counselor and/or advisor during individual advisement and to select their courses for the next school year. No schedule changes will be made after the student schedules have been printed except for the following:

1. When credit is needed for graduation.
2. When schedule errors are made by computer.
3. Request for teacher changes will not be honored without administrative approval.

Records

Obtaining Copies of Transcripts, Student Schedules and Immunization Records.

Graduates who needs copies of complete transcripts for applying to colleges and universities should report to the Guidance Office to make the request. A nominal fee may be charged.

Grading Scale

Grade Percent Grade Point Definition
A 90-100 4 Outstanding Progress
B 80-89 3 Above Average Progress
C 70-79 2 Average Process
D 60-69 1 Lowest Acceptable Progress
F 0-59 0 Failure
0 0 0 Incomplete

If an I (incomplete) is recorded on the report card, the requirements for which the incomplete was assigned must be satisfied within two weeks of the issuance of report cards or the I becomes an F.If there are extenuating circumstances, at the teacher's discretion, a longer period of time may be allowed for make-up work.

Graduation Requirements



Language Arts 4
Math 4
Science 3
World History 1
American History 1
Economics .5
American Government .5
HOPE 1
Fine Arts 1
Electives 8
Total Credits 24

Also, the student must pass State Competency Test and have at least a 2.0 cumulative G.P.A.

Study Skills

A student who studies well:

  • Brings materials required for class.
  • Is an active participant in the classroom, listens well, and takes part in discussions.
  • Asks questions if he/she has a problem.
  • Plans his/her work, schedules time for homework each day, and makes sure he/she understands the assignment before leaving class.
  • Uses what he/she learns and relates one subject to another.
  • Strives to do his/her best in all course work.
  • Is on time to class and to school.

Extracurricular Activities

Sports The athletic department at St. Cloud High School welcomes and invites all students to participate in interscholastic athletics. In order for a student to be eligible to participate, he/she must maintain a cumulative 2.00 G.P.A. St. Cloud High complies with FHSAA rules and regulations regarding athletic eligibility. Any athlete who fails to meet the requirements will be ineligible for the semester. All athletes will have a grade check every semester. (See Outstanding Obligations Policy).

Before a student may participate or practice, he/she must present a valid birth certificate, proof of a physical examination, a signed parent permission form and school insurance or insurance waiver. See the Activities Director if you have any questions.


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