Cheating Policy

Academic Integrity Policy

The Academic Integrity Policy applies to all class activities on site as well as Advanced Placement Testing and other standardized testing exams, on or off site.

Cheating includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Plagiarizing, meaning you submit material written or designed by someone else without giving the author/creator credit or naming the source, you paraphrase or summarize someone else’s ideas without crediting the original source, or you submit work created by family, friends or tutors.

  • Allowing another student to copy your work or class assignments

  • Putting your name on someone else’s project/paper

  • Copying another student’s answers on an individualized quiz/test/exam

  • Possession of or using a “cheat sheet” on a quiz/test/exam

  • Giving another student help on an individualized assignment/quiz/test or falsifying a grade

  • Tampering with a teacher’s grade records

  • Stealing and/or selling quizzes/tests/exams

  • Possession of or using teacher manuals/solution materials

  • Unauthorized use of electronic devices/cell phones during quizzes/exams

  • Talking/communicating during a quiz/test. No communicating is permitted until ALL quizzes/tests/exams are turned in


The first documented cheating offense will result in:

  • Referral to administration

  • Contacting the parent/guardian via phone or email

  • A grade of “F” on the work involved


Any subsequent offenses will result in the above interventions, and will additionally include:

  • Loss of Off-Campus privileges, if eligible

  • Restriction from co-curricular activities