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Bear Scholar Program


Students graduating from Bradley High School will be recognized as a BEAR Scholar by meeting the following criteria:

  • Earn a minimum of 12 Honors Credits (10 Courses must be academic)
  • 3.5 + GPA (by the end of the 7th Semester) NO grade changes or retroactive honors credits from previous years will be considered.
  • Have a minimum of a 19 composite score on the ACT
  • No Out-of-School Suspensions (drug or alcohol related)
  • 95% Attendance
  • No D’s or F’s for any final grade (including Dual Enrollment) through the 8th semester



*Any student transferring from another school system will be subject to review for qualifying as a BEAR Scholar.

*To qualify for Valedictorian and Salutatorian, a student must be a Bear Scholar with the highest numerical average.



BEAR Scholar – Wears a White Cap and Gown

93+ numerical average (cumulative) – Wears a Gold Cord