Standard of Progress
SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS STATEMENT
Satisfactory progress in attendance and academic work (written and practical examinations) is a requirement for all students enrolled in The Artistic Academy of Hair Design. Students receiving funds under any Title IV Financial Aid program must maintain satisfactory progress in order to continue eligibility of such funds. Students must maintain an overall academic average of 75% or higher, on all written and practical exams and must maintain an 80% or higher, attendance rate of their scheduled hours. Evaluations for attendance and academics will occur when cosmetology students reach 450 and 900 actual hours and aesthetics students reach 300 actual hours. For more information on the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, see the school’s Policies & Procedures Manual.
STANDARD OF PROGRESS
Throughout the course, students will take examinations in every phase of study. Written and practical exams and clinical practical work are all graded on a 0-100% basis. In order to maintain a satisfactory level of achievement, a student must maintain a 75% or C average as a minimum passing standard set forth on the State Board Exam. Practical exams have several components assessed and cumulative grade for each practical must meet a minimum of 75% to be deemed as passing. Students may re-take a failed exam one time for a higher score. The average of the two exam scores will be the standing score for that exam.The following grade scale is used to measure student’s performance:
- 100 - 95= (A) Excellent
- 94-85 (B) Good
- 84-75 (C) Satisfactory
- 74 % Below (F) Failing
Daily records are kept by the school for each student’s progress and attendance. Students will be given a written record of their progress periodically. If a student’s progress does not agree with the standards of the school, the student will be notified and placed on a warning. At the next period of evaluation should the student not meet the standards set forth by the school, their financial assistance will be terminated. In addition, the student may be suspended or expelled from the school. For more information on the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy, see the school’s Policies & Procedures Manual.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
A complete written copy of the school’s Policies and Procedures is given to each student at the time of enrollment. The student must read and acknowledge in writing, that they understand and agree to the terms of the policies and procedures. These policies include but are not limited to tardiness, absences, conduct, and make-up work as well as terms for suspension and /or termination.
STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
In order to manage the school in an effective, fair, professional and safe manor, professional conduct is mandatory in every circumstance. All students sign the school’s Policies and Procedures prior to enrollment and receive a copy upon enrollment for their records. Violation of any rules will result in disciplinary action, suspension, or termination. When a student has previously violated the same or similar rules, that student will be subject to immediate termination. Students that lack the proper aptitude, attitude, and professional conduct for the course of beauty culture will be so advised and their training discontinued.