Criteria for membership in National Honor Society for the Tuckahoe High School Chapter:

1.       To be eligible for membership, a candidate must be a member of the sophomore, junior, or senior class.  Freshman are not eligible.  Candidates must have been in attendance at the Tuckahoe High School for the equivalent of one semester.

2.       The minimum standard for scholarship shall be a cumulative scholastic average of at least 88% with no grade less than an 80 in any class. This average is based on the candidate’s cumulative grades for high school courses in the five core curriculum courses of English, Social Studies, Math, Science and Foreign Language. Students will be evaluated for candidacy at the completion of mid term exams.  Candidates are also evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character.

3.       Any eligible student must fill out an honor society application to be inducted.

4.       Once admitted, students must maintain the high standards.  They must complete 12 hours of community service by June 1st of each year and attend National Honor Society Meetings. Students  are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct.  Students who do not complete the above requirements and/or exhibit sound character may have their membership suspended or revoked and will not be eligible to wear NHS cords at graduation.