Subject Area Graduation Requirements of 24- Credit Program English 4 credits, with major concentration in composition, reading for information, and literature. Mathematics 4 credits, one of which must be Algebra 1 or its equivalent and one of which must be in geometry or its equivalent, or a higher-level math course. Science 3 credits in science, two of which must have a laboratory component. Social Studies 1 credit world history 1 credit United States History 0.5 credit United States Government 0.5 credit economics Foreign Language Not required for high school graduation, but required for admission into state universities.
Fine arts or Performing Arts,(Practical Arts) 1 credit in fine or performing arts, speech and debate, or practical arts (eligible courses specified in Course Code Directory) Physical Education 1 credit in physical education to include the integration of health. Electives 8 credits (0.5 FLVS) Total24 credits State Assessment RequirementsPassing scores on the Grade 10 FCAT 2.0 Reading or scores on a standardized test that are concordant with the passing scores on the FCAT (ACT or SAT [Scholarship Aptitude Test]) Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
Students graduate with: 5 Math credits 5 Science credits 3 Spanish credits
Allows eligible high school students to enroll in post-secondary courses. Credits earned: Both: High school credit College credit towards a degree or technical certificate. All 24 Florida colleges and some state universities participate in Dual Enrollment. The courses can be taken: Part-time basis during school hours. After School During Summer
Students do not have to pay anything. Textbooks to students are provided free of charge. The grades obtained through dual enrollment at Florida colleges and universities will become part of the permanent post- secondary record. States universities will not admit a student who has less than a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Nationwide program by The College Board. Consists of: YWPA offers 14 AP Classes College Level Courses: If student earns a passing score of a 3 or above earns: College Credit AP credit Or both, depending on the college or university. MDCPS students do not have to pay for the AP exams. More than 90% of 4 year colleges and universities have AP Policies For more questions visit:
World History U.S. History Macroeconomics/ Government Spanish Language Spanish Literature Human Geography Art Studio English Language English Literature Biology Chemistry Environmental Science Calculus
Rigorous, research-based standards for mathematics, and English- language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects for grades K-12 Designed to prepare the nations students with the knowledge and skills needed for success in college and the workforce Internationally benchmarked to ensure that students will be globally competitive A clear and consistent educational framework A collaborative effort that builds on the best of current state standards 11
AP Human Geography AP Spanish Language AP Chemistry AP Psychology AP Spanish Literature AP Macroeconomics/Government AP Calculus AB AP Biology AP English Language and Composition AP United States History AP Studio Art: 2D Design AP English Literature and Composition AP Environmental Science AP World History
Algebra 1 – The EOC assessment must be passed in order to earn credit for the course Geometry – The EOC assessment must be passed in order to earn credit for the course Biology 1 - The EOC assessment must be passed in order to earn credit for the course Algebra 2 – Required for graduation Chemistry or Physics – Or equivalent science course required for graduation U.S. History – The EOC assessment will be 30% of all students final grade for the course going forward
Middle School Spanish Computers Dance Journalism/Yearbook Physical Education Drama Florida Virtual School Gifted High School SAT/ACT Prep Spanish Personal Fitness Chorus AP Art Studio Debate Dual Enrollment AP Psychology Executive Internship Florida Virtual School
Art Club Chess Club Chorus Environmental Club Future Educators of America Key Club Math Club National Honor Society Newspaper Club Poetry S.A.D.D Club Spanish Club Student Government Women of Tomorrow Yearbook Club
Scholarship Money Earned by the Classes of 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $100,000 CLASSES 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 TOTAL NUMBER OF GRADUATES = 78
University of Miami Hamilton College Syracuse University Purdue University Dade Honors College Florida International University University of Denver Santa Fe College Miami International University of Art and Design Mount Holyoke College Smith College University of Central Florida University of Florida Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Loyola University Wilson and Smith University