Presentation on theme: "Orange High School Graduation Requirements English- 4 years Math- 4 years Science- 4 years History- 1 year of World History, 2 years of US History World."— Presentation transcript:
Orange High School Graduation Requirements English- 4 years Math- 4 years Science- 4 years History- 1 year of World History, 2 years of US History World Language- 2 years Health/Physical Education- 1 year for every year enrolled in high school Visual/Performing Arts- 1 year Career-Technical Education- 1 year
What is a Transcript? Name, Address, School Information List of all courses taken in high school A record of final grade earned in each class GPA Class Rank The best high school transcript will show consistent grades in a challenging course load.
What is GPA? Your GPA is your grade point average Your GPA is calculated by assigning each letter grade with a number value (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0) The sum of all of the grade points is divided by the number of classes taken The cumulative/overall GPA is reflected on your transcript The cumulative GPA is re-calculated every semester starting in 9 th grade and includes all grades earned during high school
How is GPA Calculated? ClassesGradeGrade Points CP English IA4.0 Algebra IB3.0 Health/PEB3.0 Spanish IA4.0 World HistoryA4.0 Total Grade Points18 Total Grade Points divided by 5 classes = GPA 18/5= 3.6
What is Class Rank? A mathematical measure of how a student's performance compares to other students in his or her class compilation of courses and grades is converted to an overall grade point average (GPA) the higher the GPA, the higher the student's class ranking
Minimum Requirements for Grade Classification In order for students to be considered to be in the appropriate grade level, they must complete the following number of credits by August: Sophomore35 Junior70 Senior105 Students who have not attained the appropriate number of credits must remain in the previous years grade level. However, such action does not necessarily mean that a student cannot graduate with his original class. A School Counselor can best advise you with respect to your grade level status.
Small Learning Communities Academy of Business and Technology Academy of Health and Sciences Academy of Law Academy of Visual and Performing Arts Academy of Education/Teaching
Special Programs Virtual High School NJIT Real World Connections Tomorrows Teachers Seton Hall Junior MBA Essex County College High School Initiative University of Medicine and Dentistrys School of Related Health Professions Fairleigh Dickinson Pre-Engineering Program Pathways to College
Preparing for College Review your career plans and decide which type of school is right for you Visit some college campuses Meet with admissions representatives who are visiting your school Register for SAT and ACT Personal Statement Begin asking teachers, guidance counselors, and employers for letters of recommendation to include with your admission and/or scholarship application
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