Passing 9 th Grade Credits/Credit Recovery GPA Attendance Graduation Requirements Preparing for College Bright Futures Scholarship Student Resources College Credits in High School Testing Clubs, Sports, etc
Its all about CREDITS! (NOT how many years youve been in High School) 5 credits = advance to 10 th grade (and behind a 2 credit) 11 credits = advance to 11 th grade ( and still behind credits) 18 credits = advance to 12 th grade (must be caught up in credits)
English = 1.00 credit Math = 1.00 credit Science = 1.00 credit Elective = 1.00 credit TOTAL = 7.00 credits Year Total: 7 credits
Unweighted A = 4.0 B = 3.0 C = 2.0 D = 1.0 F = 0.0 (no credit) A = __4__ B = __3__ C = __2__ D = __1__ F = __ 0__ 16____ Total Divided By 7 classes GPA =2.28 Credits = 6 Compute this GPA:
24 credits 2.0 or greater GPA Pass FCAT (Level 3- 327) Pass EOC Exams (Alg. 1, Biology and Geometry) Online Course 1.00 credit The 5 Big Requirements
Passing grades: A, B, C, D earn a 1.00 credit per school year A= 90% -100% 1.00 credit B= 80%-89% 1.00 credit C= 70%-79% 1.00 credit D= 60%-69% 1.00 credit F= 59% & below = 0 credit Parent Internet Viewer! YOU can check your grades everyday!
How Do You Catch Up? FLVS- Florida Virtual School ( FLVS.net) Summer School (if is available) Alternative School (Zenith, Challenger, etc)
High School attendance is critical Unexcused absences/make up work 3Tardies= 1 absence For every absence student will have two days to make-up work missed.
1) Need min. 24 credits 4 English 4 Math ( Algebra I, or higher) 3 Science 1 World History 1 US History ½ Economics ½ American Government 1 PE/Health 1 Fine Arts 8 Electives 2) Need to pass the FCAT Rdg. Level 3 test!!! EOC Alg. I, Geo and Biology 3) Need a 2.0 GPA
4 English 4 Math with 2 classes Alg II and higher 3 Social Studies (per State requirements) 4 Science 3 Lab + one other science 2 Foreign Language
It can be with the Bright Futures Scholarship Program! Offered by the state of Florida For use at State Colleges or Universities or Technical Schools in Florida The information about this scholarship program is important for 9 th graders 3.0 MINIMUM Grade Point Average (GPA) starts in 9 th grade! AP Classes give you a weighted GPA See Ms. Rosse in Guidance for more information
AP – Advanced Placement courses – rigorous curriculum through College Board. Course final exam – 3 or higher – college credit may be obtained. APS – Advanced Placement Scholars Program will be offered in 5 high schools and students competing this earn a seal on their diploma and recognition from College Board DE – Dual Enrollment – allows student to take college classes (from Valencia College) no fee but student must have 3.0+ GPA unweighted
Baseball (S) Bowling (F) Football (F) Track (S) Volleyball (S) Weightlifting (S) Wrestling (W) Basketball (W) Cheerleading (YL) Cross Country (F) Flag Football (S) Golf (F) Soccer (W) Softball Fast Pitch (F) Tennis (S) (F) Denotes Fall Sport (W) Denotes Winter Sport (S) Denotes Spring Sport
PSAT –students can take these in 9 th, 10 th and 11 th grades – pre-college admissions testing. Florida pays for the testing in 10 th grade. FCAT – Mandatory – Required to pass the 10 th grade test for graduation. Reading, Math, Writing and Science. Free through the state. SAT –college admissions test taken in 11 th and 12 th grade. ACT – college admissions test taken in 11 th and 12 th grade. PERT – College placement test given by Community Colleges – taken in 11 th -12 th grades - free
Gets you ready for whats next (next semester, next year, after high school) Keeps you ready to learn Know how to contact your counselor LET US KNOW if something doesnt seem right!