4Counseling Department Ms. Leaños- College Counselor and AVID +A-BMs. Dumani-LEP + C-GDMs. Lobel-Weiss-GE-ZMs. Brown- Attendance Counselor
5Graduation Requirements for Class of 2015 Social Studies– 30 creditsEnglish- 40 creditsMathematics- 20 credits College Prep *Through Geometry*Lab Science- 20 creditsBiological Science-10 creditsPhysical Science-10 creditsVisual/Performing Arts- 10 creditsElectives- 75 creditsApplied Technology- 10 creditsPE- 20 creditsHealth- 5 creditsComputer LiteracyCareer PathwayService LearningSenior PortfolioCAHSEE- Pass ELA and MathTotal Credits needed to graduate – 230
6A-G Minimum Subject Requirements A. Social Science – 2 yearsB. English – 4 yearsC. Mathematics – 3 yearsD. Science – 2 yearsE. Language other than English (LOTE) – 2 yearsF. Visual & Performing Arts – 1 year (in sequence)G. College Prep Elective – 1 year (G or A-F courses notconsidered introductory level)
7Class of 2015 Credits to Promote 55 Credits – 10th Grade110 Credits – 11th Grade170 Credits - 12th Grade230 Credits – To Graduate High School
8Advanced Placement Courses (AP) AP World HistoryAP US HistoryAP GovernmentAP English LanguageAP English LiteratureAP BiologyAP Studio ArtAP Spanish LanguageAP Calculus
9Honors Courses H English 9 H English 10 H Biology H Chemistry H GeographyH EconomicsH Adv CompH Lit Analysis
10Take a College Class at EVHS Sociology will begin on September 9thClass meets Mondays and Wednesdaysfrom 2p.m.-3:50 p.m.Great way to earn 3.0 college creditsLooks very favorable on college applicationMust have 4th and 8th period off
11Adult School Must be at least 16 years old to attend Independent after school class that meets off siteSee your counselor for an application
12Work Permit PolicyMaintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA with no F’s in any class on the most current progress report/report card.No more than 2 U’s on the most current progress report/report card.Maintain a good daily attendance record in all classes.Maintain an appropriate discipline record at school, 10 weeks prior to issuance.Must have grade level credits prior to issuance or wait until next grading period.Understand that student’s grades and attendance will be monitored through out the year. If the student does not meet the above requirements, his/her work permit will be revoked!Agree that school is the priority over work.See your counselor for an application when actively searching for employment
13Student Attendance Goals Far Below BasicBelow BasicBasicProficientAdvancedLess than 87%%92 – 95%%100%25 or more absences15-24 absences8-14 absences1-7 absences0 absencesMORE LIKELY TOACHIEVE AT GRADE LEVELAND GRADUATE!Attendance Performance Meter GoalsAt least 71% of students school-wide maintaining Proficient or Advanced Attendance (96% or higher)
14What is Excellent Attendance? The LAUSD’s goal is for ALL students to attend at a rate of 96% or higher. We expect all students to be present in school, on-time, every day. Students should miss no more than one week (about 7 days) of school per school year.
15Compulsory Full-Time Education E.C. 48200 All children between the ages 6 and 18 years must attend school full time.All parents, guardians, and students are responsible to comply with this law.Kindergarten students are included. They must abide with the attendance policy if they are enrolled in school15
16Attendance + Grades=Success Why does this law exist?Attendance + Grades=SuccessSchool attendance is the strongest predictor of High School Graduation.A high school graduate will earn about $300,000 more than a high school dropout over their lifetime. A college graduate will earn about $1,000,000 more than a high school dropout over a lifetime.The attendance law exists back in the 18 or 1900’s to protect children from being exploited, cut back on delinquency.16
17What Students can do: Get to school every day on time, in every grade! Make any appointments during school vacations or off time.Set a schedule and stick to it!Make sure you go to bed early so that you are rested and ready to learn.Prepare school clothes, homework and supplies the night before school.Talk to your parent, counselor, or someone you trust for help and support if you need it!
18Attendance Policies and Procedures Be on time at 8AM.Make doctor appointments after school or on vacation time.Bring a note from a doctor or a parent if you are absent.Talk to a counselor if you are having problems with your attendance or need help with something.
19Sports Football Boys JV/Varsity Basketball Girls Varsity Basketball Boys JV/Varsity SoccerGirls SoccerGirls VolleyballBoys BaseballGirls SoftballSwim TeamCross Country
20KYDS Keeping Youth Doing Something Before and After School Program Morning Programs 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (Books and Breakfast, Morning Fitness, Girls Soccer Club, Basketball Club)Afternoon Programs (3:25 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Play Production, Pep Band, Driver’s Ed, Study Hall, ELL Tutoring, Falcon Lounge, Math Tutoring, Speech Club, Play Production, Scrapbooking Club, Softball Club, Yoga/Pilates, and Cyber Patriot