Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Riverside Preparatory Junior to Senior Transition, Graduation Requirements and Beyond……2014 Seniors!!!

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Riverside Preparatory Junior to Senior Transition, Graduation Requirements and Beyond……2014 Seniors!!!"— Presentation transcript:

1 Riverside Preparatory Junior to Senior Transition, Graduation Requirements and Beyond……2014 Seniors!!!

2 RP Staff, Student & Parent Responsibilities We, as a staff, are here to assist and guide you and your student to their senior graduation and college admission We, as a staff, are here to assist and guide you and your student to their senior graduation and college admission Students are responsible for maintaining good grades, researching & applying for colleges, scholarships, registering for the SAT/ACT, etc Students are responsible for maintaining good grades, researching & applying for colleges, scholarships, registering for the SAT/ACT, etc Parents are responsible to ensure students remain on track with grades and to prepare their students for life after high school (i.e., see above) Parents are responsible to ensure students remain on track with grades and to prepare their students for life after high school (i.e., see above) As a staff we cannot complete college applications, SAT/ACT registration, financial aid. All of these contain personal information that our staff should not have access to or knowledge of regarding our parents and students As a staff we cannot complete college applications, SAT/ACT registration, financial aid. All of these contain personal information that our staff should not have access to or knowledge of regarding our parents and students #1 & #2 college complaints: students are not ready academically (RP’s job) and students are not independent, have no initiative and rely on parents to handle everything (your job) #1 & #2 college complaints: students are not ready academically (RP’s job) and students are not independent, have no initiative and rely on parents to handle everything (your job)

3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English 40 credits English 40 credits Mathematics 30 credits Mathematics 30 credits Science 20 credits Science 20 credits Social Studies 30 credits Social Studies 30 credits Visual/Performing Art 10 credits Visual/Performing Art 10 credits Foreign Language 20 credits Foreign Language 20 credits P.E. 20 credits P.E. 20 credits Senior Project 5 credits Senior Project 5 credits Electives 55 credits Electives 55 credits TOTAL 230 CREDITS

4 Additional Grad Requirements Pass both sections of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) Math and Language Arts Pass both sections of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) Math and Language Arts Note: If all graduation requirements are met but student has not passed the CAHSEE, a certificate of completion will be issued Note: If all graduation requirements are met but student has not passed the CAHSEE, a certificate of completion will be issued If a senior is taking a full day schedule they will be required to take both a Math and Science class. If a senior is taking a full day schedule they will be required to take both a Math and Science class.

5 RPHS Advanced Placement Classes (6) AP English Language AP English Literature/Comp AP Calculus AB/BC AP World History AP Biology AP United States History Exam fee of $89 due in mid-March. If the exam is not taken, student will not receive weighted credit on their high school transcript. Student and parent are required to sign an AP contract with their AP teacher. Exam fee of $89 due in mid-March. If the exam is not taken, student will not receive weighted credit on their high school transcript. Student and parent are required to sign an AP contract with their AP teacher. College Subject Credit College Subject Credit College Elective Credit College Elective Credit College Placement Exams Waived College Placement Exams Waived For successful completion of Advanced Placement exams with a score of: 3, 4, or 5 For successful completion of Advanced Placement exams with a score of: 3, 4, or 5

6 Concurrent Enrollment CRITERIA FOR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT The concurrent enrollment process is the responsibility of the parent and student. When a student enrolls at a community college, they become a student of the college and are entitled to all college services, such as: academic counseling, college guidance, financial aid, etc. VVC and BCC have a full staff of college counselors who can meet and assist with the class selection and answer any questions you may have about their program. The concurrent enrollment process is the responsibility of the parent and student. When a student enrolls at a community college, they become a student of the college and are entitled to all college services, such as: academic counseling, college guidance, financial aid, etc. VVC and BCC have a full staff of college counselors who can meet and assist with the class selection and answer any questions you may have about their program. Steps to Enrollment (visit VVC/BCC websites: (http://www.barstow.edu) Steps to Enrollment (visit VVC/BCC websites: (http://www.barstow.edu) Application for admission Application for admission Orientation and Assessment Orientation and Assessment Principal/Counselor authorization Principal/Counselor authorization Submit documentation to admissions and records Submit documentation to admissions and records Register for classes Register for classes Pay fees Pay feesFinally…… Once steps 1 and 2 have been completed, please leave all necessary forms (including completely filled out concurrent enrollment form and assessment results) with Mrs. Craft. Mrs. Sanchez will review the application request and meet with student to discuss the enrollment. Once steps 1 and 2 have been completed, please leave all necessary forms (including completely filled out concurrent enrollment form and assessment results) with Mrs. Craft. Mrs. Sanchez will review the application request and meet with student to discuss the enrollment. Please note: Mrs. Sanchez cannot advise on college classes. If you have questions regarding VVC/BCC classes and schedules, you will need to meet with a VVC/BCC counselor to discuss your concerns. Please note: Mrs. Sanchez cannot advise on college classes. If you have questions regarding VVC/BCC classes and schedules, you will need to meet with a VVC/BCC counselor to discuss your concerns.

7 What is the NCAA Clearinghouse? What is the NCAA Clearinghouse? Ensures the academic eligibility of student athletes in division I and Division II. Ensures the academic eligibility of student athletes in division I and Division II. All Division I & II athletes must go through the Clearinghouse in order to play in college. All Division I & II athletes must go through the Clearinghouse in order to play in college. Division I: range of eligibility requirements for both core GPA and SAT or ACT scores (combined). Division I: range of eligibility requirements for both core GPA and SAT or ACT scores (combined). Division II: core GPA must be 2.0+, SAT Division II: core GPA must be 2.0+, SAT 820+.

8 A-G Requirements- CA only CSU and UC Eligibility (A) History World (1 yr) and American/Gov (1yr) (B) English 4 years (C) Math 3 years (through Alg II/Trig) (D) Science 2 years from Bio/Chem/Physics (E) Foreign Language2 years same language (F) Visual Performing Art 1 year-long course (G) Elective 1 year academic elective **a_g only for CA schools. Out of state colleges have different admission requirements**

9 College Entrance Exam - ACT ACT Exam (CSU or UC) Preferred test of Cal State Pomona and Cal State San Luis Obispo Preferred test of Cal State Pomona and Cal State San Luis Obispo 4 subject tests: 4 subject tests: English, Reading, Science, Math English, Reading, Science, Math 36 Highest score with a composite score of the average all 4 exams 36 Highest score with a composite score of the average all 4 exams Optional writing exam Optional writing exam

10 College Entrance Exam-SAT SAT Reasoning Exam (UC/CSU) SAT Reasoning Exam (UC/CSU) Three Subjects: Reading Writing Math 800 Highest Score per subject X 3 = 2400 (Taken late spring or summer of 11 th grade year) * *CSU does not calculate the writing test score into eligibility Must be completed by December of Senior Year!

11 Reach, Target and Safety Colleges Reach College Reach College For a school you’ve dreamed of attending, even if it is selective and you may not meet all the requirements for admission. With a little luck – who knows? The only risk is a rejection and the cost of an application fee. For a school you’ve dreamed of attending, even if it is selective and you may not meet all the requirements for admission. With a little luck – who knows? The only risk is a rejection and the cost of an application fee. Target College Target College Review several schools whose admission requirements seem to match your qualifications well. You stand a good chance of being accepted, although it may not be a “sure thing.” Review several schools whose admission requirements seem to match your qualifications well. You stand a good chance of being accepted, although it may not be a “sure thing.” Safety College Safety College Have at least one school on your list that you know will accept you, no matter what, in case your other choices don’t work out for you. This is a school you would still be very happy to attend. Have at least one school on your list that you know will accept you, no matter what, in case your other choices don’t work out for you. This is a school you would still be very happy to attend.

12 Application Dates CSU October 1 - November 30 UC November 1 – November 30

13 Yearly Expense of Colleges CommunityCSUUC Fees/Tuition $ 480 $ 3,476 $ 9,100 Book/Supplies $ 1,422 $ 1,351 $ 1,500 Boarding $ 9,042 $ 12,200 Personal/trans. $ 3,325 $ 2,500 Total$1,902 $ 17,194 $ 25,300

14 California State Universities 23 Campuses BakersfieldMonterey Bay Channel IslandsNorthridge ChicoPolytechnic Pomona Dominguez HillsSacramento East BaySan Bernardino Fresno San Diego FullertonSan Francisco HumboldtSan Jose Long BeachSan Luis Obispo Los AngelesSan Marcos Maritime AcademySonoma Stanislaus

15

16 California State University Minimum 2.0 GPA - Calculated A-G courses grade Minimum 2.0 GPA - Calculated A-G courses grade years of English 4 years of English 3 years Math (Alg I, Geometry, Algebra II) 3 years Math (Alg I, Geometry, Algebra II) 2 years of History (World/American) 2 years of History (World/American) 1 year of Life Science (Biology) 1 year of Life Science (Biology) 1 year of Physical Science (Chemistry or Physics) 1 year of Physical Science (Chemistry or Physics) 2 years Foreign Language (same language) 2 years Foreign Language (same language) 1 year Visual/Performing Arts (yearlong, same discipline) 1 year Visual/Performing Arts (yearlong, same discipline) 1 year Academic Elective 1 year Academic Elective SAT I Reasoning Exam (reading and math) or ACT Exam (with essay) SAT I Reasoning Exam (reading and math) or ACT Exam (with essay) Minimum requirements checked first then GPA considered

17 University of California 10 Campuses UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Los Angeles UC Merced UC Riverside UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UC San Diego UC San Francisco

18

19 University of California Minimum 3.0 GPA - Calculated A-G courses grade Minimum 3.0 GPA - Calculated A-G courses grade years of English 4 years of English 3 years (4 preferred) of Math (Alg. I/Geometry/Alg II) 3 years (4 preferred) of Math (Alg. I/Geometry/Alg II) 2 years of History (World/American/Gov) 2 years of History (World/American/Gov) 2 years (3 preferred) from the areas of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 2 years (3 preferred) from the areas of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics 2 years Foreign Language (same language, 3 years preferred) 2 years Foreign Language (same language, 3 years preferred) 1 year VPA ( year-long, same discipline) 1 year VPA ( year-long, same discipline) 1 year of Academic Elective (g elective) 1 year of Academic Elective (g elective) SAT I Reasoning and two SAT II Single Subject exams required or the ACT (must include writing exam). Note: SAT II single subject exams will not be required for Fall 2012 and thereafter. SAT I Reasoning and two SAT II Single Subject exams required or the ACT (must include writing exam). Note: SAT II single subject exams will not be required for Fall 2012 and thereafter. Personal Statement as part of application process Personal Statement as part of application process UC’s expect rigor and vary in selection criteria Personal statement important !!!

20 Financial Aid- What Do I need to do? Apply for a PIN online Apply for a PIN online Submit a FAFSA online Submit a FAFSA online Submit a Cal Grant GPA form Submit a Cal Grant GPA form January 1, March 2, 2014 January 1, March 2, 2014 Go online and look for scholarships and grants…then…APPLY! Go online and look for scholarships and grants…then…APPLY!

21 FAFSA & Cal Grant FAFSA It is extremely important to complete It is extremely important to complete It is the basis for all financial aid awards and offerings It is the basis for all financial aid awards and offerings It is a free application and on-line help is free as well It is a free application and on-line help is free as well If you are being asked for money, you’re not at the correct website! If you are being asked for money, you’re not at the correct website! The FAFSA has a guided, straight forward application process; however, if this is your first-time accessing the website it can be a bit intimidating so it is a good idea to complete a practice worksheet before submitting the FAFSA. The FAFSA has a guided, straight forward application process; however, if this is your first-time accessing the website it can be a bit intimidating so it is a good idea to complete a practice worksheet before submitting the FAFSA. The FAFSA Worksheet will help you for the January online FAFSA application The FAFSA Worksheet will help you for the January online FAFSA application CAL Grant Cal Grants are free money for college that is awarded to students who meet eligibility, income and academic requirements. The money can be used to attend any California Community College, Cal State University, University of California, private college, and most career technical or vocational schools. The best thing of all, the money does not have to be paid back! Cal Grants are free money for college that is awarded to students who meet eligibility, income and academic requirements. The money can be used to attend any California Community College, Cal State University, University of California, private college, and most career technical or vocational schools. The best thing of all, the money does not have to be paid back! With a Cal Grant, you can get up to $9,700 a year to pay for college expenses at any qualifying California college, university or career or technical school in California. With a Cal Grant, you can get up to $9,700 a year to pay for college expenses at any qualifying California college, university or career or technical school in California. A Cal Grant verification report can be downloaded from the website. Students need to complete the form and bring it to Mrs. Pfenning for verification. A Cal Grant verification report can be downloaded from the website. Students need to complete the form and bring it to Mrs. Pfenning for verification. Depending on which Cal Grant you get, the money can be used for tuition, room and board and books. Depending on which Cal Grant you get, the money can be used for tuition, room and board and books.which Cal Grant you getwhich Cal Grant you get Step One: Step One: Complete and submit the FAFSA by March 2 nd Complete and submit the FAFSA by March 2 nd Step Two : Step Two : File a school certified GPA with the California Student File a school certified GPA with the California Student Aid Commission by March 2 nd Aid Commission by March 2 nd 2014.

22 September Register for the SATs and/or SAT subject tests, and/or ACTs. Register for the SATs and/or SAT subject tests, and/or ACTs. Register at NCAA Clearinghouse for Division I & II Athletics: (www.ncaaclearinghouse.net) Register at NCAA Clearinghouse for Division I & II Athletics: (www.ncaaclearinghouse.net)www.ncaaclearinghouse.net Narrow down college choices to top 5- visit those colleges if possible Narrow down college choices to top 5- visit those colleges if possible Research colleges, scholarships & grants Research colleges, scholarships & grants Visit Riverside Prep website for senior information Visit Riverside Prep website for senior information Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep Senior Time Table

23 Take SAT and/or ACT if needed Take SAT and/or ACT if needed Decide on top college choices Decide on top college choices CSU application period is October to November CSU application period is October to November UC application period is November UC application period is November Private colleges application period varies Private colleges application period varies Ask teachers/staff for recommendations. Ask teachers/staff for recommendations. Research scholarships and grants Research scholarships and grants Attend college open houses Attend college open houses October-November Senior Time Table

24 December-January Last month to take SAT/ACT Last month to take SAT/ACT Register for FAFSA Pin (www.pin.ed.gov) Register for FAFSA Pin (www.pin.ed.gov)www.pin.ed.gov Complete FAFSA form (www.fafsa.ed.gov) Complete FAFSA form (www.fafsa.ed.gov)www.fafsa.ed.gov Send mid-year grades to colleges (if requested) Send mid-year grades to colleges (if requested) Continue looking for scholarships Continue looking for scholarships Keep strong in academic course work Keep strong in academic course work Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep

25 Senior Time Table February-March Remember the importance of 2nd semester grades!! Remember the importance of 2nd semester grades!! Submit FAFSA by March 2 nd !!! Submit FAFSA by March 2 nd !!! Cal Grant Verification due by March 2 nd !!! Cal Grant Verification due by March 2 nd !!! (separate from the FAFSA and must by completed by Mrs. Pfenning). (separate from the FAFSA and must by completed by Mrs. Pfenning). Pay for AP exams (if registered for AP courses). Pay for AP exams (if registered for AP courses).

26 Senior Time Table April, May and June Review your college responses and aid offers. Review your college responses and aid offers. Make final decision on where to attend. Make final decision on where to attend. Send deposit by mid-May (most colleges) Send deposit by mid-May (most colleges) Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep Pay all fees owed to Riverside Prep AP Exams (if registered) AP Exams (if registered) Avoid senioritis- finish strong with grades Avoid senioritis- finish strong with grades Scholarships and Grant research Scholarships and Grant research Graduation!!! Graduation!!!

27 2013 Senior College Acceptances!! University of California : UCLA UC Riverside ($10,000 Chancellor Scholarship), Honors program UC San Diego UC Irvine, Honors program UC Santa Cruz Cal State Universities : Cal State Bakersfield Cal State San Bernardino Cal State LA Cal State Long Beach, San Diego State University Cal State Northridge Cal State Humboldt Cal Poly Pomona (Civil and Chemical Engineering majors) Cal State Fresno Cal State San Marcos Cal State Maritime Private Universities : University of the Pacific and Whittier College Out of State : Ivy League: Harvard (waitlist) BYU Idaho University of Colorado Indiana State University Oregon State Louisiana State Northern Arizona University Southern Utah University ($10,500 Scholarship)

28 Wrap Up List Discuss your final college choices with your parents. Discuss your final college choices with your parents. Make a calendar with deadlines for admission, financial aid and scholarships. Make a calendar with deadlines for admission, financial aid and scholarships. Give recommendation forms to teachers and staff. Give recommendation forms to teachers and staff. Make copies of all applications you have sent out for your records. Make copies of all applications you have sent out for your records. Continue to focus on grades Continue to focus on grades Fill out the FAFSA Fill out the FAFSA Follow up with colleges make sure they received your application and have submitted all requirements. Follow up with colleges make sure they received your application and have submitted all requirements. NOTE: Male Students: You must register for selective service on your 18th birthday to be eligible for federal and state financial aid. NOTE: Male Students: You must register for selective service on your 18th birthday to be eligible for federal and state financial aid. Watch the mail for acceptance letters btw March 1 and April 1 and look out for information on Financial aid btw April 1 and May 1 Watch the mail for acceptance letters btw March 1 and April 1 and look out for information on Financial aid btw April 1 and May 1 Make your final decision and notify all schools of your intent by May 1. Request that your counselor send a final transcript to your chosen college by June. Make your final decision and notify all schools of your intent by May 1. Request that your counselor send a final transcript to your chosen college by June. Be sure you received your FAFSA acknowledgement. Be sure you received your FAFSA acknowledgement. Complete any follow up paperwork for the college of your choice. Complete any follow up paperwork for the college of your choice. If applicable apply for a Stafford Loan. If applicable apply for a Stafford Loan. Receive orientation schedule from your college. Receive orientation schedule from your college. Get residence hall assignment from your college. Get residence hall assignment from your college. Obtain course scheduling and cost information from your college. Obtain course scheduling and cost information from your college.


Download ppt "Riverside Preparatory Junior to Senior Transition, Graduation Requirements and Beyond……2014 Seniors!!!"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google