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Tomball ISD and House Bill 5. House Bill 5 and High School Graduation Requirements for Students Entering High School in 2014-2015 HFoundation Program.

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Presentation on theme: "Tomball ISD and House Bill 5. House Bill 5 and High School Graduation Requirements for Students Entering High School in 2014-2015 HFoundation Program."— Presentation transcript:

1 Tomball ISD and House Bill 5

2 House Bill 5 and High School Graduation Requirements for Students Entering High School in HFoundation Program HRequired Courses HEndorsements HDistinguished HPerformance Acknowledgments

3 Freshmen English I 2. Math 3. Science 4. Social Studies 5. Physical Education 6. Foreign Language or Fine Art 7. Elective for Endorsement

4 Endorsements n STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) n Business and Industry n Public Services n Arts and Humanities n Multidisciplinary

5 Family Choices to Make n Choose your endorsement –Some endorsements require specific courses for the freshmen year (Such as JROTC in Public Services, Computer Science in STEM, etc.) n Review your course selections n Submit your changes to your counselor by April 21, 2014

6 Required Courses - English 4 credits 4 credits – English I, II, and III and English IV, English IV DC, AP English IV English IV, English IV DC, AP English IV Debate III or Debate III or Advanced Journalism III: Newspaper or Advanced Journalism III: Newspaper or Advanced Journalism III: Yearbook or Advanced Journalism III: Yearbook or Advanced Integrated Reading and Writing Advanced Integrated Reading and Writing

7 Required Courses - Mathematics 3 credits – Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II or Algebra II or Algebraic Reasoning (To be developed) or Algebraic Reasoning (To be developed) or Statistics (To be developed) Statistics (To be developed)

8 Required Courses - Science 3 credits 3 credits – Biology and – IPC, Chemistry or Physics and AP Biology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics, Aquatic Science, Environmental Systems, AP Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Forensic Science or Advanced Animal Science AP Biology, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Physics, AP Physics, Aquatic Science, Environmental Systems, AP Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Forensic Science or Advanced Animal Science

9 Required Courses – Social Studies n 3 credits –World History or World Geography –United States History and –United States Government (1/2 credit) and –Economics (1/2 credit)

10 Required Courses – Languages Other Than English n 2 credits –Two levels of the same language or –Two credits in computer programming languages selected from Computer Science I, II, and III* or –Courses designated as replacements after the first year of foreign languages. *Must be earned before September 1, 2016

11 Required Courses – Others n Physical Education – 1 credit n Fine Arts – 1 credit –Art I, II, III, or IV –Dance I, II, III, or IV –Music I, II, III, or IV –Theatre I, II, III, or IV or –Principles and Elements of Floral Design n Health – ½ credit (local) n Speech – ½ credit (local)

12 Required Courses – 26 Credits n English – 4 Credit n Mathematics – 3 Credits n Science – 3 Credits n Social Studies – 3 Credits n Foreign Languages – 2 Credits n Fine Arts – 1 Credit n Physical Education – 1 Credit n Health and Speech – 1 Credit n Electives – 4 credits n Endorsement courses – 4 credits

13 Endorsements – 4 Included Credits n Mathematics – 1 additional credit n Science – 1 additional credit n Electives – 2 additional credits

14 Endorsement Requirements n A fourth credit in Mathematics from –Algebra II* –Precalculus –Independent Study College Algebra –College Prep Math –AP Statistics –AP Calculus –AP Computer Science *Required for STEM endorsement

15 Endorsement Requirements n An additional credit in Science from –Chemistry or Physics or –Aquatic Science or –Environmental Systems or –AP Biology, AP Chemistry, or AP Physics 1, 2, or C –AP Environmental Science or –Advanced Animal Science or –Anatomy and Physiology or –Forensic Science or –An Arts and Humanities substitute course

16 Endorsements n STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) n Business and Industry n Public Services n Arts and Humanities n Multidisciplinary

17 Endorsements – STEM n Algebra II, Chemistry, and Physics and –Computer Science or –Mathematics or –Science or –Combination n A coherent sequence of 3 credits from 2 of the above

18 Business & Industry n Career and Technical Education –A coherent sequence of courses for four or more credits that consists of at least two courses in the same career cluster, including at least one advanced CTE course and the final course from one of the following clusters. –Clusters n Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources Architecture and Construction Architecture and Construction n Business Management and Administration n Finance n Manufacturing n Marketing or

19 Business & Industry (continued) n English –Four English elective credits including three levels in one of the following areas: n Debate or n Advanced Journalism: Newspaper or n Advanced Journalism: Yearbook or n Combination –A coherent sequence of four credits from the above programs

20 Public Services n Career and Technical Education –A coherent sequence of courses for four or more credits that consists of at least two courses in the same career cluster, including at least one advanced CTE course and the final course from one of the following clusters. –Clusters n Education and Training/Human Services n Health Science or n Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps –Four courses in JROTC

21 Arts and Humanities n Social Studies –Five Social Studies credits or n Foreign Languages –Four Levels of the same language other than English or –Two levels of the same language other than English and two levels of a different language other than English or n Fine Arts –Four credits from one or two disciplines of fine arts

22 Multidisciplinary Studies n Four advanced courses that prepare a student to enter the workforce successfully or postsecondary education or n Four credits in each of the four foundation subject areas to include English IV and chemistry and/or physics or n Four credits in Advanced Placement or dual credit selected from English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Economics, Other Languages, or Fine Arts

23 Distinguished Level of Achievement*  Successful Completion of Required Courses  Successful Completion of at least one endorsement endorsement  Four credits in mathematics (including Algebra II) Algebra II)  Four credits in science *Required to be eligible for TOP 10% and automatic state college admissions

24 Performance Acknowledgments n For 12 hours of dual credit with a 3.0 grade equivalent n Outstanding performance in bilingualism n A score of 3 or more on an AP Exam n Outstanding performance on PSAT, SAT, or ACT- PLAN, ACT n Nationally recognized industry certification score or license n An associate degree while in high school

25 Freshmen English I 2. Math 3. Science 4. Social Studies 5. Physical Education 6. Foreign Language or Fine Art 7. Elective for Endorsement

26 Family Choices to Make n Choose your endorsement –Some endorsements require specific courses for the freshmen year (Such as JROTC in Public Services, Computer Science in STEM, etc.) n Review your course selections n Submit your changes to your counselor by April 21, 2014


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