7STAAR End of Course Exams Testing RequirementsSTAAR End of Course Exams5 ExamsAlgebra I,English I, English II,BiologyU.S. History
8Equals 26 credits in the appropriate areas EOC testing requirements GraduationEquals 26 credits in the appropriate areasANDEOC testing requirements
9No graduation26 credits + not meeting testing requirements 4 years + 16 credits 5 years + 25 credits Must have 26 credits in the appropriate areas and testing requirements!!
10AbsencesMust be IN class 90% of the time (TEA Law) If a student misses more than 5 days in a semester = not receiving credit for class 89% NC 78% NC NO CREDIT
11Advanced Classes Open enrollment 9th and 10th grade classes are Pre-Ap (Advanced Program)11th and 12th grade classes are AP Programs (Advanced Programs)Dual Credit ClassesReceive college credits while in High SchoolColleges LOOK FOR THESE!!!!!!!!!!
12Graduation ChecklistTake the optional and required college entrance exams early (SAT and Act) Talk with people about their college experiences Apply for financial aid Apply for scholarships
13High School Counselor Get to know them WELL!! They will help with High School requirementsCollege applicationsScholarshipsRecommendation LettersNCAA Clearinghouse (athletic scholarships)
14Franklin 9th Grade Center HB 5 MeetingsJanuary 12 0r January 206:00High School Counselors and Administration will be there to answer specific questions
15GO CenterResearch on internet Careers Colleges Scholarships Financial Aide Anything to assist you with planning for your future Some printed materials available Open before school at 7:15 – 7:40 Tues-Thurs