O HIO ’ S O PTIONS FOR A H IGH S CHOOL D IPLOMA Course Requirements Demonstration of Readiness Assessments Requirements High School Diploma
G RADUATION R EQUIREMENTS English 4 credits Math (equiv. Algebra 2)4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits Fine Arts0.5 credit Health0.5 credit Physical Education (2 -1/4 cr.)0.5 credit Econ. & Financial Literacy0.5 credit Electives8 credits Total 24 credits Must meet testing requirement established by the department of education. Class of 2019
G RADUATION R EQUIREMENTS English 4 credits Math (equiv. Algebra 2)4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits Health0.5 credit Physical Education0.5 credit Business/Technology/Fine Arts/1 credit Foreign Language Electives8 credits Total 24 credits Must meet testing requirement established by the department of education. Medina County Career Center
A SSESSMENT R EQUIREMENTS 1.English I 2.English II 3.Algebra I 4.Geometry 1.English I 2.English II 3.Algebra I 4.Geometry 5.Physical Science or Biology 6.American History 7.American Government 5.Physical Science or Biology 6.American History 7.American Government Substitute Exams: Students may take exams for these courses in lieu of state exams: Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Dual Enrollment Students may take exams for these courses in lieu of state exams: Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Dual Enrollment Substitute exams: Only in Physical Science, American History and American Government.
D EMONSTRATION OF R EADINESS Overall Graduation Points Overall Graduation Points Student earns a minimum number of points from all exams Remediation Free Score Industry Credential & Workforce Score Student earns remediation-free score on a national college admission test (e.g., ACT/SAT) Student earns an approved industry-recognized credential and earns workforce readiness score on job skills assessment
Set the minimum number of overall graduation points required: Total – 18 Minimums in each area English: 4 points Math: 4 points Science and Social Studies: 6 points
G RADUATION P OINTS E XAMPLE Algebra I3English I1 American History 3 Geometry3English II4 American Government 2 Physical Science or Biology 3 Math6English5 Science & Social Studies 8 Total Graduation Points: 19
E ND - OF -C OURSE E XAM R ETAKES Score Below Proficient Score Proficient or Above May retake exam after remediation May only retake any exam after remediation if student has not met overall points total
E ND - OF -C OURSE E XAM R ETAKES Substitute exams may be used interchangeably – the same rules apply Students who earned course credit before new state tests automatically receive three points for the subject. They may take the end-of-course exam for a higher score.
J OB S KILLS AND C OLLEGE A DMISSIONS T EST Job skills test: Selection in December Highest verifiable score counts Job skills test: Selection in December Highest verifiable score counts College admissions test: Highest verifiable score counts Administered to juniors in fall of 2016 College admissions test: Highest verifiable score counts Administered to juniors in fall of 2016
W HAT IS CONSIDERED A F INE A RT ? Drama/ Theater Music/ Band Visual Arts – eg. Art 1, Ceramics
G RADE P ROMOTION Sophomore - 5.5 credits Junior - 11 credits Senior - 17 credits By August 1 st
W HAT C OLLEGES L IKE T O S EE 4 units of English 4 units of Math - Algebra II or higher 3 units of Science – with significant lab experience 3 units of Social Studies 2 or more years of a Foreign Language (3+ is nice!) 1 credit of a Fine Art Competitive Colleges: AP, honors or accelerated courses (most rigorous courses) Class rank (top of class) Cumulative Grade Point Average Good ACT or SAT scores Attendance Letters of Recommendation Essays
A CADEMIC D IPLOMA WITH H ONORS MEET 7 OF 8 CRITERIA BELOW 4 units of English 4 units of Math – must include Algebra II or its equivalent 4 units of Science - including chemistry and physics 4 units of Social Studies 3 units of one foreign language or 2 units of two foreign languages 1 credit of a Fine Art 3.5 Cumulative GPA (minimum, unweighted) 27 ACT or 1210 SAT score
M EDINA C O. C AREER C ENTER Like to see students on track for graduation! MCCC does not offer English 9 and 10, World History, American History, Biology, P.E., Health, and Fine Art courses! Make a strong effort to pass these classes so you are a strong candidate to be considered for the MCCC, if that is your goal.
P HYSICAL E DUCATION W AIVER Waive P.E? Must complete 2 seasons of a sport, cheerleading and/or band. Once you have completed the 2 seasons you can obtain a P.E. waiver form from your guidance counselor. Signatures from student, parent, athletic director or band director are required. Please mark “W” in the P.E. block if you plan to waive P.E.
C OLLEGE C REDIT P LUS (CCP) F ORMERLY KNOWN AS P OST -S ECONDARY E NROLLMENT O PTIONS P ROGRAM (PSEOP) Mandatory meeting for Student and Parents on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the HS Gymnasium. Write a “CCP” in top right corner of registration sheet. Sign up to take the ACT or SAT as soon as possible if you plan to do CCP next year. Next ACT – April 18 th Next SAT – March 14 th Must meet college CCP requirements in order to participate in program. Guidance website has local CCP institution requirements. CHECK IT OUT! www.cloverleaflocal.org
R EMINDERS Academic Letter Awards – Must have a 3.5 GPA for 1 st and 2 nd trimesters Athletic Eligibility – Must pass a minimum of 1.7 credits each trimester and earn a 1.0 GPA. (pass 4 of 5 classes with D or higher)
P RE - REQUISITES Pre-requisites (PR) are courses that you must take in order to take the next course. Examples: Ceramics 1 - PR – Art 102 Acad. Geometry - PR – Acad. Algebra 1 Spanish 2 – PR – Spanish 1 with a “C” or better in 102 Sequence charts in registration guide will help.
R EQUIRED VS. E LECTIVE C REDITS English 9 Math Physical Science or Honors Biology World History P.E. Health (9 th or 10 th ) Foreign Languages Art 101 or 102 Band Choir Woods 1/ Home Maint. CBI Computer App. Exploration of Robotics Required for 9 th grade:Elective examples:
R EGISTRATION I NFORMATION Select the required courses by marking the course selections with an “X” in the “Student Request” column. English Math Science Social Studies Physical Education Health (can take 9 th or 10 th grade) Sign up for additional elective courses to total 15 trimester classes. Make sure the “#of Tri’s” column equals 15 for all courses marked with an “X”.
R EGISTRATION I NFORMATION (C ONT.) Select 5 additional elective choices by writing “1”, “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, in order of preference in the “Student Request” column. We will use the additional 1-5 choices if there is a scheduling conflict with your elective choices. Discuss your course selections with your parent/guardian and make sure they sign the course selection sheet. Return the course selection sheet to your homeroom teacher by: Tuesday, FEBRUARY 17th See your guidance counselor if you have any questions!
C OURSE REMOVALS / A DDITIONS / C HANGES Changes: New Math course for 9 th graders- Algebra 1 A (9 th grade) and Algebra 1 B (10 th grade) Algebra 1 is taught over 2 years for a more in depth learning and practice of concepts. New flow chart for Art courses Art 1 – is now Art 101 and Art 102 Drawing 1, Painting 1, Digital Art 1, Graphic Design 1 –PR - Art 101 Ceramics 1, Crafts 1 –PR - Art 102 Reading for Pleasure – now can take 2 x’s 9 th – 12 th grade (no longer 1 and 2) Symphonic Band now called Wind Ensemble Jazz Ensemble now called Jazz Lab
F LOW C HARTS English Math Science Social Studies Arts See registration guide for flow charts. Go to www.cloverleaflocal.orgwww.cloverleaflocal.org Click on Schools Click on Cloverleaf High School Click on Guidance Click on Course Registration Guide
A DDITIONAL I NFORMATION Honors courses - only select if recommended. Concert Band - EVERYONE WHO WANTS BAND WILL SIGN UP FOR THIS COURSE! Students will then be placed in Wind Ensemble after auditions. Students taking Marching Band or Flag Auxiliary will need 16 trimester classes.
A DDITIONAL I NFORMATION C ONT. Choir students can sign up for 2 or 3 trimesters. Please cross out 3 and replace with 2 if you only wish to take 2 trimesters. Course verification forms will be given to students in the spring. (Last chance to make changes to your schedule for next year.) 8 th Grade Registration Meeting for Parents is scheduled for February 12th at 6:00 pm in the High School Gymnasium. Please plan to attend!
S AMPLE C OURSE S ELECTION S HEET Freshman Course Selection Sheet 2014-15.xls
O NLINE S CHEDULING March 23 rd or 24 th High School Counselors will be here to help walk you through the process. You will need to schedule online each year after on your own.
S CHEDULE C HANGES Course Selections should be FIRM! Selections determine: How many sections are needed of that particular class Number of teachers needed Number of textbooks or supplies needed Schedule changes must be requested within the first 5 days of each trimester based on course availability. All schedule changes will be completed by the seventh day of the trimester. Reasons for schedule change: Correcting incomplete schedules Resolving course selection conflicts Meeting graduation requirements Accommodating special needs students