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1 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! Welcome to Santo High School

2 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! Junior High vs. High School In Junior High you are judged on the “whole” product In High School you are judged on the “parts” and how they fit together into the “whole”

3 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! Junior High vs. High School In Junior High most classes are organized and evaluated yearly In High School some classes are organized yearly but all classes are evaluated by semester

4 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! High School Credits Credit Acquisition Credit is awarded by semester. For every class passed, one-half (.5) credit will be awarded. We operate on an 8 period day. We have 2 semesters each year. There are 8 credits available each year. There are 32 credits available in 4 years.

5 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! HB 5 – Major Components Last Year House Bill 5 Produced Some Major Changes in How We Conduct Business. Such as, New Graduation Plans A New Testing Protocol

6 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! The Path to Graduation Complete Curriculum Requirements for Foundation Curriculum Complete Curriculum Requirements for an Endorsement Pass 5 End-of-Course Assessments

7 Santo Independent School District You have a choice! The Path to Graduation 5 Required End of Course Assessments Algebra I English I and II U.S. History Biology

8 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo The Path to Graduation “The focus of House Bill 5 is to make sure every student graduates prepared for college or a career by creating flexibility for students to pursue their passion.”

9 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Foundation Requirements ELA – 4 credits Math – 3 credits Algebra II must be taken to be eligible for top 10% and automatic admission to Texas public colleges Science – 3 credits Social Studies – 3 credits

10 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Foundation Requirements English Language Arts Four credits English I English II English III Advanced English Course Mathematics Three credits Algebra I Geometry Advanced Mathematics Course Science Three credits Biology IPC or Advanced Science Course Advanced Science Course Social Studies Three Credits World Geography World History (local elective credit) U.S. History U.S. Government (one-half credit) Economics (one-half credit)

11 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Foundation Plan Requirements Foreign Language – 2 credits Fine Arts – 1 credit Physical Education – 1 credit Electives - 5 Credits Total – 22 credits

12 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Foundation Requirements Languages Other Than English Spanish I and Spanish II Fine ArtsBand, Floral Design, or Music History Physical EducationPE, Athletics, or Fall Band ElectivesFive credits

13 ENDORSEMENTS A RTS / H UMANITIES B USINESS & I NDUSTRY P UBLIC S ERVICE STEM M ULTI - DISCIPLINARY C OURSE R EQUIREMENTS FOR G RADUATION IN T EXAS Foundation Requirements 22 Credits C REDITS English I, English II, English III, Advanced English Biology, IPC, Advanced Science World Geography or World History, US History, Government/Economics Algebra I, Geometry, Advanced Math Foreign Language (2 Credits) Physical Education (1 Credit), Fine Arts (1 Credit ) 26 4 Additional Credits Satisfy Requirements for an Endorsement

14 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo 5 Different Endorsements STEM Business and Industry Arts and Humanities Public Service Multidisciplinary Require 4 Additional Credits

15 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Endorsements A student may earn an endorsement by successfully completing: Foundation Curriculum Requirements One Additional Science Credit One Additional Math Credit 2 Additional Elective Credits

16 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Required Courses: Algebra II, Chemistry, & Physics Career Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Includes Courses Directly Related to: Computer Science CTE Math Science Combination of the four above

17 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Business & Industry Required Courses: Additional Math and Science Career Clusters: Hospitality & Tourism, Agriculture Food & Natural Resources, Manufacturing, Architecture & Construction, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Business Management & Administration, Transportation, Arts, Audio-Video Technology & Communications, English Includes Courses Directly Related to: B usiness & Industry CTE Career Clusters Debate – Three Levels Newspaper– Three Levels Yearbook– Three Levels

18 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Arts & Humanities Required Courses: Additional Math and *Science *(may be substituted with parent approval for another course in ELA, Social Studies, LOTE or Fine Arts) Includes Courses Directly Related to: English or Social Studies or Languages Other Than English (LOTE) or Fine Arts – Art, Dance, Music, & Theatre

19 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Public Services Required Courses: Additional Math and Science Career Clusters: Education, Health Science, and Human Services Includes Courses Directly Related to: Public Services CTE Career Clusters

20 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Multidisciplinary Studies Required Courses: Additional Math and Science Includes Courses Directly Related to: Advanced Courses (prepares for workforce or postsecondary education) or 4 x 4 (includes English 4, Chemistry and/or Physics) or Advanced Placement or Dual Credit

21 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Santo ISD Endorsements

22 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Santo ISD Endorsements

23 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Distinguished Achievement To Graduate with Distinguished Achievement, a Student Must Complete Foundation Curriculum Requirements An Endorsement Algebra II To be considered in the “Top 10% of the Class” for automatic admission to a public university, a student must graduate with Distinguished Achievement.

24 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Performance Acknowledgements Outstanding Performance(s) in: Dual Credit Bilingualism and Biliteracy Advanced Placement Exams PSAT, ACT, or SAT Business or Industry Certificate or License

25 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Options under Foundation Graduation Plan High school students have the opportunity to graduate on the Foundation Plan with Endorsements or on just the Foundation Plan Students who graduate on the Foundation Plan are eligible to be accepted to a 4-year university in Texas

26 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Students Entering 9 th Grade Each student selects (in writing) an endorsement The student / parents are advised that endorsements can be changed at any time The student / parents are advised of the benefits of graduating with endorsements

27 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Four Year Plan

28 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Students Moving Down to FHSP May move to the Foundation Plan without Endorsements after their 10 th Grade year Santo ISD will strongly encourage every student to graduate with an Endorsement Parent/Guardian must give written permission to move to the Foundation Plan

29 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Speech is Not Required, but… A specific speech course will not be a requirement under the Foundation High School Program, but… To receive a high school diploma, a student must demonstrate proficiency, as determined by the district, in: delivering clear verbal messages choosing effective nonverbal behaviors listening for desired results applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills needed for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and presentations

30 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo TSI – College Entrance Exam All students must be “TSI Ready” before they can take courses for college credit in Texas Students become TSI Ready by scoring high enough on the TSI exam that they do not have to take remedial classes upon enrollment into college

31 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Locally Developed Courses CCR English (takes place of English 4) CCR Math (taken in place of Algebra 2) EOC Remediation Algebra 1 EOC Remediation Biology EOC Remediation English 1 EOC Remediation English 2 EOC Remediation US History

32 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Dual Credit University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) 11 th Grade: US History (EOC) 11 th / 12 th Grade: Art Appreciation Intro to Psychology Intro to Sociology Jazz, Pop, & Rock Intro to Public Speaking

33 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Dual Credit Weatherford College 12 th Grade English 1301 & 1302 Govt 2305 / Economics 2301 Ranger College 12 th Grade Biology 2301 & 2302 (Anat.&Phys.)

34 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo What is Next??? Personal Visit with Mrs. Gilbert or Mr. Scott Decide on Endorsement Complete and Sign Four Year Plan Register for Classes in April/May

35 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Handouts Available Santo ISD Endorsements Santo ISD 4 Year Plan Worksheet

36 Independent School District You have a choice! Santo Questions???


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