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1 Chatsworth High School Graduation Requirements College Entrance Requirements Financial Aid NCAA

2 Senior Graduation Requirements  Have 230 credits  Pass the Core Curriculum with a “D” or better  Complete a Service Learning Project  Pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)  Complete 20 hours of Community Service (for participation in ceremony)

3 Senior Core Curriculum  4 Years of English  3 Years of Social Studies  2 Years of College Prep Math  2 Years of College Prep Science  2 Years of PE  1 Year Visual Performing Art  1 year of technical art  1 Semester of Health

4 Junior Graduation Requirements  Have 210 credits  Pass the Core Curriculum with a grade of “D” or better  Complete a Service Learning Project  Pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)  Complete 20 hours of Community Service (for participation in ceremony)

5 Junior Core Curriculum  4 Years of English  3 Years of Social Studies  3 Years of College Prep Math  2 Years of College Prep Science  2 Years of Foreign language  2 Years of PE  1 Year Visual Performing Art  1 Semester of Health

6 Freshman/Sophomore Graduation Requirements  Have 210 credits  Pass the Core Curriculum with a grade of “C” or better  Complete a Service Learning Project  Pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)  Complete 20 hours of Community Service (for participation in ceremony)

7 Freshman/Sophomore Core Curriculum  4 Years of English  3 Years of Social Studies  2 Years of College Prep Math  2 Years of College Prep Science  2 Years of Foreign Language  2 Years of PE  1 Year Visual Performing Art  1 Semester of Health

8 What if I Fail a Class or need to Make-up Credits?  Credit Recovery course at Chatsworth  Go to Adult School  Take a class at a Community College  Take an ROP course  Take Work Experience Earn credits while you work your part-time job! Earn credits while you work your part-time job! Earn 5 or 10 credits depending on the hours you work. Earn 5 or 10 credits depending on the hours you work.

9 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)  Must pass the CAHSEE to receive a High School Diploma in the State of California  Take it for the 1 st time in 10 th Grade  Must pass both Math and English sections (with a score of 350 for each section) If you pass one and not the other, you only have to re- take the section you did not pass. If you pass one and not the other, you only have to re- take the section you did not pass. There are opportunities to re-take it if you do not pass it. There are opportunities to re-take it if you do not pass it.

10 Four Systems of Higher Education in California  Community College Pierce, Valley, Mission, Moorpark, College of the Canyons Pierce, Valley, Mission, Moorpark, College of the Canyons  California State University (CSU) CSUN, Cal State L.A., San Diego State, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo CSUN, Cal State L.A., San Diego State, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo  University of California (UC) UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego  Private USC, Pepperdine, Stanford, Otis Art College USC, Pepperdine, Stanford, Otis Art College

11 Community Colleges  Two-Year Schools  No subject requirements; Must be 18 years old or a High School Graduate  No tests required (No SAT or ACT)  Options include Certificate programs, Associates Degree, or Transfer to 4-Year Colleges

12 CSU/UC A-G Requirements A. 2 years World History, US History, or Government B. 4 years college prep English C. 3 years math - Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 D. 2 years lab science E. 2 years same foreign language F. 1 year same visual/performing art (ex: Painting AB) G. 1 year advanced courses in math, English, lab science, foreign language or social sciences

13 California State University (CSU)   23 campuses  4 year Universities with degree programs (Bachelors and Graduate Level)  A-G Requirements must be met  Minimum GPA of *2.0 (3.0 recommended)  SAT Reasoning (Critical Reading and Math) or ACT * For GPA’s between , students must determine minimum eligibility (Eligibility Index). For example: 2.0 = 1300 SAT (CR & Math only) or 30 ACT 2.0 = 1300 SAT (CR & Math only) or 30 ACT 2.5 = 900 SAT (CR & Math only) or 20 ACT 2.5 = 900 SAT (CR & Math only) or 20 ACT 2.9 = 510 SAT (CR & Math only) or 10 ACT 2.9 = 510 SAT (CR & Math only) or 10 ACT

14 CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP)  Seniors: Took EAP portion of the Smarter Balance exam to determine college readiness for English and Math Level 1 – not ready Level 1 – not ready Level 2 – Conditional Level 2 – Conditional Level 3 – Ready Level 3 – Ready  Fresh-Juniors: CAASPP exam (part of the Smarter Balance Exam will take in 11 th grade) used to determine college readiness in English and Math. Level 1 & 2 – not ready Level 1 & 2 – not ready Level 3 – Conditional Level 3 – Conditional Level 4 - Ready Level 4 - Ready

15 EAP/CAASPP  Conditional Status Use EAP/CAASPP score and class to meet “ready” requirement Use EAP/CAASPP score and class to meet “ready” requirement English – ERWC or AP class senior year with a grade of “C” or better English – ERWC or AP class senior year with a grade of “C” or better Math – Trig/MA, AP Class senior year with grade of “C” or higher (a class that has Alg. 2 as pre req) Math – Trig/MA, AP Class senior year with grade of “C” or higher (a class that has Alg. 2 as pre req) Use SAT score with class grade Use SAT score with class grade Juniors in their 4 th year of math still need to take math class their senior year to meet “ready” status Juniors in their 4 th year of math still need to take math class their senior year to meet “ready” status Seniors can still take SAT in spring semester to meet SAT/class requirement Seniors can still take SAT in spring semester to meet SAT/class requirement

16 CONT… EXEMPT:  SAT Math – 550  SAT English – 500  ACT Math – 23  ACT English - 22 CONDITIONAL:  SAT math – 490  SAT English – 460  ACT Math – 20  ACT English - 19 Seniors: If do not meet “ready” requirements, need to take Assessment exam by May 2 nd at any CSU campus. Check your status at csumentor.edu

17 University of California (UC)   9 undergraduate campuses; 1 graduate campus  Four-Year Universities with degree programs (Bachelors, Graduate, and Professional)  A-G Requirements must be met  At least 3.0 GPA in (A-G) subjects (Should have a much higher GPA for most campuses)  SAT Reasoning (Critical Reading, Math, and Writing) or ACT

18 Private    Programs vary according to size  Prefer students who have met the UC/CSU A-G requirements with at least a 2.0**  SAT I / ACT: Check catalogs for specific test requirements. **It is best to go online to get information on the college/university you are interested in for their specific entrance requirements.

19 COLLEGE APPS  Open now! Due November 30 th !  Get unofficial transcript from your counselor and start self inputting  CSU- Grades, GPA, test scores  UC – Grades, GPA,test scores,personal statement,other achievements  Private – Grades, GPA, Test scores, Letters of recommendations, personal essay, other achievements

20 Clubs, Activities, Athletics  There are over thirty clubs and organizations on campus.  Chatsworth High School has a variety of girl’s and boy’s athletic programs  GET INVOLVED! Colleges want to see that you did more than just study!  Participate in Community Service  Participating in extra activities can almost be as important as your grades!!

21 SAT & ACT Exams  Seniors: Next SAT is November 8 th & December 6 th. Next ACT is October 25 th & December 13 th  Juniors: Take SAT/ACT during spring semester of 11 th grade (May/June test) Register for SAT at Register for SAT at Register for ACT at Register for ACT at Flyers and brochures available in the College Office Flyers and brochures available in the College Office  Sophomores: take PSAT for free next week!  Freshman: Take PSAT for $14

22 Free/Reduced Lunch  Need to apply every year  If qualify, you can receive… 11 th graders get PSAT waiver 11 th graders get PSAT waiver 2 free SAT Exam waivers 2 free SAT Exam waivers 2 free SAT subject test waivers 2 free SAT subject test waivers 2 free ACT Exam waivers 2 free ACT Exam waivers Huge reduced fee on AP Exams Huge reduced fee on AP Exams NCAA fee waiver NCAA fee waiver May qualify for College Application fee waivers May qualify for College Application fee waivers

23 Financial Aid/Scholarships  Cal Grant GPA’s are submitted by the district…do not need to send in paper form! Award is based on GPA and financial need (FAFSA/Dream Act) Cal Grant A – 3.0 & higher Cal Grant A – 3.0 & higher Cal Grant B – 2.0 & higher Cal Grant B – 2.0 & higher Cal Grant C – Vocational School Cal Grant C – Vocational School  FAFSA/Dream Act is not filled out until January 1 st (Spring semester of Senior year) and due March 2, 2015 Students and parents can sign up for “Pins” in December Students and parents can sign up for “Pins” in December Make sure information you submit on your FAFSA matches information on social security card and school system (name, address, birthdate) Make sure information you submit on your FAFSA matches information on social security card and school system (name, address, birthdate)

24 Financial Aid Cont…  CSS Profile-nonfederal financial aid, check college board website for colleges that use CSS Profile  Blue & Gold Opportunity (UC) Family income under $80,000 Family income under $80,000 Tuition and Fees covered Tuition and Fees covered  Middle Class Scholarship (UC/CSU-new this year) Family income up to $150,000 Family income up to $150,000 Can cover a portion of tuition and fees Can cover a portion of tuition and fees  B&G/MCS- Automatic consideration when submit your FAFSA/Dream Act + Cal Grant

25 Financial Aid cont…  Check college campus Financial Aid offices for scholarships available  Community Scholarship applications will be available January, 2015 and will be due in March to the college office  Other scholarships will soon be available in the college office and have different requirements (race, religion, parents job, your future plans, financial need, GPA)  Updated list in College Office and online at (click on college office on the right)

26 Things to remember…  Submit college apps and financial aid on time  Don’t wait until the last minute to begin filling out apps…these take time!  Computers available in A4 for use  Check s frequently  Check portals for deadlines and information  Colleges/Financial Aid will not care the reason for not meeting deadlines!  College Bound program after school from 2:45- 3:45pm in Z-195  Call/ me with any questions/concerns

27 NCAA   For student-athletes wanting to play athletics at a 4-year college after high school  Need to register online and meet course requirements Somewhat in line with the A-G requirements although there is 1 additional year required Somewhat in line with the A-G requirements although there is 1 additional year required

28 ATHLETICS  You get 5 years to play 4 years  Eligibility begins when you enroll as a full time student  DIVISION I Larger Schools Larger Schools Revenue/non revenue Revenue/non revenue Full scholarships available Full scholarships available Largest media coverage Largest media coverage Need to be cleared through eligibility center Need to be cleared through eligibility center CSUN, Cal Poly, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Pepperdine, USC, UCLA, Stanford CSUN, Cal Poly, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Pepperdine, USC, UCLA, Stanford

29 Cont…  DIVISION II Fewer sports available Fewer sports available Fewer scholarships Fewer scholarships Most programs funded by university Most programs funded by university Need to be cleared through eligibility center Need to be cleared through eligibility center CSU Dominguez Hills, Chico State, CSU Stanislaus, Humboldt State, Notre Dame, Azusa pacific, UC San Diego CSU Dominguez Hills, Chico State, CSU Stanislaus, Humboldt State, Notre Dame, Azusa pacific, UC San Diego  DIVISION III Fewer sports Fewer sports No scholarships No scholarships Cal Lutheran, Occidental College, UC Santa Cruz, University of Laverne Cal Lutheran, Occidental College, UC Santa Cruz, University of Laverne

30 Eligibility  Graduate from HS  Qualify on Eligibility Center  Accepted through admission  Be an amateur athlete If drafted senior year of HS to play pro, can return as an amateur in a different sport If drafted senior year of HS to play pro, can return as an amateur in a different sport  Seniors Minimum 2.0 GPA with sliding scale for SAT/ACT (will take highest scores from tests) Minimum 2.0 GPA with sliding scale for SAT/ACT (will take highest scores from tests)  2016 & beyond 2.3 or take a knee! (with sliding scale) 2.3 or take a knee! (with sliding scale) Complete 10/16 courses before 7 th semester Complete 10/16 courses before 7 th semester

31 Eligibility Cont…  Take courses within 4 years of HS  Can take 1 course to meet NCAA within 1 year from date of gradation (summer), prior to full time enrollment  Course needs to be on HS transcript  No validation available  Courses taken online (BYU), need to be teacher taught- New option 2  Fee waivers: apply online and I approve if on free/reduced lunch

32 RED SHIRT & GREY SHIRT  RED SHIRT Sit out 1 st year Sit out 1 st year Can practice Can practice Cannot play Cannot play  GREY SHIRT Cannot practice Cannot practice Cannot play Cannot play Enrolled part time Enrolled part time

33 Misc…  Information will be posted and updated on the Chatsworth website at  Go to the right had side of the page where it says “College Office”  Don’t wait until the last minute to improve your grades, be involved, and apply for colleges and financial aid!  College Office is in A4!

34 Counseling Staff

35 End of Presentation Enjoy the rest of your High School Experience!


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