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1 9 th Grade Parent Night College and Career Ready

2 Agenda 0 Transcript 0 Graduation Requirements 0 Course Selection & Registration for College Testing 0 Bright Futures & Scholarships 0 Florida Standards Assessments 0 Questions

3 Transcripts Overview Final Grade Semester Grade

4 Quality Points 0 H = Honors course 0 Graduation requirement will be met 0 Awarded 0.5 quality point 0 AP = Advanced Placement course 0 Graduation requirement will be met 0 Awarded 1.0 quality point

5 Test Scores Credit Summary

6 Graduation Requirements 0 Math – 4 credits 0 English – 4 credits 0 Science – 3 credits 0 Social Studies – 3 credits 0 PE/Health (Hope) – 1 credit 0 Virtual course 0 Electives 0 Performing Fine Arts – 1 credit 0 World Language – 2 credits (college entrance requirement, not graduation requirement) 0 Additional Requirements 0 Passing score on reading state test 0 Passing score on Algebra I EOC 0 EOC’s count as 30% of final course grade

7 What happens if I get a D or F in a class? There is a solution! 0 ELP – After school Extended Learning Program 0 Summer School – June 0 Without successful completion of ELP or summer school, the class will be repeated in the following school year.

8 Tutoring 0 See webpage for complete list

9 Course Selection Timeline January 26 th Course selection sheets given to students Teachers recommendation course level for February Course registrations with guidance counselor during their English class

10 Course Selection

11 Getting to College and Career Ready 0 Honors and AP Courses 0 Honors College program 0 AP Capstone program 0 Courses that lead to industry certifications 0 Taking advantage of summer opportunities 0 AVID 0 Volunteer Service

12 College Testing 0 SAT 0 Sections: Math, Verbal and writing 0 No loss or gain in points for skipping a question 0 Loss of ¼ point for wrong answer 0 $52.50* 0 ACT 0 Sections: Math, Science, English, Reading and optional writing 0 No penalty for guessing 0 $54.50 with writing; $38 without* *Fee waivers for students with free/reduced lunch

13 Bright Futures Florida’s College Tuition Scholarship 0 Three scholarship categories 0 All require a minimum GPA and minimum SAT or ACT test scores 0 Each has a community service requirement of hours 0 to check status 0 Start your community service hours ASAP: 0 Paperwork must be approves before you begin volunteering 0 See Mrs. Newman in for the required paperwork.

14 College & Financial Aid Resources 0 Northeast website 0 Counseling Department under “About Us” 0 Search for scholarships

15 Florida Standards Assessments 0 English Language Arts 0 Grade 9 0 Grade 10 0 Grade 11 0 End of Course Exams 0 Algebra 0 Algebra II 0 Biology 0 Geometry 0 US History All assessments based on the new Florida Standards See PowerPoint on website for more information

16 FSA Practice 0

17 Questions?


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