# NO FAILURE ZONE!!! JENNINGS HIGH SCHOOL- 9 TH GRADE.

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NO FAILURE ZONE!!! JENNINGS HIGH SCHOOL- 9 TH GRADE

______ is the number of credits required to graduate from _______________. (JSH high school)

24 is the number of credits required to graduate from Jennings High School. 25 credits for a College prep diploma

_______________________ classes include English, math, science, social studies.

Core Content (subject area) classes include English, math, science, social studies.

___________________________________ is an example of the practical arts.

Ex. Fashion Design, PLTW Biomedical, PLTW Engineering, Nutrition and Wellness, Computer Application, Intro to Business, etc. are examples of practical arts.

___________________________________ ___is an example of the fine arts.

Ex. Vocal Ensemble, Art I and Art II, Instrumental Music (Band) are examples of fine arts.

How many physical education classes are required for graduation? _________

How many physical education classes are required for graduation? 1

Does health education count towards physical education credits? __________

Does health education count towards physical education credits? NO 1 credit of physical education ½ credit of health

G.P.A. is the acronym for _______________________________________

G.P.A. is the acronym for Grade Point Average 4.0 A 3.0 B 2.0 C 1.0 D 0.5 F

When does the calculation of your high school G.P.A. begin? _____________

When does the calculation of your high school G.P.A. begin? First day of your 9 th grade year

What does class rank mean? _______________________________________

What does class rank mean? _______________________________________ Class ranking is a mathematical summary of a student's academic record compared to those of other students in the class. It usually takes into account both the degree of difficulty of the courses a student is taking (AP®, honors, college-preparatory or regular courses) and the grade the student earns. The compilation of courses and grades is converted to an overall grade point average (GPA), and the higher the GPA, the higher the student's class ranking.

High School Transcripts begin with courses at the ____________ grade level.

High School Transcripts begin with courses at the 9 th grade level.

What does EOC mean?_____________ How many EOC’s and what core subjects are required of freshmen at the end of the school year?___________

What does EOC mean? End of Course How many EOC’s and what core subjects are required of freshmen at the end of the school year? 2 – English 9 and Algebra I

How many EOC’s does a student have to take before graduating from high school?________

How many EOC’s does a student have to take before graduating from high school? 8

AP stands for _____________________________ course?

AP stands for Advanced Placement course Courses are regular, honors, and AP being the highest level. AP stands for Advanced Placement. At the completion of an AP class you would be allowed to take the AP test, which if you passed it will earn you college credit before starting college. AP is the highest (aka: hardest) level you can take for a course that could you college credit. Dual enrollment

A Plus Program A+ Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or lawfully present in the U.S. Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation. Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years immediately prior to graduation. 1 Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.

Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring, of which up to 25% may include job shadowing. Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol. Beginning with the high school senior class of 2015, have achieved a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course exam.

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