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Inspire… Empower… Succeed… Class of 2016 PREPARING FOR TRANSITION TO GLENBARD SOUTH.

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1 Inspire… Empower… Succeed… Class of 2016 PREPARING FOR TRANSITION TO GLENBARD SOUTH

2 Freshman course selections are based upon: Explore Scores M.A.P. Scores Sending Schools Recommendations Students/Parents Requests PLACEMENT PROCESS

3 October 15, 2011 First Test in EPAS - Education Planning and Assessment System 8 th / 9 th Grade – Explore 10 th Grade – PLAN 11 th Grade – ACT Subjects tested include: Reading English Mathematics Science EXPLORE TEST

4 Score Ranges Explore 1-25 PLAN 1-32 ACT 1-36 College Readiness Benchmarks (8 th Grade) English - 13 Mathematics – 17 Reading – 15 Science - 20 EPAS SCORE RANGES

5 English credits Speech credit Social Studies – 3.0 credits Government- 0.5 credit U.S. History credit Math credits Science credits Cultural Education credit (Music, Art, Foreign Language) Applied Arts credit (Business, Industrial Tech, FCS) Health credit Consumer Education credit Physical Education credits Electives credits Driver Education Complete ACT/PSAE 23.0 Total Credits Required GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

6 Parents and students will meet with high school guidance counselor to complete 9 th grade course selection During freshman year - students will meet with guidance counselor to develop a four year plan of courses to be completed during high school FOUR YEAR PLAN

7 Seven Period Day English Math Social Studies Science Physical Education/Health Elective – Art, Music, Business, Foreign Language, Business, Industrial Technology, Family & Consumer Science Study Hall FRESHMAN YEAR

8 Students who enter below grade level in reading and/or mathematics may be recommended for: English 1 + Academic Strategies Extended English (English + Reading) Algebra + Math Seminar Extended Algebra (Algebra double block) ACADEMIC INTERVENTIONS

9 December 2011: Receive course recommendations & enrollment packet in US Mail January 5, 2012: 8 th Grade Curriculum Night Early January 2012: Enrollment Meetings Spring 2012 Athletics / Activities Night KEY DATES

10 Ms. Loukia Mastrodimos Assistant Principal for Instruction Phone: CONTACT INFORMATION


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