Presentation on theme: "11 th Grade ICAP Academic Planning. Overview 1.Review DPS Transcripts o Option 1: Print and distribute transcripts by class o Option 2: Have students."— Presentation transcript:
Overview 1.Review DPS Transcripts o Option 1: Print and distribute transcripts by class o Option 2: Have students log onto student portal 2.Learn about ACT and PSAT Prep options and implications for college readiness and the National Merit Scholarship 3.Review DPS credits & graduation requirements 4.Complete/update Naviance 4-year Academic Plan and “My ICAP” Survey
Transcript Review via Student Portal From here, you can view your attendance, grades, & other important information to help you stay on-track.
Locate the GPA and test scores section. GPA & Test scores are used to determine eligibility for college as well as scholarships.
The importance of your Junior Year Grades, Attendance, GPA o The grades from this year are the scores colleges will see first in the fall when you apply to colleges and submit your transcripts College Entrance Tests o Students should take the PSAT in October if they would like to pre-qualify for National Merit Scholarship and prepare for the SAT o Students will take the ACT in April
PSAT Preliminary Scholastic Reasoning Test NMSQT National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
The best preparation for the SAT® Scholarship and recognition opportunities Entry point for National Merit Scholarship Corporation programs and other scholarship and recognition opportunities, including the National Hispanic Recognition Program. College and career planning tools, such as Free access to My College QuickStart™ Student Search Service® - Admissions, scholarship and financial aid information from colleges Personalized feedback on academic skills
The test assesses the academic skills that you’ve developed over the years, primarily through your course work. The academic skills measured are considered essential for success in high school and college: Critical Reading Mathematics Writing Skills
Take the practice test in the Official Student Guide to the PSAT/NMSQT. Understand scoring and “educated guessing.” Familiarize yourself with the test’s format, questions types, and directions.
How to Sign Up:_____________________________________ Test Day/Date:_____________________________________ Time:_____________________________________ Location:_____________________________________ Bring: Two #2 Pencils Calculator (optional)
Add up your total credits earned. You need to have earned 120 credits AND passed American Lit & Geometry to be considered “ on track to graduation.”
Looking back: Honoring the last 2 yrs Congratulations to all students who have completed this important milestone!
Credit Check 40 credits 30 credits 20 World Language 10 PE/Band/ROTC 10 Fine Arts/Tech Ed 60 other electives 240 credits total Identify the classes and # of credits you need to recover Each box = 5 credits
Naviance 4-Year Plan & ICAP Survey Open a new tab and log-in to Naviance using the following Username and Password Student ID # mmddyy Click, “Log In”
Academic Plan & ICAP Survey Click “about me” Click to take the following surveys “Course Plan Survey” “ICAP Survey” Complete each surveys and click
4-Year Plan Credit Check Check to see that the credits in your plan meet the credits required for graduation. SubjectRequired CreditsMy total credits? English40 credits (4 units) Math40 credits (4 units) Social Studies30 credits (3 units) Science30 credits (3 units) PE/ROTC10 credits (1 unit) Electives90 credits (9 units)