EARN 24 credit units in all required areas. Pass the Georgia High School Graduation Writing test. Complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service by the end of the Junior year.
3 Community Service Must be completed at a non-profit agency Cannot be completed during the school day Student cannot get paid Requires a short essay Can begin summer before 9th grade year Forms available in Guidance Office and on website 3
4 Graduation Requirements Required Areas of StudyUnits Required English Language Arts4 Mathematics4 Science4 Social Studies3 Health & Physical Education1 World Language2 College Prep (3 preferred) CTAE Pathway4 * * (must be in approved sequence of courses) Electives2 College Prep or 3 CTAE Total Minimum Units24 4
No longer are courses or diplomas College Prep or CTAE (Technical Prep)
6 Must pass 4 courses in each subject Core Academic Courses Math Social Studies Science English CORE
7 Required for all students entering Grade 9 in 2013-2014 and beyond (Pathway must be chosen) Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) 4 units in a coherent sequence of CTAE courses leading to college readiness and a career readiness certificate endorsed by related industries Advanced Academic (dual enrollment) English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies Fine Arts Visual Arts, Theater, Dance, Music, or Journalism World Language 2 units of same language and 1 of same or different language 7
Auto Collision RepairFinancial/Banking Auto TechnologyFirefighting AviationEngineering, Computer NetworkingHospitality, Tourism Computer Tech SupportNursing CosmetologyEarly Childhood Culinary Arts CTAE Career Pathway options at Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School:
Graduation requirements = the minimum amount it takes for a student to graduate high school. If you want to attend college, you must go beyond the minimum.
Quality and rigor of academic program. Have you challenged yourself?. Is College in Your Future? What Things Do Admissions Counselors Look For in Students?
Why should you pick challenging courses? Four-year colleges rated their admission criteria in the recent 2009 College Board survey. Based on responses from 1,917 institutions, the following criteria are "very important": School achievement GPA 83% Test scores 59% Recommendation19% Essay17% Interview14% Activities 4% Source: Annual Survey of Colleges of the College Board, 2005-06
GRADUATING ON OR AFTER May 2015 STUDENTS MUST PASS TWO ADVANCED CREDITS
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We send progress reports home with the students every 9 weeks We send report cards home with the students every 18 weeks We post student highlights, monthly lesson plans, news letters, tutorial sessions, announcements, school test dates and results on our web site.