DOE_K_12 - State University System of Florida

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K-12 Division of
Public Schools
Florida Department
of Education
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SUS Standard Admissions
College and Career Readiness
High School Graduation Requirements
Middle Grades Progression
Students with Disabilities
FACTS.org
Resources
• High school diploma
– public or regionally accredited high school, or its
equivalent
– Home education program
– Non-traditional high school program
• Grade Point Average (GPA) in high school
academic core courses
– Weighted GPA will be calculated by the university
• Additional weights may be assigned to certain courses
• GPA in High School Academic Core Courses
Summer 2011 or later applicants
– High school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale as
calculated by the university (still must take the SAT or
combined ACT with writing) OR
– High school GPA or 2.5 -2.99 on a 4.0 scale as calculated
by the university. Minimum test scores required are:
• SAT-Critical Reading ≥ 460 or ACT – Reading ≥ 19
• SAT-Mathematics ≥ 460 or ACT – Mathematics ≥ 19
• SAT-Writing ≥ 440 or ACT Combined English with Writing ≥ 18
• English
• Mathematics
4 Credits
4 Credits
(algebra I and higher)
• Natural Science
• Social Science
• Foreign Language
3 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
(sequential courses in the same language)
• SUS Approved Electives 2 Credits
Total
18 Credits
(Be sure to double-check to see if courses are SUS approved)
• Grade 12 Students in 2011-2012
– 4 mathematics units at the Algebra 1 level and
higher
– Algebra 1a and 1b sequence will satisfy two credits
– Applied Math 1 and Applied Math 2 sequence will satisfy two
credits
• Liberal Arts Math counts as one of the four required
credits of Algebra 1 or higher as long as the course was
taken in 2008-2009 or 2009-2010
• Grade 11 Students in 2011-2012 and classes
following:
– 4 mathematics units at the Algebra 1 level and
higher
• Algebra 1a and 1b sequence will satisfy one credit
• Applied Math 1 and Applied Math 2 sequence will
satisfy one credit
• Liberal Arts Math will not count as one of the four
credits for SUS admission
Summer 2011 or Later Applicants
• Students may demonstrate two-year proficiency for
purposes of SUS admissions and the Bright Futures
Scholarship Program with completion of:
– Second course in high school (such as Spanish 2 or
French 2) or first course via AP, IB, or AICE.
– Second postsecondary course (foreign language (a
foreign language Elementary 2) as long as the
course is 4.0 semester credits
OR
– Third postsecondary course (a foreign language
Intermediate 1, regardless of credits.
www.FACTS.org
2011-2012 Edition
Students are considered college and career
ready when they have the knowledge, skills,
and academic preparation needed to enroll
and succeed in introductory college creditbearing courses within an associate or
baccalaureate degree program without the
need for remediation.
http://www.fldoe.org/cc/collegecareerreadiness.asp
• College readiness evaluation is required for
students who score
– Grade 10 FCAT 2.0 Reading (Levels 2 or 3)
– Grade 10 FCAT Mathematics (Levels 2, 3, or 4)
• Applies to students who entered grade nine in 2009-2010
(current juniors)
• Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
or its equivalent
State Board Education Rule 6A-10.0315, F.A.C.
• Purpose: to prepare students for entry into college
level credit courses as well as gainful employment
• High schools are required to offer postsecondary
preparatory instruction
• Students must complete postsecondary preparatory
instruction prior to graduation
• Students who complete the College Success courses
and/or English IV: Florida College Prep will be required
to take the P.E.R.T. for future placement purposes at a
Florida College System institution
• Aligns with the current practice for Mathematics for College
Readiness
Available online at the Florida
Department of Education’s
Graduation Requirement’s
page
http://www.fldoe.org/BII/Stud
entPro/grad-require.asp
Entering 9th Grade
2010
2011
2012
2013
To Graduate
Algebra and Geometry
+
Biology and Algebra EOC
+
Biology EOC, Geometry EOC
and Algebra II
+
Chemistry or Physics and an
equally rigorous science
course
• Algebra 1 or a series of equivalent courses or higher – 1 credit
– Algebra 1 End-of-Course (EOC) Assessment
• Must pass in order to earn course credit
• If student enters with course credit student is exempt from the Algebra 1 EOC
Assessment
• Geometry or a series of equivalent courses credit – 1 credit
– Must take the Geometry EOC Assessment and results must be
included as 30% of the student’s course grade
– If student enters with course credit, the student is exempt from the
Geometry EOC Assessment requirement
• Biology 1 or a series of equivalent courses – 1 credit
– Must take the Biology 1 EOC Assessment and results must be included
as 30% of the student’s course grade
– If student enters with course credit, the student is
exempt from the Biology 1 EOC Assessment
requirement
• Online Learning – 24-credit graduation option
– Earn at least one course through online learning
• The requirement is met
– Through an online course offered by
» The Florida Virtual School
» The high school or
» A district interinstitutional articulation agreement dual
enrollment course
– A high school course taken online in grades 6 through 8
– A student who is enrolled in a full-time or part-time virtual
instruction program
See District VIP Q and A at
http://www.fldoe.org/Schools/virtual-schools/
• Applies to a middle and high
school student who scores at
Level 1 or Level 2 on the FCAT
Reading but who did not score
below Level 3 the previous
three years
• One year exemption only
• Student must have an academic
improvement plan (AIP) in
place
• Each district school board shall
provide each student (six through
12) and their parents with
information on three- and fouryear options
• Selection may be completed by the
student at any time during grades
nine through 12
– Required written consent of the
student’s parent unless student is 18
years old
Effective for the 2011-2012 school year:
• The school district shall permit a student who
is not enrolled in or has not completed the
related course to take the standardized EOC
during the regular administrations of the EOC.
Code
Definition/Example
A
The student took and passed the EOC assessment required for the course.
B
The student took and failed the EOC assessment required for the course.
C
The student did not yet take the EOC assessment required for the course.
D
The transfer student is exempt from taking the EOC assessment required for
the course.
E
The student took and passed the EOC assessment required for the course
and consequently exempted all or part of the course.
F
The student with a disability had the EOC assessment requirement for this
course waived.
Z
The course does not have a required EOC assessment or the student is not
in a cohort that requires the taking of the EOC assessment.
Current
Code
New
Code
MA
A1
SC
BI
Code Definition
Algebra 1 or equivalent OR any
postsecondary course with a number of
MAT 1033 or MAC course completed
through dual enrollment
Biology or equivalent OR any
postsecondary course in the BSC prefix
or PCB prefix course in Genetics
completed through dual enrollment
For incoming 9th grade students in 2011-2012
• Algebra 1
• A student completing Algebra 1 or its equivalent must
take the assessment and achieve a passing score in order
to be awarded high school credit.
• Geometry and Biology 1
– A student completing this course or an equivalent
must take the EOC
• No state requirements to calculate in results into final
course grade or to be awarded high school credit
– If the credit is earned through a passing grade in the course,
the student does not need to retake or pass the EOC
assessment upon entering high school.
• 2012-2013 entering 6th graders are must
successfully complete at least a onesemester civics education course
• Civics EOC Assessment
– 2012-2013 field test
– 2013-2014 results will constitute 30 percent of
the student’s final course grade
– 2014-2015 a student must earn a passing score
in order to pass the course and meet middle
grades promotion requirements
Critical Skills for Students with Disabilities
Transitioning into Postsecondary
Education or Training
– Self-Awareness of Disability
– Accommodation Needs
– Self-Advocacy
– Differences between Secondary and
Postsecondary
• Accommodations for SAT/ACT
• Documentation of disability for accessing
accommodations
• Test waivers
• Agency supports
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middle, high school and college students.
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Professionals
Available in 3
languages
Can assist Dual
Enrollment
students
Student
Bookmarks
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Available from the Counselors & Educators tab
OnSite, OnLine or OnDemand for 2011-2012
• OnSite District & Regional Trainings
• OnLine Weekly Webinars & District Webinars
• OnDemand Recorded Webinars
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information
and/or
registration
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