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Report
Agenda
0 Transcript
0 Graduation Requirements
0 Course Selection & Registration for 2015-2016
0 College Testing
0 Bright Futures & Scholarships
0 Florida Standards Assessments
0 Questions
Transcripts Overview
Grade
Semester
Final Grade
Quality Points
0 H = Honors course
0 Graduation
requirement will be
met
0 Awarded 0.5 quality
point
0 AP = Advanced Placement
course
0 Graduation
requirement will be
met
0 Awarded 1.0 quality
point
Test Scores
Credit
Summary
Graduation Requirements
0 Math – 4 credits
0 English – 4 credits
0 Science – 3 credits
0 Social Studies – 3 credits
0 PE/Health (Hope) – 1 credit
0 Virtual course
0 Electives
0 Performing Fine Arts – 1 credit
0 World Language – 2 credits
(college entrance requirement, not
graduation requirement)
0 Additional
Requirements
0 Passing score on
reading state test
0 Passing score on
Algebra I EOC
0 EOC’s count as 30%
of final course
grade
What happens if I get a D or F
in a class?
There is a solution!
0 ELP – After school
Extended Learning
Program
0 Summer School – June
0 Without successful
completion of ELP or
summer school, the class
will be repeated in the
following school year.
Tutoring
0 See webpage for complete list
Course Selection
2015-2016
Timeline
January 26th
• Course selection sheets given to students
• Teachers recommendation course level
for 2015-2016
February
• Course registrations with guidance
counselor during their English class
Course Selection
Getting to College and Career Ready
0 Honors and AP Courses
0 Honors College program
0 AP Capstone program
0 Courses that lead to industry certifications
0 Taking advantage of summer opportunities
0 AVID
0 Volunteer Service
College Testing
0 SAT
0 ACT
0 Sections: Math, Verbal and
0 Sections: Math, Science,
writing
0 No loss or gain in
points for skipping a
question
0 Loss of ¼ point for
wrong answer
0 $52.50*
English, Reading and optional
writing
0 No penalty for guessing
0 $54.50 with writing; $38
without*
*Fee waivers for students with free/reduced lunch
Bright Futures
Florida’s College Tuition Scholarship
0 Three scholarship
categories
0 All require a minimum
GPA and minimum SAT
or ACT test scores
0 Each has a community
service requirement of
75-100 hours
0 www.flvc.org to check
status
0 Start your community
service hours ASAP:
0 Paperwork must be
approves before you
begin volunteering
0 See Mrs. Newman in
17-13 for the required
paperwork.
College & Financial Aid
Resources
0 Northeast website
0 Counseling
Department under
“About Us”
0 Search for
scholarships
Florida Standards
Assessments
0 English Language Arts
0 Grade 9
0 Grade 10
0 Grade 11
0 End of Course Exams
0 Algebra
0 Algebra II
0 Biology
0 Geometry
0 US History
All assessments based on the new Florida Standards
See PowerPoint on website for more information
FSA Practice
0 www.fsassessments.org
Questions?

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