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High School Graduation Requirements
Florida students entering their first year of high school in
the 2011–2012 school year and thereafter may choose
from several options to earn a standard diploma. They are
as follows:
• A 4-year, 24-credit program
• A 3-year, 18-credit college preparatory program
• A 3-year, 18-credit career preparatory program
And all students, regardless of graduation program, must still :
• earn a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
• achieve passing scores on the Grade 10 FCAT® 2.0 (FCAT) Reading
• and pass specific End-of-Course (EOC) assessments to graduate
with a standard diploma.
For students who enter 9th grade, course
credits include the following:
English - 4 credits
Mathematics - 4 credits to include the following:
Beginning in 2011–2012
• 1 credit in Algebra 1 by passing the EOC assessment
• 1 credit in Geometry (must take EOC – 30% of final course grade)
2012–2013 and beyond
• 1 credit in Algebra 1 by passing the EOC assessment
• 1 credit in Geometry by passing the EOC assessment
• 1 credit in Algebra 2
For students who enter 9th grade, course credits
include the following: (continued)
Science - 3 credits to include the following:
Beginning in 2011–2012
• 1 credit in Biology (take the EOC assessment – 30% of final course grade)
2012–2013
• 1 credit in Biology by passing the EOC assessment
2013–2014 and beyond
• 1 credit in Biology by passing the EOC assessment
• 1 credit in Chemistry or Physics or its equivalent
• 1 credit in an equally rigorous science course
Social Studies - 3 credits
• 1 credit in World History
• 1 credit in United States History
• .5 credit in United States Government
• .5 credit in Economics
Accelerated Programs for High
School Students
Studies show that students who complete a solid
academic program in high school, including advanced
courses, are more likely to be successful in college.
Examples of acceleration mechanisms include the following:
• International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program
http://www.ibo.org
• Dual Enrollment and Early Admission
http://www.fldoe.org/articulation/pdf/dualenrollfaqs.pdf
• Advanced Placement (AP) Program
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html
• The Florida Virtual School (FLVS) offers students access to
Advanced Placement (AP) courses http://www.flvs.net
College and Career Readiness
What Does “College and Career Ready”
Mean?
Students are college and career ready when
they have the knowledge, skills, and academic
preparation needed to enroll and succeed in
introductory college credit-bearing courses
within an associate or bachelor level degree
program without the need for remedial courses.
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
• The Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
is Florida's customized common placement test.
• The purpose of the P.E.R.T. is accurate course
placement based on the student's skills and abilities.
• The P.E.R.T. is aligned with the Postsecondary
Readiness Competencies identified by Florida faculty
as necessary for success in entry-level college credit
coursework.
• The P.E.R.T. assessment system includes Placement
and Diagnostic tests in mathematics, reading and
writing.
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
• The (P.E.R.T.) Placement is administered to students
in public high schools and Florida College System
institutions to determine readiness for Intermediate
Algebra, MAT 1033, and Freshman Composition I,
ENC 1101.
• The P.E.R.T. assessment is a computer adaptive test
(C.A.T.) with 25 operational items that will be the
basis of the student's placement score and five (5)
field test items which are designed to continuously
enhance the operational test bank.
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
Mathematics
Lower Level Developmental Education
Scores of 50-95
Higher Level Developmental Education
Scores of 96-112
Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1033)
Scores of 113*-122
College Algebra or higher (MAC 1105)
Scores of 123-150
*113 is the college-ready cut score for mathematics.
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
Reading
Lower Level Developmental Education
Scores of 50-83
Higher Level Developmental Education
Scores of 84-103
Freshman Composition Skills I (ENC 1101) Scores of 104*-150
*104
is the college-ready cut score for reading.
Postsecondary Education
Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.)
Writing
Lower Level Developmental Education
Scores of 50-89
Higher Level Developmental Education
Scores of 90-98
Freshman Composition Skills I (ENC 1101) Scores of 99*-150
*99 is the college-ready cut score for writing.
College Readiness Scores on
SAT & ACT
SAT-I, The College Board
Verbal
440
ENC 1101
Mathematics
440
MAT 1033
Enhanced ACT, American College Testing Program
Reading
18
English
17
Mathematics
19
ENC 1101
MAT 1033
Bright Futures Scholarship
Requirements for 2012 Graduates
The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program’s purpose
is to reward students for their academic achievements
during high school by providing funding to attend
postsecondary education in Florida.
Florida Academic Scholar (FAS) & Florida Medallion
Scholar (FMS) Awards
Requirements include 16 credits in the following courses:
• 4 English (3 with substantial writing)
• 4 mathematics (Algebra 1 level and above)
• 3 natural science (2 with substantial lab)
• 3 social science
• 2 foreign language (sequential, in the same language)
Florida Academic Scholar (FAS)
•
•
•
•
•
3.5 weighted GPA in the above courses
100 community service hours
1290 SAT (combined Reading and Math) or
29 on the ACT (excluding the writing section)
Up to 2 additional credits from courses in the
academic areas listed above or in fine arts courses
may be used to raise their Bright Futures GPA.
2012 — SAT 1270 or ACT 28
2013 — SAT 1280 or ACT 28
2014 — SAT 1290 or ACT 29
Undergraduate
Per credit
15 semester credits
In-State
FAS
$205.08
$3,076.20
$103
$1545
Florida Medallion Scholar (FMS)
• 3.0 weighted GPA in the above courses,
• 75 community service hours
• score of 1170 on the SAT (combined Critical Reading &Math
sections only)
• 26 on the ACT (excluding the writing section)
• Up to 2 additional credits from courses in the academic
areas listed above or in fine arts courses from the student’s
high school transcript may be used to raise their Bright
Futures GPA.
2011 -– SAT 970 or ACT 21
2012 — SAT 980 or ACT 21
2013 — SAT 1020 or ACT 22
2014 — SAT 1170 or ACT 26
Undergraduate
Per credit
15 semester credits
In-State
FMS
$205.08
$3,076.20
$77
$1155
Vocational Gold Seal Scholarship
4-year Diploma
Credits must include the 16 core credits required for high
school graduation.
• 4 English (3 with substantial writing)
• 4 Mathematics (including Algebra I level and above)
• 3 Natural Science (2 with lab component)
• 3 Social Science (U.S. Hist., World Hist., U.S. Govt. &
Economics)
• 2 foreign language (sequential, in the same
language)
• 1 Fine; OR Identified Practical Art; OR .5 credit in each
• 1 Physical Education (to include integration of health)
Vocational Gold Seal Scholarship
• 3.0 weighted GPA in the above courses,
• 3.5 unweighted GPA in a minimum of three credits in one
vocational program
• 30 community service hours
• SAT
•
•
• ACT
•
•
Reading 440
Math
440
PERT
English
17
Reading 18
Math
19
Undergraduate
Per credit
15 semester credits
Reading 104
Writing
99
Math
113
In-State
Gold Seal
$205.08
$3,076.20
$77
$1155
2012-13 Award Amounts
Florida Academic Scholars (FAS)
SemesterHour
4 Year
$103
2 Year
$63
Florida Public Colleges/Baccalaureate
Programs
$71
Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS)
4 Year
$77
2 Year
$48
Florida Public Colleges/Associate Degree
Programs
$63
Florida Public Colleges/Baccalaureate
Programs
$53
Gold Seal Vocational Scholars (GSV)
4 Year
2 Year
Florida Public Colleges/
Baccalaureate Programs
$77
$48
$53
FIU FEES
Costs: Academic Year 2012 - 2013
Undergraduate
In-State
FAS
FMS
Out-of-State*
Per credit
30 credits
Athletic Fees
Health Fees
Parking Fees
Panther ID
$205.08
$6152.40
$20.00
$187.38
$181.10
$10.00
$103
$3,090
$77
$2,310
$618.38
$18,551.40
$20.00
$187.38
$181.10
$10.00
Total Matriculation & Fees for Fall
& Spring:
$6,550.88
$3,000.00
$2,250.00
$18,826.28
Other Estimated Costs based on two semesters
On Campus Housing***
starting at $ 8,606.00
Meal Plan***
$3,398.00
Books & Supplies
$1,220.00
Health Insurance
$1,916.00
SCHOOL FEES
Costs: Academic Year 2012 - 2013
Undergraduate
FIU
Per credit
$205.08
30 credits
$6152.40
Athletic Fees
$20.00
Health Fees
$187.38
Parking Fees
$181.10
Panther ID
$10.00
Total Matriculation & Fees for Fall &
Spring:
$6,550.88
state public
private
Other Estimated Costs based on two semesters
On Campus Housing***
starting at $
8,606.00
Meal Plan***
$3,398.00
Books & Supplies
$1,220.00
Health Insurance
$1,916.00
starting at $
starting at $

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