PERMIAN HIGH SCHOOL - Ector County Independent School District

Report
ECTOR COUNTY I. S. D.
Educational Planning
2010 - 2011
Today’s Agenda
1. High School Graduation Programs
2. Transcripts/ 4 yr plans
3. Special Programs
COUNSELING STAFF
A-FI
MR. DODD
FL-L
MS. DENNISON
M-RI
MS. JONES
RO-Z
MS. RENTERIA
9TH
MS. CARRASCO
CATE
MRS. BYRNE
COLLEGE MRS. BRADFORD
Champion Den
MOJO Den
Gold Den
Victory Den
GRADE CLASSIFICATION
18
16
No. of Credits
14
12
18
10
12
8
6
4
0
6
2
0
FRESHMAN
SOPHOMORE
JUNIOR
SENIOR
High School Graduation
Program Differences
• Recommended Program – Meets prerequisites
for community college or university.
(26 credits)
• Distinguished Achievement Program – Meets
prerequisites for community college or
university, but also requires college level
coursework. (26 credits)
• Minimum Program – For special circumstances
only and requires approval from the
student’s counselor, principal, and parent.
(22 credits)
RECOMMENDED / DISTINGUSHED
PLAN
4
4
4
4
0.5
1
2 /3
1
5.5 /4.5
26
ENGLISH
SOCIAL STUDIES
MATHEMATICS
SCIENCE
COMM. APP. (Speech)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
FINE ART
ELECTIVES
TOTAL CREDITS
COURSE SEQUENCE
FOR RECOMMENDED AND DISTINGUISHED PLANS
COURSE
English
Math
Science
Social Studies
RECOMMENDED
SEQUENCE
DISINGUISHED ACH.
SEQUENCE
English I, II, III, and IV
Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II,
and Pre-Calculus
Or
Algebra 1, Geometry, Math Models,
and Algebra II
Algebra I, Geometry,
Algebra II, and
Pre-Calculus or another
approved course
Biology , Chemistry, Physics,
plus another approved course
Or
IPC, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
Biology, Chemistry, Physics,
and another approved course
which cannot include IPC
World Geography, World History, U.S. History, Gov./Economics
th
4
Approved
Year Math &
Science Courses
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•
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•
•
Math
Algebra 2
Pre-Calculus
AP/IB Courses
Dual Credit Courses
Engineering Math
•
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•
Science
Physics
Anatomy & Physiology
Astronomy
Aquatic Science
Environmental Systems
AP/IB Courses
Principles of
Technology
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
(2 or 3 credits in same language)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Spanish
French
Latin
German
Russian
Japanese (GT)
Distinguished Program
Advanced Measures
(The Four Indicators)
• PSAT NMSQT Score (Jr. year)
• AP Exams Score of 3, 4 or 5 (at the end of AP
courses)
• Dual Credit grade of B or better
• Certain Career and Technical Education
credits
MINIMUM DEGREE PLAN
22 CREDITS
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ENGLISH
SOCIAL STUDIES
MATHEMATICS
SCIENCE
COMMUNICATION
APPLICATION
• PHYSICAL EDUCATION
• FINE ART
• ELECTIVES
•
•
•
4 CREDITS
4 CREDITS
3 CREDITS
2 CREDITS
0.5 CREDIT
1 CREDIT
1 CREDIT
6.5 CREDITS
This Graduation Plan is only used in extreme cases, and
requires a parent/counselor conference. Requirements:
Students must be 16 years old, or
Have completed 2 credits for graduation in each core
content, or
Have failed to be promoted to 10th grade one or more
times
COMPUTER SCIENCE
ROTC
ELECTIVES
CHOIR
JOURNALISM
BAND/ORCHESTRA
PROGRAMS OF STUDY
FINE ARTS
BAND
CHOIR
ORCHESTRA
DANCE
FLORAL DESIGN
&PRIN OF AG
THEATER
ART
Programs of Study
A sequence of elective courses that prepare students for college
and careers in high wage, high skill, and high demand fields.
33 Programs of Study
•Most lead to
industry
recognized
certifications
•May offer college credit
through Advanced
Placement, Dual Credit,
or Tech Prep.
•Involves courses from many
different areas including Career &
Technical Education, Technology
Applications, and other electives
Check out the High School
Course Description Guide found
online at:
WWW.ECTORCOUNTYISD.ORG
(UNDER THE GUIDANCE & COUNSELING DEPT.)
Exit-Level TAKS
Scores
Course Category
for Graduation
Requirements
Credit removed
due to lack of
Attendance
CREDITS
GPA and
Class Rank
Designation for
weighted
courses
College GPA
WEIGHTED COURSES
• What courses are
weighted?
– Any course designated
Pre-AP, AP, G/T
– Selected Dual Credit
courses
– Numerous Career and
Technical Education
courses
• They have a tremendous
effect on your grade
point average (GPA)
• The TOP 8 PERCENT of the
graduating class receives
automatic admission into
Texas public colleges and
universities!
Advanced Placement
GOAL
To help students develop the study skills, habits of mind and
critical thinking skills that they will need in college. Students who
take AP courses are given the chance to earn college credit (while
still in high school) and to stand out in the admissions process.
ECISD offers AP courses and exams at OHS and PHS in 22 subjects.
ECISD currently pays for all AP exams.
Exams are administered each year in May.
Exam contains both multiple choice and free response questions that
require essay writing, problem solving, and other skills.
Every examination receives an overall grade on a five-point scale.
SCALE
5- Extremely Well Qualified
4 – Well Qualified
3 – Qualified 2 – Possibly Qualified 1 –No Recommendation
COURSE AVERAGING
Algebra 1 – first semester
Algebra 1 – second semester
Semesters Averaged –
68
72
70
(Awards credit for both semesters if taken
within the same school year)
UIL ELIGIBILITY
• You must maintain a grade of 70 to earn
credit in any class.
• For certain Pre-AP, AP, IB, GT, and Dual
Credit courses in 9th grade & up, a 65 is used
for eligibility purposes. A 65 is a failing grade.
Dual Credit and Early
Admissions Enrollment
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English
History
Mathematics
Computer Technology
Science
Communication Applications (Speech)
Physical Education
Foreign Language
A wide Variety of Elective Courses
See your college counselor about these
options!
SPRING REGISTRATION: NOV 30 & DEC 1
COLLEGE CORNER
EARLY GRADUATION
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
If You
Graduate
Within…
Benefit
With # of
College
Hours…
Benefit
Total
36 months
$2,000
15 hours
$1,000
$3,000
41 months
$500
30 hours
$1,000
$1,500
46 months
$0
30 hours
$1,000
$1,000
Texas Scholars Program
To Qualify, Students Must:
• Maintain a 2.75 grade point average,
• Complete the Recommended or Distinguished
Achievement Program
• Volunteer at least 50 hours of community
service by senior year
CONTACT: MRS. BRADFORD AT COLLEGE CORNER FOR QUESTIONS
Community Service Requirements:
• 9th grade - 5 hours
• 10th grade - 10 hours
• 11th grade - 15 hours
• 12th grade - 20 hours
www.ectorcountyisd.org/District/VIPS/TexasScholars.html
Any
Questions?

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