Welcome to the Monmouth CountyAcademy of Allied Health and Science 2325 Heck Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753 732-775-0058 www.aahs.mcvsd.org
Information Session Objectives• To help families : – decide whether a Career Academy is the right choice for you. – decide whether the Academy of Allied Health and Science is the right Career Academy for you. – understand the application and selection process
Information Session Agenda• Six Rotations – Science – Allied Health – Fitness – English and Social Studies – Math and Computer Technology – World Languages• Distribution of Applications• Q & A (Optional )
Monmouth County Vocational School District Marine Academy Career Academies of Science & Technology High Technology High School Engineering Monmouth CountyAcademy of Allied Health & Science Medical Science (Clinical) Bio-Tech High School Life Science (Research) Communications High School
Monmouth County Vocational School DistrictCareer Academy Mission StatementThe Monmouth County Vocational SchoolDistricts Career Academies preparestudents for higher education through arigorous, thematic program of study andfor the evolving workplace throughrelevant, structured learning experiencesand collaborative partnerships.
Monmouth County Academy of Allied Health and Science Mission StatementThe Academy of Allied Health andScience prepares and motivates studentsto pursue further education towards acareer in the medical sciences through arigorous specialized curriculum andcommunity-based partnerships, inspiringstudents to serve society withcompassion, skill and vision.
Is a Career Academy the right choice for you?• Who comes to the Academies? – Students who are excited about the theme. – At AAHS: Medical Science, Healthcare• What makes an Academy different? – School of choice – Small learning community – A highly intensive academic program – Community partnerships
Is a Career Academy the right choice for you?• What do Academies have in common with other high schools? – Understand needs and issues of teens – Service activities – Social events
Allied Health Curriculum Chemistry Hospital RotationAnatomy & Physiology
9th Grade Program of StudiesEnglish I Dynamics of Algebra I or Health Care GeometryWorld Cultures ComputerWorld Language Applications Spanish 1 or 2 Biology Or Latin 2 Fitness for Life Financial Literacy
10th Grade Program of StudiesEnglish II Anatomy & Algebra II or Physiology I Geometry U.S. History I (includes rotations at Jersey Shore Principles ofWorld Language Medical Center) Computer Spanish 2 or 3 Technology Or Latin 2 Chemistry Fitness for Life Healthy Relations
11th Grade Program of Studies Anatomy & Physiology II Public Health Algebra II / Trig and Statistics or Pre-Calculus Grant Writing Physics and Service Learning Fitness for Life Forensics* III Medibotics* Creative Arts Therapy*
12th Grade Program of Studies Mentorship Intro to Cell & Pre-Calculus, Molecular Bio Calculus, or AP Calculus Advanced Chemistry Physics EMT Certification* Alternative Fitness for Life Medicine* IV Introduction toNutrition* Physical Therapy* Sign Language*
Block Schedule and Period 1 Period 2 Lunch / Period 3 Period 4 Activity 85 minutes 85 minutes 1 hour 85 minutes 85 minutes Student Activities at AAHS> Health Occupation Students of America> National Honor Society > 4-H Club> Student Government >Yearbook> Mock Trial >Model UN> Math League > SADD> World Language Honor Society > Technology Club
Student Achievement• HSPA LA Results 2011 (Class of 2012) 90 80 70 60 50 AAHS 40 State 30 20 10 0 Partially Proficient Proficient Advanced Proficient Language Arts 80% Advanced Proficient
Student Achievement• SAT Results (Class of 2013) – Critical Reading: 651 – Math: 655 700 – Writing: 656 650 600 Reading 550 Math Writing 500 450 400 AAHS State Nation
MCVSD Application Procedures Student must attend information session with parent/guardian Students must complete and turn in the top half of the attendance record during the last session tonight Students will use the Registration Key found on the bottom half of the attendance record to access the online application. Student may only apply to one career academy
Complete and turn in the top half of the attendance record Use the Registration Key found on the bottom half of the attendance record to access the online application.
MCVSD Application Procedures The Registration Keys are non- transferable and if the code used does not belong to the applicant who received it, the applications of all parties involved will be rejected. Student will need school counselor/principal email address Counselor/Principal will receive an email with username and password School transcript and counselor/principal form online and submitted by the school
MCVSD Application Reminders Eighth grade students will receive a registration form at the last scheduled session. It is your responsibility fill out the registration form and to turn it in. It is the record of attendance Students in attendance who are not in eighth grade must attend another open house as an eighth grade student.
Application DeadlinesDeadline for Applications: December 14, 2012Entrance Exam: January 19, 2013Photo ID will be needed at testing: Passport or school ID are acceptable Notification- Early to Mid March 2013
Acceptance Methodology Criteria for acceptanceAcademic Grades The highest scoring qualified 7th grade - 15 pts. applicant from each 8th grade - 15 pts. school district will be offered a position. Minimum 75 out of 100 possibleAdmissions Exam points is the cutoff. Math - 35 pts. Reading Comprehension - 35 pts.
Still have questions?• Our Website: www.aahs.mcvsd.org – This PowerPoint is available on the website under “Admissions”• Email the principal: firstname.lastname@example.org• Joseph Senerchia, Pupil Personnel Director at MCVSD: 732-431-6291