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11 Th Grade Presentation

  1. 1. JOHN C. FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL
  2. 2. How Do I Earn a High School Diploma <ul><li>Earn 230 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Pass all required classes </li></ul><ul><li>Show Computer Proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Pass the California High School Exits Exam (CAHSEE) </li></ul><ul><li>Meet Service Learning Requirements </li></ul>
  3. 3. Senior Year Requirements <ul><li>Pass all required classes </li></ul><ul><li>Have 95% attendance </li></ul><ul><li>See the college counselor to complete all required paperwork for post secondary </li></ul><ul><li>Clear all fines & detentions </li></ul><ul><li>Pay senior dues </li></ul>
  4. 4. EARN 230 CREDITS <ul><li>To be in the 10 th grade you must have 55 credits in the fall. </li></ul><ul><li>To be in the 11 th grade you must have 110 credits in the fall. </li></ul><ul><li>To be 12 th grade you must have 170 credits by July 1 st . </li></ul>
  5. 5. CREDIT PROMOTION <ul><li>1st Semester </li></ul><ul><li>9th Grade 30 credits (1st Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>10th Grade 85 credits (1st Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>11th Grade 140 credits (1st Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>12th Grade 200 credits (1st Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Semester </li></ul><ul><li>9th Grade 55 credits (2nd Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>10th Grade 110 credits (2nd Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>11th Grade 170 credits (2nd Sem.) </li></ul><ul><li>12th Grade 230 credits (2nd Sem.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. WARNING! <ul><li>If you do not have the necessary credits by the beginning of the school year, you will not be promoted to the next grade level until the beginning of the next year. </li></ul>
  7. 7. For Example: <ul><li>If you have less than 55 credits you will not move to the 10 th grade, you will stay in the 9 th grade until you meet the credit requirements </li></ul><ul><li>If you go to intersession, adult school or Saturday school with Beyond the Bell, after the school year begins you will be placed in the correct grade level the next school year. </li></ul>
  8. 8. To make up credits, you can Attend: <ul><li>Adult School </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond the Bell </li></ul><ul><li>A-Friedman Occupational </li></ul><ul><li>Center </li></ul><ul><li>Any Community College </li></ul><ul><li>Classes are offered in the evening, </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday, while you are on track & </li></ul><ul><li>off track. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Course Requirements <ul><li>4 years of English </li></ul><ul><li>3 years of Social Science </li></ul><ul><li>2 years of College Prep Math </li></ul><ul><li>1 year of Biology </li></ul><ul><li>1 year of a Lab Physical Science (Chemistry/Physics) </li></ul><ul><li>2 years of P.E. </li></ul><ul><li>1 Semester of Health </li></ul><ul><li>1 Semester of Life Skills </li></ul><ul><li>1 year of Applied Technology </li></ul><ul><li>1 year of V.A.P.A. </li></ul><ul><li>70 Elective Credits </li></ul>
  10. 10. 11 th Grade Program <ul><li>American Lit/ Contemporary Comp. </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry, Algebra 2A/2B, Trig./Math Analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. History A/B. </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry/ Physics. </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language. </li></ul><ul><li>Elective Class. </li></ul>
  11. 11. ADVANCED COURSE OFFERINGS <ul><li>We encourage students to take Advanced Placement classes. We have a wide variety to chose from in English, Math, Science, and Social Science. </li></ul><ul><li>Many other university approved electives that are offered. Your counselor will help you make sure you not only complete your Graduation requirements but have the courses required for college. </li></ul>
  12. 12. PASS THE CAHSEE <ul><li>The CAHSEE consist of two parts: </li></ul><ul><li>MATH & ENGLISH </li></ul><ul><li>You must score a minimum of 350 on the Math and English portions of the test. </li></ul><ul><li>If either Math & English are passed, that section will not have to be taken again. </li></ul><ul><li>If either Math & English are not passed, there will be multiple chances to retake. </li></ul><ul><li>Both sections must be passed to receive a Diploma. </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: The 1 st time you will take the CAHSEE is the 2 nd semester of 10 th Grade, must have 55 credits to take CAHSEE. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Who is the college counselor and the career advisor? <ul><li>The College Counselor is </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Martinez/ Mrs. Gossard. </li></ul><ul><li>(Located Room 520) </li></ul><ul><li>The Career Advisor is Mr. Shultze. </li></ul><ul><li>(Located Room 520) </li></ul>
  14. 14. How do I get ready for college? A-G requirements <ul><li>A- History/Social Science (2 years required) </li></ul><ul><li>B- English (4 years required) </li></ul><ul><li>C- Mathematics (3 years required, 4 years recommended) </li></ul><ul><li>D- Laboratory Science (2 years required, 3 years recommended) </li></ul><ul><li>E- Foreign Language (2 years required of the same language, 3 years recommended) </li></ul><ul><li>F- VAPA- (1 year required) </li></ul><ul><li>G- College Preparatory Elective- (1 year required) </li></ul>
  15. 15. IN 11 TH GRADE YOU SHOULD: <ul><li>Check with your Counselor to make sure you are on college track </li></ul><ul><li>Register & take the PSAT (Practice for the SAT I) </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare & plan to take the SAT & ACT tests in your Spring Semester </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow your college selection down to about 10 choices & get specific information on the entrance requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Research scholarships & financial aid using the internet and/or the college center </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to track your progress </li></ul><ul><li>Stay involved in school activities </li></ul><ul><li>Work on improving your G.P.A. to “A”s & “B”s </li></ul>
  16. 16. WHAT IS A G.P.A.? <ul><li>G.P.A.= Grade Point Average, the numeric value of your academic work used by colleges to determine eligibility. </li></ul><ul><li>1) Assign value to </li></ul><ul><li>your grades: </li></ul><ul><li>- A= 4 2) Add the value </li></ul><ul><li>- B= 3 for all the classes. </li></ul><ul><li>- C= 2 3) Divide by the </li></ul><ul><li>- D= 1 total number of classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Honor Roll </li></ul><ul><li>3.0 to 4.0 </li></ul><ul><li>G.P.A. </li></ul>
  17. 17. G.P.A. & TEST FOR COLLEGE <ul><li>You must have a 2.5 G.P.A. for most colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Cal. State Colleges require a 2.5 G.P.A and </li></ul><ul><li>the SAT I or ACT </li></ul><ul><li>UC Colleges require a 3.0 G.P.A. and the SAT I& or the ACT & SAT II </li></ul><ul><li>Private Colleges have varied entrance requirements but usually required a 3.0 G.P.A. </li></ul>
  18. 18. WHAT DO I DO TO MAKE SURE I’M ON TRACK? <ul><li>See your Counselor regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of the classes you </li></ul><ul><li>you passed & the classes you </li></ul><ul><li>need on the Graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Requirement Checklist </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of your credits </li></ul><ul><li>Pass all your classes </li></ul><ul><li>If you FAIL a class make it up right away! </li></ul>
  19. 19. What You Should Decide… Where are you going in life? <ul><li>Are you planning on going to </li></ul><ul><li>a 4 year college after high school </li></ul><ul><li>Are you planning on going to </li></ul><ul><li>a 2 year college after high </li></ul><ul><li>school </li></ul><ul><li>Are you going to a trade tech </li></ul><ul><li>or vocational school </li></ul>
  20. 20. REMEMBER: <ul><li>Your High School Counselor is here to help! </li></ul><ul><li>Come in & see us soon!! </li></ul>

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