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    • Jefferson Community Adult School
    • Jefferson Community Adult School Programs
      • JCAS offers four programs.
      • English as A Second Language
      • Adult Basic Education
      • Adult Secondary Education
      • Career Technical Education
    • ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
        • (50-01-82) Beginning Low A (1A)
        • (50-01-83) Beginning Low B (1B)
        • (50-01-84) Beginning Low High A (2A)
        • (50-01-85) Beginning Low High B (2B)
        • (50-01-86) Intermediate Low A (3A)
        • (50-01-87) Intermediate Low B (3B)
        • (50-01-54) Intermediate High A (4)
        • (50-01-55) Intermediate High B (5)
        • (50-01-56) Advance Low A (6)
    • ADULT BASIC EDUCATION (ABE)
      • Basic Reading
      • Basic Language Arts
      • Basic Math
    • Adult Secondary Education (ASE)
      • High School Diploma Program
            • 34 High School courses
      • GED Test Prep
            • Reading
            • Writing
            • Social Studies
            • Science
            • Math
      • CAHSEE Test Prep
            • ELA (English Language Arts)
            • Math
    • CAREER TECH EDUCATION (CTE)
      • These classes are currently offered but may vary:
        • Medical Terminology
        • Custodial
        • Office Technician
        • Building and Grounds
        • Security Guard
        • Computer
        • Graph Design
    • OUR MAP TO SUCCESS Career Technical Education High School Diploma 8 th Grade Diploma Adult Basic Education ESL Certificate
    • The Placement Tests
      • The placement tests will determine your reading and math level.
      • Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
      • Writing Sample
      • Math Placement Test
      • In order to
      • enter the high school program all students must take the placement tests.
    • PLACEMENT TESTS
          • The TABE test will determine your reading level.
              • Basic Reading Beginning (0-3.9)
              • Reading 2 (4-6.9)
              • Basic Reading Advanced (7-8.9)
          • The math placement test will determine your math level.
              • Basic Math Beginning
              • Basic Math Intermediate
              • Basic Math Advanced
    • ABE
        • When you are done with the ABE program you will be eligible for the eighth grade diploma.
    • 8 TH GRADE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
      • Reading- minimum 8.8 on the TABE D7/D8
      • Language- enrolled in English 1
      • Math-enrolled in Algebra 1
    • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 3 WAYS TO COMPLETE YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA TRADITIONAL 34 courses Complete 170 credits GED (English)+ 50 10 courses Complete 50 credits GED (Spanish) +70 14 courses Complete 70 credits
    • Option 1: Traditional 34 courses
      • English 1
      • English 2
      • English 3
      • English 4
      • English Contemporary Composition
      • American Literature
      • Modern Literature
      • Expository Composition
      • Algebra 1A (or higher)
      • Algebra 1B (or higher)
      • Geometry 1A(Any HS Level Math Course)
      • Geometry 1B(Any HS Level Math Course)
      • Economics/ Cons. Econ.
      • U.S Government
      • U.S. History 1
      • U.S. History 2
      • World History 1
      • * 5 credits each course
      • 18. World History 2
      • 19. Health
      • 20. General Science 1(physical)
      • 21. General Science 2(physical)
      • 22. General Science 3(Biology)
      • 23. General Science 4(Biology)
      • 24. Fine Arts or Foreign Language
      • 25. Fine Arts or Foreign Language
      • 26. Personal & Career Development- (choose only one: Life Skills ,Parent Education, Psychology)
      • 27. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)
      • 28. General Elective
      • 29. General Elective
      • 30. General Elective
      • 31. General Elective
      • 32. General Elective
      • 33. General Elective
      • 34. General Elective
    • Option 2: English GED + 50 10 courses
      • 1. English 4 (or any high school level literature course)
      • 2. Expository Composition 3. Algebra 1A (or higher) 4. Algebra 1B (or higher) 5. U.S. Government 6. U.S. History 1 7. U.S. History 2 8. Health 9. Personal & Career Development—Choose One: Life Skills / Parent Education / Psychology 10. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)
    • Option 3: Spanish GED + 70 14 courses
      • 1. English 1 2. English 2 3. English 3 4. English 4 5. Contemporary Composition (or any high school level literature course ) 6. Expository Composition
      • 7. Algebra 1A (or higher) 8. Algebra 1B (or higher) 9. U.S. Government 10. U.S. History 1 11. U.S. History 2 12. Health 13. Personal & Career Development—Choose One: Life Skills / Parent Education / Psychology 14. Any Computer Class (except keyboarding)
    • Option 2 & Option 3
      • If you choose option 2 or 3 you must take the GED Test
        • Option 2 : English GED
        • Option 3: Spanish GED
    • GED (English or Spanish)
      • The GED in English is the same test as the GED in Spanish.
      • The same amount of questions and the same amount of time to complete the test.
      • They are the same exact test just written in a different language.
    • GED (English or Spanish)
      • GED test is divided into 5 parts:
            • Reading
            • Writing
            • Social Studies
            • Science
            • Math
    • GED TEST: Reading
        • 40 questions
        • 65 minutes
        • The questions on this test are based on reading passages.
        • You may be asked to restate, summarize or explain what you have read.
    • GED TEST: Writing (2 parts)
      • Part 1
      • 50 Questions
      • 75 minutes
      • This section asks you to find errors in capitalization, punctuation, grammar and sentence structure, and to organize sentences within real life documents like reports, resumes and e-mails.
    • GED TEST: Writing (2 parts)
      • Part 2
      • 45 minutes
      • Essay
      • Requires a written essay of 250 words or more on a given topic familiar to most adults that will explain something or present an opinion
      • The score for the writing test is a combination of the score from Part 1 and the score from Part 2.
    • GED TEST: Social Studies
      • 50 questions
      • 70 minutes
      • This test has readings and questions from U.S. History, economics, geography, and political science.
      • You will also interpret charts, maps, political cartoons, speeches and photographs.
      • Questions also come from the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and landmark Supreme Court decisions.
    • GED TEST: Science
      • 50 questions
      • 80 minutes
      • The Science test contains questions from biology, earth and astronomy and environmental topics.
      • You will be asked questions requiring critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • GED TEST: Math (2 parts)
      • 50 questions
      • 90 minutes
      • Part 1 allows you to use a calculator
      • Part 2 does not allow you to use calculator
      • A basic knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is required.
      • Also included are questions relating to Geometry, Algebra, data analysis, and number operations
    • CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM (CAHSEE)
      • All students must successfully pass the CAHSEE in order to receive a High School Diploma
              • ELA (English Language Arts)
              • Math
    • CAHSEE ELA (English Language Arts)
      • Reading (79 questions)
      • Writing (Essay)
      • The reading section includes vocabulary, decoding, comprehension, and analysis of informational and literary texts.
      • Students are asked to write one essay on a specific topic.
      • The writing section covers writing strategies, applications, and the conventions of standard English
      • (For example, grammar, spelling, and punctuation).
    • CAHSEE MATH
      • 92 questions
      • The exam includes statistics, data analysis and probability, number sense, measurements and geometry, mathematical reasoning, and algebra.
      • Students are also asked to demonstrate a strong foundation in computation and arithmetic, including working with decimals, fractions, and percentages.
    • What kinds of questions are on the CAHSEE?
      • Most of the questions on the CAHSEE are multiple choice.
      • However, the English-language arts part of the exam also includes one essay question.
      • The exam is given only in English, and all students must pass the exam in English to receive a high school diploma.
      • A passing score is 350 or higher.
    • What if the student does not pass the first time?
      • Students who do not pass the exam will have several opportunities to take it again.
      • Once they have passed either part of the exam, they will not be tested again on that part.
    • Our Purpose
      • The purpose of this presentation is to give you (the student) an overview of the programs we offer at Jefferson Community Adult School.
      • Our goal is that you continue your education after completing the ESL program.
      • We want you to be aware of the options that are available to you such as high school diploma and career technical education.