2014-2015
• Less expensive
– $89 per test
– Less if qualify for
free/reduced lunch
• Money due in April
• One high stakes test
deter...
• No failing or poor grade
on college transcript if
fail AP test
• No grade, so does not
help boost GPA to help
retain sch...
• Some colleges do
not accept AP
credit
• Some colleges
vary credits
awarded by score
earned on AP test
– Higher score =
m...
• Weighted GPA for
MHS
• No minimum test
score required to
take AP test.
Anyone can sign up.
• AP score not
affected by MH...
Pre-requisites- Regardless of your credit
choice, we need to make sure you are in the right class!
• Courses will be rigor...
Scores Required for MATH
Course/ Prerequisite Class ACT SAT COMPASS
MATH 143
College Algebra/Precalculus
Alg 2, B or highe...
Scores Required for ENGLISH
Course ACT SAT COMPASS
English 1101
(ISU)
Composition
18 or higher 450 or higher 68 or higher
...
Scores Required for SCIENCE
Course ACT SAT COMPASS
Biology 1101
(4 credits)
No pre-requisite test scores needed
Biology 11...
Scores Required for History/Gov’t
• AP US History, AP Government, and
CSI Dual-Credit 111, 112 are
offered.
• The rigor of...
Scholarship Money Available
• Madison County Pays $50 per credit if you
you are resident. You Pay $65 Per Credit.
(3 Credi...
Scholarship Money Available
• If students finish all their graduation
requirements with the exception of
math they can go ...
Starting College Transcripts
What do colleges/universities look at for entrance
and scholarships?
• G.P.A. & ACT/SAT score...
Ap and dual enrollment presentation   final
Ap and dual enrollment presentation   final
Ap and dual enrollment presentation   final
Ap and dual enrollment presentation   final
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Ap and dual enrollment presentation final

  1. 1. 2014-2015
  2. 2. • Less expensive – $89 per test – Less if qualify for free/reduced lunch • Money due in April • One high stakes test determines if college credit is granted • AP test covers entire year of material • No grade on college transcript • More expensive – $65 per credit – ($50 of $115 paid by county) – Scholarships available if qualify for free/reduced lunch • Money due in first month or so of class • No single high stakes test. • Graded by semester for each course. • Grade recorded for a specific class on college transcript AP Dual Enrollment
  3. 3. • No failing or poor grade on college transcript if fail AP test • No grade, so does not help boost GPA to help retain scholarships • Usually elective credits granted, not credits filling specific classes • No option to remove bad grade from college transcript if fail or do poorly • Good grades can boost GPA to help retain scholarship • Credits for specific classes which may help in completing required courses faster AP Dual Enrollment
  4. 4. • Some colleges do not accept AP credit • Some colleges vary credits awarded by score earned on AP test – Higher score = more credits – Higher score = credits for different courses • Credit transfers to most colleges • Student must request transcript from college where credits were earned when applying to other colleges AP Dual Enrollment
  5. 5. • Weighted GPA for MHS • No minimum test score required to take AP test. Anyone can sign up. • AP score not affected by MHS grade earned • Weighted GPA for MHS • Some courses require minimum test scores to take for dual credit • College grade must follow college grade scale, not MHS AP Dual Enrollment
  6. 6. Pre-requisites- Regardless of your credit choice, we need to make sure you are in the right class! • Courses will be rigorous and taught at college level. • Check pre-requisite courses in registration newspaper. • Math and some English classes require a score from either ACT, SAT, or COMPASS • If you don’t have the score now, sign up • ACT - Deadline May 9th, cost $36.50 if ACT no writing, $52.50 with writing Test June 14, 2014 8 -12 am • COMPASS- sign up with Mrs. Thompson in library– if taking ISU courses, no cost. If taking CSI or NIC courses, $5 fee. 7:30-8:30 am , May 12-16, May 19-22, 2014
  7. 7. Scores Required for MATH Course/ Prerequisite Class ACT SAT COMPASS MATH 143 College Algebra/Precalculus Alg 2, B or higher 23 or higher on ACT Math portion 540 or higher on SAT Math portion 31 or higher on College Algebra section MATH 1153 College Statistics Alg 2 , B or higher 23 on ACT Math portion 540 on SAT Math portion 61 on Algebra sect OR 47 on College Alg section MATH 1170 Calculus I PreCalc , B or higher; must have TRIG, B or higher 29 on ACT Math portion 650 on SAT Math portion 51 on Trigonometry section Math 175 Calculus II Calc I, B or higher Must have successfully completed Calculus I, B or higher
  8. 8. Scores Required for ENGLISH Course ACT SAT COMPASS English 1101 (ISU) Composition 18 or higher 450 or higher 68 or higher English 1110 (ISU) Intro to Literature No pre-requisite test scores needed AP English Lit Passing grades in English 10A and English 10B
  9. 9. Scores Required for SCIENCE Course ACT SAT COMPASS Biology 1101 (4 credits) No pre-requisite test scores needed Biology 1102 (4 credits) No pre-requisite test scores needed
  10. 10. Scores Required for History/Gov’t • AP US History, AP Government, and CSI Dual-Credit 111, 112 are offered. • The rigor of the course weeds students out, so no pre-requisite test scores required.
  11. 11. Scholarship Money Available • Madison County Pays $50 per credit if you you are resident. You Pay $65 Per Credit. (3 Credits Cost Students $195) – Free and Reduced Lunch Students get all $195 paid for in one class per semester as long as there is money in the fund. (We ran out third trimester this year.) – Juniors get $200 for dual-credit/ AP classes from the State. Seniors get $400. – Only 75% of that money can be spent at one time. (Goal to take 2 or more classes)
  12. 12. Scholarship Money Available • If students finish all their graduation requirements with the exception of math they can go to state schools their senior year at no cost for tuition. i.e. University Place in Idaho Falls – courses from ISU, University of Idaho
  13. 13. Starting College Transcripts What do colleges/universities look at for entrance and scholarships? • G.P.A. & ACT/SAT scores • Class Rank • A.P. has a weighted G.P.A. • Most Dual-Credit Class do not have a weighted G.P.A. (exception: Calculus and Statistics) • Colleges want a simple G.P.A. However, they allow weighted G.P.A. for class rank. • A.P. grades go on college transcripts as a pass “p” • Dual-Credit classes go on transcripts as grade earned.

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