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Preparing for Life
af ter Middle School
POWERPOINT TOPICS
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Requirements for high school
graduation
General attendance requirements
General informati...
Requirements for a High School Diploma
• Four English Credits
• Four Mathematics Credits
(excluding Intro to Algebra and A...
 
 

 
 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is a credit (unit)?
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Attendance
Student attendance laws require that students must be
present a certain number of days per course to receive
cr...
FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES &
UNIVERSITIES
4 ENGLISH
4 MATH: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Probability & Statistics
3 LAB SCIENC...
Grade Point Ratio
GPR
GPR: Grade points are assigned for each numerical grade
(example 85% = 3.0)
How is GPR calculated: E...
Level of Classes in High School
College Prep (CP)
Honors (HN)
-honors classes may receive awarded additional
.5 value poin...
8th Graders can earn high
school credit for the following
classes:
Algebra I – Honors
English I - Honors
World Language – ...
State Lottery Scholarships
and Tuition Assistance
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Palmetto Fellows
Life
SC Hope
Lottery Tuition Assistance
SC N...
Individual Graduation Plan
(IGP)
An IGP is a road map that guides students
toward their education, career, and employment
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CurriCulum
Framework
School of Arts &
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Cluster
•Graphics Technology
& Animation
•Journalism &
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Advanced Centers of Study
Additional High School Activities
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Fine Arts, Chorus, Music, Band
Drama, Debate Team
Sports
Student Council
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  1. 1. Preparing for Life af ter Middle School
  2. 2. POWERPOINT TOPICS        Requirements for high school graduation General attendance requirements General information about 4-year colleges Gpr and class rank Scholarships Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) High School Activities
  3. 3. Requirements for a High School Diploma • Four English Credits • Four Mathematics Credits (excluding Intro to Algebra and Algebra Enrichment) • Three Science Credits, Including Biology • Three Social Studies Credits (US History, Economics/Govt) • One Computer Science Credit • One Physical Education or JROTC Credit • One World Language Credit or Occupational Elective • Seven Additional Electives 24 Credits Total Required Pass all Sections of the HSAP (Exit Exam) All freshman in Lexington 1 are required to take Leadership 21
  4. 4.                                         What is a credit (unit)?                                             • Each semester-long class (GHS, LHS,  PHS,                     WKHS) or year-long   class (RBHS) is worth one       credit (unit)                                                                • Each 45-day class   (GHS, LHS, PHS, WKHS) or             semester-long   class   (RBHS) is worth ½ credit           (unit)                                           • It takes 24  credits to  graduate                   • All credits calculate into GPR and Class Rank                                      
  5. 5. Attendance Student attendance laws require that students must be present a certain number of days per course to receive credit, provided the student receives a passing grade in the course: • In a 45-day course, a student must attend 42 days • In a 90-day course, a student must attend 85 days • In a 180-day course, a student must attend 170 days
  6. 6. FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES 4 ENGLISH 4 MATH: Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Probability & Statistics 3 LAB SCIENCES: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and any science for which Biology or Chemistry is a prerequisite 3 SOCIAL STUDIES: US History, Government / Economics, Elective  2 WORLD LANGUAGES: (some colleges require 3 of the same language) 1 FINE ART 1 ADDITIONAL COLLEGE PREP UNIT (Computer Science) 1 PE/ROTC
  7. 7. Grade Point Ratio GPR GPR: Grade points are assigned for each numerical grade (example 85% = 3.0) How is GPR calculated: Each number grade received in a class is associated with a point value. Each point value is averaged together to create a GPR. Class Rank: Class rank is calculated at the end of the academic school year.
  8. 8. Level of Classes in High School College Prep (CP) Honors (HN) -honors classes may receive awarded additional .5 value points toward GPR Advanced Placement (AP) / International Baccalaureate (IB) / Dual Credit -AP, IB and Dual Credit classes may receive awarded additional 1.0 value points toward GPR
  9. 9. 8th Graders can earn high school credit for the following classes: Algebra I – Honors English I - Honors World Language – College Prep * French * German * Latin * Spanish
  10. 10. State Lottery Scholarships and Tuition Assistance      Palmetto Fellows Life SC Hope Lottery Tuition Assistance SC Need-based Grant **Scholarships are awarded based on GPR, class rank, standardized test scores
  11. 11. Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) An IGP is a road map that guides students toward their education, career, and employment goals IGPs include general graduation requirements, as well as coursework and out-of-classroom learning opportunities related to a student’s chosen cluster of study IGPs help students align high school courses with your child’s personal and/or career interests and goals
  12. 12. CurriCulum Framework School of Arts & Humanities Arts & Humanities Cluster •Graphics Technology & Animation •Journalism & Broadcasting •World Languages •English •Visual Arts •Performing Arts •Advanced Placement •International Baccalaureate *CAS-Multimedia Arts *CAS-World Languages & IB Education & Training Cluster -Teaching & Training School of Business Management & Information Systems Business Management& Administration Cluster •Administration Services, Business Financial Mgmt *CAS-World Languages & International Business Financial Cluster •Accounting Hospitality & Tourism Cluster •Restaurant, Food/Beverage Services Information Technology Cluster •Networking Systems •Programming & Software Development Marketing Sales & Service Cluster •Marketing & Management School of Engineering, Manufacturing, & Industrial Technologies Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Cluster *CAS- Advanced Agribusiness Research •Agribusiness Systems •Natural Resources Systems Architecture & Construction Cluster •Architecture •Construction *CAS Sustainable Design Manufacturing Cluster •Maintenance, Installation, Repair •Production Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Cluster *CAS-Advanced STEM Studies •Computer Science & Engineering •Pre-Engineering & Technology •Science •Math Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Cluster •Automotive Vehicle Service, Maintenance & Body Repair School of Health Science & Human Services Health Science Cluster •Biotechnology Research •Diagnostics Services *CAS Public Health & Advanced Medical Studies •Therapeutic Services Human Services Cluster •Personal Care Services School of Public Services Government & Public Administration Cluster National Security CAS- Law & Global Policy Law, Public Safety & Security Cluster •Emergency & Fire Management •Law Enforcement Services •Legal Services
  13. 13. Advanced Centers of Study
  14. 14. Additional High School Activities        Fine Arts, Chorus, Music, Band Drama, Debate Team Sports Student Council World Languages Clubs Many more activities to be explored…..

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