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Freshmen Class of 2019 10-26-2015
Indiana Graduation Requirements 2
Three diploma tracts from which to choose: Core 40 Core 40 with Academic Honors Core 40 with Technical Honors (General) 3
Core 40 Diploma CreditsYears Courses English 8 credits 4 years English 9 English 10 English 11 or Honors English 12 or Honors Math 6 credits (in grades 9-12) 3 years Algebra I Geometry Algebra II **Students must take a math course or Quantitative Reasoning (QR) course each year in high school. See the full list of QR courses at www.doe.in.gov/ccr/quantitative-reasoning-courses Science 6 credits3 years Biology I Integrated Chemistry/ Physics Chemistry or Anatomy & Phys.
Core 40 Diploma CreditsYears Courses Social Studies 6 credits3 years World History US History US Government/Economics PE 2 credits 1 year Health & Careers 1 credit 1 sem. Health and Wellness Preparing for College & Careers
Core 40 Diploma Credits Courses Directed Electives 5 credits World Languages Fine Arts Career-Technical Education General Electives 5 credits College & Career Pathway courses recommended. TOTAL Minimum of 40 credits All required courses will be assigned a letter grade and factored into the overall GPA.
Sample Core 40 Four-year plan Freshman 1.English 9 2.Algebra 1 3.Biology 4.Health/Careers 5.P.E. 6.IED 7.Directed Elective Sophomore 1.English 10 2.Geometry 3.Integrated Chemistry/Physics 4.World History 5.Elective 6.Elective 7.Elective Junior 1.English 11 or Honors 2.Algebra II 3.Chemistry I or Anatomy 4.U.S. History 5.Elective 6.Elective 7.Elective Senior 1.English 12 or Honors 2.Government/Economics 3.Elective 4.Elective 5.Elective 6.Elective 7.Elective
Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma More rigorous academic preparation Best preparation for college Required at some Universities in Indiana Provides additional financial aid for families who qualify
Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma Complete all requirements for Core 40 Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits Earn 6-8 credits Core 40 world language credits Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits Earn a grade of “C” or above in courses that count toward the diploma Have a cumulative GPA of a “B” or above AND…
Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma Complete one of the following: A. 4 credits in AP courses and take corresponding AP exams, B. 6 college credits in dual credit courses from priority course list, C. Earn two of the following: 1. 3 college credits from priority course list, 2. 2 credits in AP courses and take corresponding AP exams, 3. 2 credits in IB courses and take IB exams. D. Earn a 1750 or higher on the SAT critical reading, math, and writing sections and a minimum of 530 on each section E. Earn an ACT composite score of 26 or higher and complete written section F. Earn 4 credits in IB courses and take corresponding exams
Students must complete a minimum of 47 credits All required courses will be assigned a letter grade and factored into the overall GPA. Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma
Sample Academic Honors Four-year plan Freshman 1.English 9 2.Algebra 1 3.Biology 4.Health/Careers 5.P.E. 6.IED 7.Spanish 1 Sophomore 1.English 10 2.Geometry Honors 3.Chemistry 1 Honors 4.World History 5.Spanish II Honors 6.Art/Band/Chorus 7.Elective Junior 1.English 11 Honors 2.Algebra II Honors 3.Chem II or Physics or A & P 4.U.S. History 5.Spanish III Honors 6.Elective 7.Elective Senior 1.English 12 Honors 2.Pre-Calculus Honors 3.Government/Economics 4.Elective 5.Elective 6.Elective 7.Elective
Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma Complete all requirements for Core 40, Earn grade of “C” or above in courses that count toward the diploma, Have a GPA of “B” or above, and Earn 6 credits in the college & career preparation courses in a College & Career Pathway and one of the following: 1. Pathway designated industry-based certification or credential, or 2. Pathway dual credits resulting in 6 transcripted college credits AND…
Complete ONE of the following: A. Any one of the options (A-F) of the Academic Honors Diploma. B. Earn the following scores or higher on WorkKeys: Reading for Information – Level 6, Applied Mathematics – Level 6, and Locating Information – Level 5. C. Earn the following minimum score(s) on Accuplacer: Writing 80, Reading 90, Math 75. D. Earn the following minimum score(s) on Compass: Algebra 66, Writing 70, Reading 80. Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma
Students must complete a minimum of 47 credits All required courses will be assigned a letter grade and factored into the overall GPA. Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma
Sample Technical Honors Four-year plan Freshman 1.English 9 2.Algebra 1 3.Biology 4.Health/Careers 5.P.E. 6.IED 7.Elective Sophomore 1.English 10 2.Geometry 3.Integrated Chemistry/Physics 4.World History 5.Elective 6.Elective 7.Elective Junior 1.English 11 2.Algebra II 3.Chemistry I or Anatomy 4.U.S. History 5.Auto Services Technology 6.Auto Services Technology 7.Auto Services Technology Senior 1.English 12 2.Pre-Calculus 3.Government/Economics 4.Work Internship 5.Work Internship 6.Elective 7.Elective
General Diploma Must meet with Mrs. Sward; form must be signed by student and parent 40 credits 18
General Diploma CreditsYears Courses English 8 credits 4 years English 9 English 10 English 11 or Honors English 12 or Honors Math 4 credits2 years Algebra I Any math course **General Diploma students are required to earn 2 credits in a Math or a Quantitative Reasoning (QR) course during their junior or senior year. QR courses do not count as math credits. Science 4 credits2 years Biology I Any science course
General Diploma CreditsYears Courses Social Studies 4 credits2 years US History US Government/Economics PE 2 credits 1 year Health & Careers 1 credit 1 sem. Health and Wellness Preparing for College & Careers
General Diploma Credits Courses College & Career Pathway Courses 6 credits Flex Credits 5 credits Additional courses in a College & Career Pathway High school/college dual credit courses Internship Additional courses in Lang. Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, World Languages, or Fine Arts TOTAL 40 CREDITS
ISTEP+ Graduation Examination The Grade 10 ELA & Math ISTEP+ tests will become the graduation examination beginning with grade 10 students in 2016-17.
Opportunities for Sophomore Year: Core Classes: English 10 Algebra II, Algebra II Honors, or Geometry Honors Integrated Chem/Physics, Chemistry I OR Anatomy & Physiology World History Have you taken 2 credits in P.E.? *can double up in math sophomore year to be on ‘advanced track’ 23
CHANGE IN MATH SEQUENCE If you are on track for the General or Core 40 diploma, you will take Algebra II next year. General & Core 40 students: Grade 9: Algebra I Grade 10: Algebra II Grade 11: Geometry 24
CHANGE IN MATH SEQUENCE (CONT.) Academic Honor Students- advanced track: Grade 9: Geometry Honors Grade 10: Algebra II Honors Grade 11: Pre-Calculus Grade 12: AP Calculus 25
CHANGE IN MATH SEQUENCE (CONT.) Academic Honor Students – regular track: Grade 9:Algebra I Grade 10:Geometry Honors Grade 11:Algebra II Honors Grade 12:Pre-Calculus 26
Opportunities for Sophomore Year (cont.) Elective Classes: Spanish I or II Intro to Engineering Design Intro to Construction Art, Photography (1 yr. art required), Band (Year long class), Chorus (Year long course) Sports & Entertainment Marketing 27
Opportunities for Junior & Senior Years Twin Rivers Program -Building Trades (11 students) -Auto Service Tech (7 students) -Health Careers (9 students) -Cosmetology 28
Opportunities for Junior & Senior Years (cont.): Cadet Teaching (20 students this year) -Elementary -Jr. High -High School 34
Opportunities for Junior & Senior Years (cont.): CEO Class Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities Daviess County Class (WHS, WC, ND, BR) No Textbook/No classroom Create your own business Lots of field trips/tours & guest speakers Behind the scenes tour of Holiday World Dual Credit available 35
VU Program – Seniors Only Architectural DraftingCollision Repair (1) Computer NetworkingComputer Programming (2) Diesel MechanicsElectronics Fire ScienceHospitality/Culinary Arts Industrial Drafting (CAD) Information Technology Law Enforcement (1)Surveying Web DevelopmentWelding Computer Integrated Manufacturing (C.I.M.) Precision Machining (Machine Trades, Tool & Die, Manufacturing) (4) WE PAY VU TUITION!! Opportunities for Senior Year 36
Work Internship (15 students this year) Physical Therapists Williams Bros. Pharmacy Legacy Learning Center (Antioch) Eastside Vet Clinic Dr. Jess Brower Washington Times Herald Divine Chiropractic Little Bear Daycare East Gate Nursing United Insurance Montgomery Medical Associates Opportunities for Senior Year (cont.) 37
WEIGHTED CLASSES NEXT YEAR THE FOLLOWING CLASSES WILL BE WEIGHTED: English 11 Honors English 12 Honors Algebra II Honors Geometry Honors Pre-Calculus AP Calculus Anatomy & Physiology Chemistry II Physics Psychology/Sociology Spanish IV CEO For the Class of 2018 and beyond an A+=4.3 when figured into the GPA. Internship & Cadet Teaching will not be weighted next year!! 38
College Admission Standards 39
College Admission Requirements IU 8 semesters of English 7 semesters of Math 6 semesters of Social Sciences 6 semesters of Sciences 4 semesters of World Languages 3 or more credits of additional college-prep coursework
College Admission Requirements (cont.) Purdue 8 semesters of English 8 semesters of Math 6 semesters of Science 6 semesters of Social Studies 4 semesters of Foreign Language
College Admission Requirements (cont.) University of Southern Indiana 4 years of English 3-4 years of Math 3-4 years of Lab Science 3 years of Social Studies *Indiana students must complete Core 40
College Admission Requirements (cont.) Admission Offices also consider: Academic performance in high school (Grades) Strength or rigor of curriculum (course selection) Grade trends Class rank SAT/ACT test scores Leadership experience (clubs, teams, work) Guidance Counselor comments Must meet NCAA freshman-eligibility requirements to be deemed eligible to compete in NCAA Division I or II athletics. www.eligibilitycenter.org
Cost of Attendance in Indiana for 2015-2016 academic year IU$21,412Tuition/Fees, Room/Board, Books Purdue$21,252Tuition/Fees, Room/Board, Books Ball State$18,433Tuition/Fees & Room/Board ISU$17,579Tuition/Fees & Room/Board USI$17,000Estimated cost for 2014-2015 VU$15,154Tuition/Fees, Room/Board, Books $6,554 VU Commuter Student Ivy Tech $3,994Tuition only (30 hours) UE$44,186Typical annual cost for 2015-2016 44
High Test Scores = Scholarship $ USI David L. Rice Merit Scholarship 45 SAT940-10101020-11201130-12001210-13201330+ ACT20-2122-2425-2627-2930+ 4.0+$2500$3000$3500$4000$5000 3.9-3.999$2000$2500$3000$3500$4000 3.7-3.89$1500$2000$2500$3000$3500 3.6-3.69$1000$1500$2000$2500$3000 3.4-3.59$750$1000$1500$2000$2500 3.0-3.39$500$750$1000$1500$2000
High Test Scores = Scholarship $ (cont.) IUPUI Chancellor’s Scholarship Award:$8,000 per year for four years School:IUPUI Major:Any Criteria:Students who have applied for admission by Nov. 15 th who have a 3.75 GPA and a minimum 1250 SAT or 28 ACT may be eligible for this scholarship. *Not available for spring entry students. Deadline:Must have complete application file to IUPUI by November 15 th. IUPUI Academic Excellence Scholarship Award:$3,000 per year for four years School:IUPUI Major:Any Criteria:Students who have applied for admission by January 15 th who have a 3.5 GPA and a minimum 1150 or higher on the SAT or 25 on the ACT may be eligible for this scholarship. Deadline:Must have complete application file to IUPUI by January 15 th.
Scholarship Examples Indiana State University Academic Excellence Scholarship Award:$4,000 per year School:Indiana State University, Terre Haute Major:Any Criteria:Students must be admitted to ISU by Dec. 1 st and meet two of the following three criteria: 3.75 GPA and/or 1200SAT/26ACT and/or top 10% of graduating class. Deadline:Students must be admitted to ISU by Dec. 1 st Vincennes University Academic/Technical Honors Diploma Scholarship Award:$1,250 per year for four semesters School:Vincennes University Major:Any Criteria:Must be a recipient of the Indiana Academic Honors or Technical Honors diploma; Must fill out VU scholarship application Deadline:January 15 th
Points to Ponder…. College Admission Decision is made based upon freshman, sophomore, and junior years of high school. Honors courses=Stronger Test Scores Often times, SAT/ACT test score is what gets you considered for scholarships!! 48
Points to Ponder (cont.)…. VU requires one year of high school chemistry for all Health Occupations majors Recommend students create resume and update throughout high school; include extra-curricular activities, honors, awards, leadership positions held, employment, volunteer activities, community involvement 49
If you are a 21 st Century Scholar, some private schools will cover remaining tuition not covered by award. IU & Purdue provide financial assistance for housing, if you are a 21 st Century Scholar & meet eligibility requirements. Must have 2.5 GPA and Core 40 diploma to receive 21 st Century Scholarship Must complete Scholar Success Program beginning in Grade 9 Will have financial means testing at end of high school Is not a guaranteed full tuition scholarship* *depends on state funds available 21 st Century Scholars 50
www.doe.in.gov www.barr.k12.in.us www.hoosierhot50.org www.learnmoreindiana.org www.scholars.in.gov Resources 51
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