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Title: Clayton County Public Schools Planning for Success Getting Ready For High School Students entering 9th grade in 2012-2013


1
Clayton County Public SchoolsPlanning for
SuccessGetting ReadyForHigh SchoolStudents
entering9th grade in 2012-2013
2
Outline
  • High school credits
  • Selecting 9th grade courses
  • Promotion requirements

3
Number of courses taken
  • 7 courses each day
  • Students earn .5 units per course
  • 3.5 units per semester
  • 7 units per year

4
Required Courses9th grade
  • 4 academic classes
  • English, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • 3 electives
  • Career Pathways, World Languages, or Fine Arts,

5
English(One Required)
  • Ninth Grade Literature / Composition
  • Ninth Grade Literature / Composition-Honors

6
Mathematics(One required)
  • Coordinate Algebra
  • 1) Regular
  • 2) Accelerated

7
Science(One required)
  • Biology
  • Honors Biology

8
Social Studies (One Required)
  • World History
  • Honors World History
  • AP World History

9
Advanced Placement (AP) / Honors
  • Honors courses Please consult your students
    teacher for a recommendation.
  • AP courses College-level courses
  • Any student may take an Honors/AP course.
  • The following are highly recommended
  • gtConsult the subject area teacher
  • gtThe student should be passing the current
    subject area class with 85 or better
  • gtGreat reading and comprehension skills
  • gtGreat study habits and willingness to work hard

10
Required for Graduation
  • ½ unit of health
  • AND
  • ½ unit of personal fitness
  • OR
  • 3 years of ROTC

11
Electives
  • Students are required to select 4 electives in
    the event one of their electives arent
    available.

12
(Electives)World Languages
  • A minimum of 2 years of the same language is
    required for college entrance.
  • Spanish, French, or Latin
  • Honors Spanish or Honors French (IB)

13
(Electives)Career Technology
  • Career pathways are designed to provide students
    with a road map to career success.
  • Once students have selected a pathway, it is
    recommended that they follow this course sequence
    throughout their high school years.

14
Career Pathways Pathways vary by school
  • Administrative Information Support
    ..
  • Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training
  • Broadcast Video Production
    .
  • Computer System Support .
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology ..
  • Culinary Arts ..
  • Engineering and Technology .
  • Family Consumer Sciences .
  • Financial Management-Services
  • Horticulture .
  • Interactive Media .
  • Law and Justice .
  • Marketing and Management
  • Teaching as a Profession .
    .
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Transportation Logistical Support
    .

15
(Electives)Fine Arts
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Orchestra
  • and Visual Art.

16
Parent involvement
  • Parents will need to sign the course advisement
    form.
  • All forms should be returned to your childs
    counselor by January 16th.

17
Support Programs
  • Tutoring Each subject area has a tutoring
    schedule.
  • No Zero Policy Teachers recommend students
    that have zeros to stay after school on Friday to
    make up assignments.
  • Saturday School Tutoring
  • Small group guidance
  • RTI/SST
  • Teacher/Parent Collaboration

18
9th Grade Testing
  • PSAT Practice SAT
  • PLAN Practice ACT
  • Benchmark Tests
  • EOCT - (English / Math 1 / Biology)

19
General Information
  • There are two final grading periods
  • Progress reports are sent home at 4.5 weeks, 9
    weeks, and 13.5 weeks
  • Report cards are sent home at the end of each 18
    weeks. (These are final course grades.)

20
Promotion requirements
  • To be promoted to 9th grade
  • You must pass 5 of 6 classes (using the end of
    year average).
  • Pass reading and math sections of the CRCT
  • To be promoted to the 10th grade
  • You must pass 10 classes 5 units
  • 3 of the 5 units must be in core areas
  • (English, math, science, social studies, world
    languages)Each time you fail a course, you
    place yourself at risk of not graduating on time.

21
Graduation Policy
  • Students must pass all EOCT tests to meet
    graduation requirements.
  • There is one diploma type for all students
  • All students are required to complete a total
    of 23 units
  • 4 units of English/Language Arts
  • 4 units of Science
  • 4 units of Math
  • 3 units of Social Studies
  • At least 3 units required from Foreign Language
    and/or CTAE and/or Fine Arts for all students
  • At least 4 additional electives
  • 1 Health/Physical Education course or 3 years of
    JROTC

22
Great Sources of Information
  • Call the counseling office at your school
  • Clayton County Public Schools webpage
    www.clayton.k12.ga.us
  • Click on departments
  • Click on Guidance and Counseling
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