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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR TEXAS STUDENTS Slide 2 FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS WITH AN ENDORSEMENT Slide 3 26 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION Slide 4 EPISD Distinguished Level of Achievement Plan HB5 Slide 5 ENDORSEMENT OPTIONS STEM Business and Industry Public Service Arts & Humanities Multidisciplinary Equaling 4 credits Slide 6 TESTING STAAR EOC Slide 7 TESTING REQUIREMENTS STAAR End of Course Exams 5 Exams Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology U.S. History Slide 8 GRADUATION Equals 26 credits in the appropriate areas AND EOC testing requirements Slide 9 NO GRADUATION 26 credits + not meeting testing requirements 4 years + 16 credits 5 years + 25 credits Must have 26 credits in the appropriate areas and testing requirements!! Slide 10 ABSENCES Must be IN class 90% of the time (TEA Law) If a student misses more than 5 days in a semester = not receiving credit for class 89% NC 78% NC NO CREDIT Slide 11 ADVANCED CLASSES Open enrollment 9 th and 10 th grade classes are Pre-Ap (Advanced Program) 11 th and 12 th grade classes are AP Programs (Advanced Programs) Dual Credit Classes Receive college credits while in High School Colleges LOOK FOR THESE!!!!!!!!!! Slide 12 GRADUATION CHECKLIST Take the optional and required college entrance exams early (SAT and Act) Talk with people about their college experiences Apply for financial aid Apply for scholarships Slide 13 HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR Get to know them WELL!! They will help with High School requirements College applications Scholarships Recommendation Letters NCAA Clearinghouse (athletic scholarships) Slide 14 FRANKLIN 9 TH GRADE CENTER HB 5 Meetings January 12 0r January 20 6:00 High School Counselors and Administration will be there to answer specific questions Slide 15 GO CENTER Research on internet Careers Colleges Scholarships Financial Aide Anything to assist you with planning for your future Some printed materials available Open before school at 7:15 7:40 Tues-Thurs Slide 16 CALLING IS EASY 1-800-822-PLAN Slide 17 WEB SITES Edu.gov AIE.org Mapping-your-future.org Fastweb.com Ed.gov/finaid Careervoyagers.org www.tea.state.tx.us/index.html www.achievetexas.org Slide 18 JULIE MAY BLACK, M.ED, BS ED Counselor Brown Middle School 7820 Helen of Troy El Paso, Texas 79912 915-774-4080 jmblack@episd.org Episd.org Brown.episd.org

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