Part One: The Basics of High School. Transcript & GPA Facts Graduation Requirements. HIGH SCHOOL: The Basics. What is a Transcript?. A transcript is a cumulative permanent record. It lists all courses taken in high school and the grades received.
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HIGH SCHOOL: The Basics
What is a Transcript?
If students fail an academic course, they will have to repeat that course before they will receive credit.
IF IT IS 9TH LIT, MATH I, OR BIOLOGY THEY WILL BE CONSIDERED A 9TH GRADER AND IN A 9TH GRADE HOMEROOM AGAIN.
A failing grade will appear on a student’s transcript forever. It will not be removed even if the course is repeated and the student receives a passing grade.
A 90-100B 80-89C 74-79 D 70-73 F 69 & below
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSEnglish:4 CreditsMath:4 CreditsScience :4 Credits Social Studies:3 CreditsHealth/Personal Fitness (BPE)½ Health/ ½ BPECareer Tech and/or Fine Arts; and/or*Foreign Language:3 Credits *2 Credits of the sameFL is REQUIRED for college entranceElectives:4 Credits
Foreign Language I
Foreign Language II
Foreign Language III
At least 2 courses in the same foreign language are required for college admissions.
Some colleges recommend 3 courses in foreign language.
Nutrition & Food Science
Education and Teaching
Health Care Science
Work-Based Learning (Internship)
What is the HOPE Scholarship?
Earn $$ for college for getting good grades!
Teachers can help with academic issues and class problems. Tutoring is available.
Counselors can help with planning courses, personal issues, academic issues, and college & career planning.
Administrators can help handle conflicts with students or teachers.
The social worker is here to help utilize school and community resources when faced with personal and economic challenges.
The graduation coach helps students stay in school and graduate if they are at-risk of dropping out.
Come visit the Career Center! (AM, PM, Lunch pass)
Students can research :
4-year colleges & 2-year colleges
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Get online with GA College 411 and Career Cruising to match colleges & careers with your interests and needs
Career CenterMs. Page
Counseling ClerkMs. LeCroy
Pinnacle AccessMs. Abbott
Graduation CoachMr. Morrissey