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Underclassmen Credit Evaluation. Veterans Tribute CTA. Clark County School District Graduation Requirements. Standard Diploma English 4 credits Math ( Alg 1) 3 credits Science 2 credits World Hist /Geog. 1 credit U.S. History 1 credit U.S. Government 1 credit

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underclassmen credit evaluation

UnderclassmenCredit Evaluation

Veterans Tribute CTA

clark county school district graduation requirements
Clark County School District Graduation Requirements

Standard Diploma

  • English 4 credits
  • Math (Alg 1) 3 credits
  • Science 2 credits
  • World Hist/Geog. 1 credit
  • U.S. History 1 credit
  • U.S. Government 1 credit
  • Physical Education 2 credits **
  • Health .5 credit
  • Use of Computers .5 credit
  • Electives 7.5 credits
  • TOTAL 22.5 credits
21 st century course of study not a diploma it s a standard
21st Century Course of Study(Not a diploma, it’s a standard)
  • English 4 credits
  • Math (thru Alg II) 4 credits
  • Science (Bio.) 3 credits
  • World Hist/Geog. 1 credit
  • U.S. History 1 credit
  • U.S. Government 1 credit
  • Physical Education 2 credits **
  • Health .5 credit
  • Use of Computers .5 credit
  • Electives 7.5 credits
  • TOTAL 22.5 credits
advanced diploma
Advanced Diploma
  • English 4 credits
  • Math (Alg. 1) 4 credits
  • Science (Bio.) 3 credits
  • World Hist/Geog. 1 credit
  • U.S. History 1 credit
  • U.S. Government 1 credit
  • Physical Education 2 credits **
  • Health .5 credit
  • Use of Computers .5 credit
  • Electives 6 credits
  • Arts/Occ Ed. 1 credit
  • TOTAL 24 credits
  • * 3.25 unweightedgpa
advanced honors diploma
Advanced Honors Diploma
  • Same requirements as Advanced Diplomas but includes Honors/AP/IB credit in the following areas:
  • English 3
  • Math 2
  • Science 2
  • Social Studies 2
  • Foreign Language 1
  • Elective 2
  • TOTAL 12

** Requires a 3.25 unweighted/3.85 weighted gpa

graduation requirements special notes
Graduation Requirements Special Notes
  • Students may waive their 2nd year of PE by playing a school or club sport, marching band or performing group participation.
  • Most students within the CCSD earn their computer credit in middle school
  • While foreign language is not required to graduate, most colleges and universities required at least 2 years of 1 language for admission
  • Students must pass all 4 Nevada High School Proficiency Exams (NHSPE): Math, Reading, Science and Writing to receive a diploma.
  • While all classes count toward CCSD graduation, colleges mainly look at a student’s grades in core subjects for admission.
college admissions process
College Admissions Process
  • Finding a college that fits
  • Request college information
  • College Entrance Exams
  • Campus visit
  • College Comparison Worksheet
college info web resources
College Info Web Resources
  • CCSD Guidance and Counseling Website

~http://ccsd.net/cpd/guidance/guidance.html

  • Nevada Career Information System

~http://nvcis.intocareers.org

    • User name: ncis
    • Password: nevada
  • College Searches
    • Individual college websites
    • www.princetonreview.com
    • www.collegeboard.com
    • www.actstudent.org
    • www.fastweb.com
nevada colleges and universities
Nevada Colleges and Universities
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • Nevada State College
  • Sierra Nevada College
  • Community Colleges
    • CSN
    • Great Basin College, Truckee Meadows CC, Western Nevada CC
unlv unr admissions requirements
UNLV/UNR Admissions Requirements
  • 3.0 G.P.A – in core classes
  • 4 credits English
  • 3 credits math – Algebra or higher
  • 3 credits social science
  • 3 credits science – at least 2 lab science courses
nevada state college admission requirements
Nevada State College Admission Requirements
  • 2.0 G.P.A
  • 4 credits English
  • 3 credits math – at least 2 Algebra or higher
  • 3 credits social science
  • 3 credits science – at least 1 lab science course
student athletes
Student Athletes
  • Academic Plan
    • Core Courses
  • NCAA requirements
    • Refer to NCAA Quick Reference Guide
  • Clearinghouse
    • Register at end of junior year
  • College entrance exams
    • Take at end of junior year
  • Website
    • www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
scholarships
Scholarships
  • Merit based
    • Academics
    • Special talents
    • Community service
  • Need based
    • FAFSA
  • Competitive
    • School
    • Local
    • National
what makes me a good candidate
What makes me a good candidate?
  • Good grades
  • Good test scores
  • Community service
  • Athletic/interest-based involvement
  • Be as well rounded as possible
  • Scholarship committees look at:
    • GPA
    • Honors, AP, and IB courses
    • ACT, SAT I, and SAT II scores
    • Involvement in clubs, activities, athletics, and community
    • Work
    • Family responsibilities
    • Unusual circumstances
upcoming events
Upcoming Events
  • 9/20/12 Last day for class change
  • 10/9/12 College Planning Workshop VTCTA 6-8p.m.
  • 10/16/17/12 College Fair Cashman Ctr. 5:30-8p.m.
  • 10/17/12 PSAT VTCTA- Juniors/Sophomores
  • 11/15/12 ASVAB VTCTA- Juniors/Seniors
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