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The required courses that all high school students must complete to graduate.
What is:TheCore Curriculum
You choose to take these classes.They make you a more well-rounded student.
More challenging classes available in high school. They offer more depth and a faster pace than regular classes.
What are:Honors Courses
Official record of high school courses and grades. It is required for college admission.
Any club, sport or event that takes place outside your academic classes.
What is:AnExtracurricular Activity
Type of college or university that is supported by state money; lower tuitions
Type of college or university that receives no state money; higher tuitions
College that offers 2-year degrees; credits transfer to 4-year schools.
What is:Community College
A four-year college degree.
What is:ABachelor’s Degree
A two-year degree that can be started after high school.
What is:AnAssociate’s Degree
The high school GPA needed to play college sports is 2.0.
The highest GPA you can earn without honors classes is 5.0.
What is:Less ThanThe highest GPA you can get without honors classes is 4.0.
The graduation rate for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is 66.7%.
What is:Less ThanThe graduation rate in CMSD is 54.3%.
The college-going rate for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is 31%.
What is:Greater Than46% of CMSD seniors go to college.
76% of CMSD ninth graders are promoted to tenth grade after their first year of high school.
What is: Ohio State University
What is:Grade Point Average
What is:Ohio Graduation Test
What is:General Education Diploma
What is:Bowling Green State University
The money paid for college classes.
Money to help students pay for their college education.
What is: Financial Aid
This is free money to attend college based on merit (grades, athletics, etc.).
What are: Scholarships
The subject of study in which a student chooses to specialize.
Money that is lent to students to help pay for college. It must be paid back.
What are:Student Loans