Arlington High School Junior Parent Night. March 10, 2004 AHS Guidance Department. AHS School Profile. Class of 2003 – 260 Graduates Four year colleges – 80% Junior Colleges/Technical Schools – 13% Employment – 2% Armed Forces – 1.1% Undecided – 4%.
March 10, 2004
AHS Guidance Department
The new admissions standards for freshmen applicants have two main parts:
16 college prep courses distributed as follows are required. (A course is equivalent to one full school year of study. Courses count toward the distribution only if passed.)
English - 4 courses
Mathematics - 3 courses (Algebra I & II and Geometry or Trigonometry, or comparable coursework)Mass. State Colleges/Universities Admission Standards
Social Sciences - 2 courses (including 1 course in U.S. History)
Foreign Languages - 2 courses (in a single language)
Electives - 2 courses (from the above subjects or from the Arts & Humanities or Computer Sciences)Mass. State Colleges/Universities Admission Standards
What questions should I ask?
Small: up to 3,000 students
Medium: 3,000-7,000 students
Large: over 7,000 students
Regular Decision / Early Decision /
Early Action / Rolling Admission / Early Admission
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