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Class of 2015. Graduation & Beyond. ATTAINING GOALS. Graduation Requirements Post High School Options College Preparation Resources. CAREER. GRADUATION. COLLEGE. Time to make a plan!. GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS. Subject Graduation English 4 Math 4 Science 3

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Class of 2015

Class of 2015

Graduation & Beyond

Attaining goals

  • Graduation Requirements

  • Post High School Options

  • College Preparation

  • Resources




Time to make a plan!

Graduation requirements

Subject Graduation

English 4

Math 4

Science 3

Social Studies 3

Fine Art/Voc 1

P.E. 1

Health 0.5

Foreign Lang 0

Electives 5.5



  • Must meet Standards in all three areas to graduate

  • Cannot retake if already exceeded

  • Practice tests at

Credit checks

  • Total credits remaining…should be 12 or less, otherwise you will need to get credits outside of the regular school day.

  • AIMS—If approaching or falls far below, or no scores…will be on list to take again.

This is for graduation purposes only

More than 12 credits remaining
More than 12 credits Remaining?

  • Saturday School

  • Summer School

  • Chandler Online Academy

  • Correspondence

What post high school options do i have
What Post High School Options do I have?

  • Workforce

  • Military

  • Trade School

  • Community College

  • University

How do i decide
How do I decide

  • Talk with people working in different professions

  • Have them describe to you what it is that they do

  • If it sounds interesting to you, ask if you can “job shadow” for a day

What is my next step
What is my next step?

  • Research to see what education is needed for that occupation

  • Find a trade school, community college or university that offers the major (program of study)

  • Determine if that institution is a good fit!

Community college entrance requirements
Community College Entrance Requirements

  • Accuplacer - Placement Test

    • Reading, Writing, Math

    • Can take at any of the community college campuses

    • You can get a full tuition on scholarship if you score high on the test!

  • No SAT or ACT required

In state university course requirements
In-State University Course Requirements

Subject Years/Credits

English 4

Math 4 (Algebra 3-4 + 1)

Science 3 (Lab)

Social Studies 2

Fine Art 1 (Art, Dance, Drama, Music)

Foreign Language 2(Same Language)


Assured admission
Assured Admission

  • ASU and NAU

    No Course deficiencies AND one of the following:

    • Top 25% of Graduating Class (50% for NAU) OR

    • GPA of 3.0 OR

    • 1040 SAT OR

    • 22 ACT

  • U of A

    No Course deficiencies AND the following:

    • Arizona Resident

    • Holistic Application Review (GPA/SAT or ACT and personal essay)

Sat act

  • Who: All university bound Juniors

  • Why: University entrance acceptance & scholarships

  • When: Your spring semester

  • Prepare: Study booklet, previous PSAT tests,, Princeton Review, Kaplan & RMASS

College admissions exams

  • SAT

    • Reasoning Test

    • 7 Saturdays per year

    • ACP is not a test site

    • Take spring of junior year

    • Registration and information at

    • Princeton, Kaplan & College Board

  • ACT

    • Curriculum-based

    • Spring of junior year


    • ACT Plan

    • See website for registration, test preparation, and testing sites (Basha, Hamilton, Chandler, Perry)

    • Multiple choice

The college application process
The College Application Process

Visit college campuses – you can even do an on-line campus tour:

  • Register on the Career Center Website to attend college visits

  • Consult college websites (

  • Know where to look for $$$$$$

  • Discuss finances with your parents

  • Start narrowing your college choices. Begin applying as soon as the application is available

  • Preparing for college essay

Ncaa athletic eligibility
NCAA Athletic Eligibility

  • New Rules for Division I (no BYU on-line accepted)

  • Read the NCAA Student Manual (

  • Register for NCAA before the end of your Junior Year

  • Request to have your transcript sent in May

Financial aid know it learn it enjoy the benefits from it
Financial Aid – know it, learn it & enjoy the benefits from it!

  • Scholarships


  • Loans

  • Work Study

  • Grants


  • Check ACP Career Center websites. Yes, there are a few for Juniors but more importantly identify which ones you can apply for next year!

  • Other resources include:

Az board of regents high honors tuition waiver scholarship
AZ Board of Regents High Honors from it!Tuition Waiver Scholarship

Stay focused
Stay Focused from it!

  • Keep up your grades

  • 6th semester Transcript Counts for college applications

  • Meet Deadlines

  • Keep an updated resume

  • Volunteer and community service really count!

Important dates for juniors
Important Dates for Juniors! from it!

  • What: Chandler Unified College Fair

  • Where: Chandler Center of the Arts

  • When: Wednesday, September 18, 2010

  • Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

  • Who: Juniors – It is time for you to meet your in-state university and community college representatives!

PSAT from it!

  • Who: All juniors planning to take SAT

  • Why: SAT Prep, scholarship

  • When: October 16, 2013

  • Cost: $22.00

  • Prepare: Study booklet, previous PSAT tests,, Princeton Review & Kaplan

  • Register in the ACP Career Center

  • Deadline is September 26

ASVAB from it!

  • Who: All Juniors

  • When: Tuesday, November 30th

  • Where: ACP Cafeteria

  • Time: 9:00 a.m.