WELCOME TO BASHA HIGH SCHOOL. CLASS OF 2016!. How to See Your Counselor. To make an appointment, students should come to Guidance before/after school, or during lunch and schedule a time with our Guidance Assistant. You can see your counselor before school, after school or during lunch
CLASS OF 2016!
Nancy Spilsbury A-CapSpecial Education M-Z, Dept. Chair
Stacy Cunningham Car-GaAVID
Brian Snyder Ge-K
Matt Barber L-OAVID
Janeen Scaringelli P-Se Special Education A-L
Rebecca Thompson Sh-Z
Irene Blancarte Guidance Assistant
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AIMS testing will begin the spring of the student’s sophomore year.
Writing, Reading, Math and Science will be tested (for Freshmen in Honors Biology the Science AIMS will be tested during Freshman year).
Students must pass writing, reading and math at this time to graduate from any AZ school- science is to be determined by the state.
Students who do not pass one or more of the three tests required for graduation will be re-tested their junior year and senior year as needed.
Students wishing to re-test to exceed will sign up in August and December of their junior year.
It is imperative that every student sit for every testing date until the criteria are met or they will not be considered for further consideration for graduation per AZ Dept of Ed.
PSAT is the preliminary SAT. To be taken during sophomore and junior year. Used as a guide for the progress expected for the SAT. National Merit Scholarship is based on PSAT junior year.
SAT college entrance exam. To be taken spring of junior year, summer prior to senior year or fall of senior year. Most in-state universities expect a 1040 combined reading and math.
ACT college entrance exam. To be taken spring of
junior year, summer prior to senior year or fall of
senior year. Most in-state universities expect a 22.
*Report cards are issued every 9 weeks each year- first quarter handed to student, 2nd quarter mailed home, 3rd quarter handed to student and 4th quarter mailed home
*Your student will also receive progress reports at the 4th week of each quarter.
*The semester grades issue credit for passing grades of a D or higher. Each semester is worth .5 credits per course.
*Please update your credit check (obtain this from your counselor) each time you receive a semester report card.
Required 16 high school core courses – completed with cumulative 2.0 grade point average in each subject area:
Assured Admission Requirements:
25% tuition waiver for first year at ASU, U of A, NAU- you must be accepted in order to receive this scholarship so make sure you apply at an in-state school in AZ. This may be renewed by the state at their discretion.
3.5 un-weighted GPA for required 16 core courses; and exceed on writing, reading and math or exceed on two and earn a 3 or higher on 2 AP exams; and earn a 1300 on SAT reading and math or a 28 composite on ACT.
All A’s and B’s in 16 core courses- no C’s, D’s, F’s
Exceptions for 16 core courses: Spanish 2 instead of Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 (this applies for all foreign languages); math through math year 4 or higher instead of 4 years of math
www.ade.state.az.us for any other questions please refer to website listed. Subject to change.