2010-2011 TIMBERWOLF FRESHMAN PARENT NIGHT. WELCOME Receive important information from Chiles HS. Join ListServe at www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us. Guidance Department. Mrs. Kim Scott A – Da Bright Futures & DH Mrs. Kim Brumage De – He Career Specialist
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Mrs. Kim Scott A – DaBright Futures & DH
Mrs. Kim Brumage De – He Career Specialist
Ms. Alice Mathis Hi – Me ESOL, Special & Summer Programs
Mr. Ron Callahan Mi - Sc Referral Coordinator
Mrs. Teresa Dennis Se – Z Scholarships
Mrs. Cindy Fisher, Guidance Secretary
Mrs. Jeanne Tucker, Registrar
Standard 24 Credit Graduation Requirements
Web I, II
TV Productions I, II, III, IV
Communications Technology I, II, III
Engineering Technology I, II, III
Culinary Arts I, II, III
.5 credit is earned for each semester course completed with a grade of D or higher. Each nine weeks grade is 2/5 of the semester grade, the exam is 1/5.
GrdEach Grading PeriodSem ExamSemester Grade
A 8 points 4 points 18-20 pts. = A
B 6 points 3 points 13-17 pts. = B
C 4 points 2 points 8-12 pts. = C
D 2 points 1 point 3-7 pts. = D
F 0 points 0 points 0-2 pts. = F
*Per grading period – A student must earn at least 1 point in the second nine weeks or the exam in order to receive credit for the semester.
This information is available on page 9 of the CHS Handbook/Planner.
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Here is a chart showing all possible combinations and the FINAL grade results which will be computed automatically resulting in the student earning 1/2 credit.
GRADE A,A A,B A,C A,D A,F B,B B,C B,D B,F C,C C,D C,F D,D D,F F,F
EXAM A A A B B C B B C C C C C C D D
B A B B B C B B C C C C D D D D
C A B B C C B C C C C C D D D F
D B B B C C B C C D C D D D D F
F B B C C F C C C F C D F D F F
A = 4 C = 2
B = 3 D = 1
Where and how we use GPAs:
Year 08-09 Grade Lev.08 School 37-0531 Year 09-10 Grade Lev.09 School 37-1141
-----------COURSE----------- -SEM- -----------COURSE----------- ---SEM-
NUMBER TITLE 1 2 CREDIT NUMBER TITLE 1 2 CREDIT
07083408 SPANISH I B B 1.00 21033000 W CULT GEO B B 1.00
07083500 SPANISH II B B 1.00
10013200 ENG HON I A h A h 1.00
12003100 ALGEBRA I C C 1.00
15063201 HOPE B .50
15063202 HOPE A .50
20013200 E/S SCI HON A h B h 1.00
GPA YR: 3.00 WTD:3.0 CRDT YR: 1.00 GPA YR: 3.17 WTD:3.33 CRDT YR: 6.00
CUM: 3.00 WTD:3.0 CUM CR : 1.00 CUM: 3.14 WTD:3.29 CUM CR: 7.00
Student must meet the following requirements during the semester:
*All of these options require approval from your student’s guidance counselor.
10th grade AP Accel Progression
3.0 recalculated academic GPA, plus SAT or ACT
2.5 – 2.99 recalculated academic GPA, plus at least a minimum score in all three sections of the SAT or ACT as outlined below:
SAT – Critical Reading >= 460 or ACT – Reading >= 19,
SAT – Math >= 460 or ACT Math >= 19, and
SAT – Writing >= 440 or ACT English/Writing >= 18.
ALL students must complete the secondary academic unit requirements:
State universities use the same method for weighting academic courses earning a “C” or better :
1.0 weighted for AP and dual enrollment , .5 weighted for honors
3.6 - 4.2 academic GPA
1750 - 1970 SAT
26 - 30 ACT
Average # of academic units: 22.5
Academic Profile: GPA, strength of curriculum (# of honors, AP and DE courses, advanced foreign language), test scores, essay
4.1 - 4.4 academic GPA
1870 - 2100 SAT
28 - 32 ACT
87.5% of students with a 4.0 and
above academic GPA were admitted
74.1 % with 26 – 30 academic units were admitted
2.74 – 3.41 academic GPA
1300 - 1540 SAT
18 - 22 ACT
3.5 – 4.2 academic GPA
25 – 28 ACT
3.5 – 4.1 academic GPA
24 -28 ACT
SAT: 440 verbal and 550 math ACT: 17 English, 18 reading, 21 math
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Requirements:3.5 weighted* GPA (16 required academic credits), 1290 SAT or 29 ACT and 75 hours of community service. Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles Guidance website.
Requirements:3.0 weighted* GPA (16 required academic credits) and 1050 SAT or 23 ACT.
16 required academic credits include:
4 Math (Algebra I level and above which does not include Liberal Arts, Integrated or Informal Geometry). Algebra IA and IB = 1 credit together
3 Social Science
2 Foreign Language (in the same language)
View scholarship award amounts at: www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/awardamt.htm
Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards .25 per semester for honors and AP
courses with a “C” or higher. Honors foreign language is not honors for BF GPA calculation.
Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award- Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution.
Requirements: 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit vocational program and a passing score on a college placement test (SAT 440 verbal & math, ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or CPT 83 Reading & Sentence Skills, 72 Algebra) Gold Seal is a two year scholarship.
TV Productions I Communication Technology I
TV Productions II Communication Technology II
TV Productions III Communication Technology III
Culinary Arts I DCT I
Culinary Arts II DCT II
Culinary Arts III DCT III
Engineering Technology I Computing for College and Careers
Engineering Technology II Web Design I
Engineering Technology III Web Design II
Criminal Justice I
Criminal Justice II
Criminal Justice III
*** Satisfactory completion of a three credit sequential vocational program may award TCC credit toward an A.S. degree. See Leon County Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)
· Measures student achievement of New Generation Sunshine State Standards
· Focusing on Reading and math
· High-level Standards
Graduation Requirement – Grade 10 FCAT II Reading - Level 3
Graduation Requirement – Algebra I EOC – 30% of final grade
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