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Alexander High School. Alternate Programs For Earning a High School Diploma Spring 2012. Programs Available. Performance Learning Center Ombudsman Alternative School Night School Project Graduation Summer Diploma Program E2020 Credit Recovery. Performance Learning Center.

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alexander high school
Alexander High School

Alternate Programs

For Earning a High School Diploma

Spring 2012

programs available
Programs Available
  • Performance Learning Center
  • Ombudsman
    • Alternative School
    • Night School
    • Project Graduation
    • Summer Diploma Program
  • E2020 Credit Recovery
performance learning center
Performance Learning Center
  • Located on the campus of West Central Technical College, Douglasville, Georgia
  • Maximum enrollment is 75 students
  • 1 Administrator; 5 Teachers
  • Students are in class from 9:00 am -3:00 pm Monday - Friday
  • There is a bus that transports students to and from the PLC each day
  • Priority is given to seniors and students who are behind in credits
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Performance Learning Center
  • Students work independently at an accelerated pace
  • A student can earn more than 4 units in a semester
  • Students graduate with an AHS diploma as long as all requirements have been met – they can participate in all senior activities
  • Students can participate in extra-curricular activities as long as eligibility requirements have been met
  • Students interested in the PLC need to see the Graduation Coach
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Performance Learning Center

In order for a student to be placed on the waiting list for admission to the Performance Learning Center, the student must:

  • Take the BASI test and score at least an 8.0 on reading and math (permission form required for testing)
  • Complete an application packet (discipline, attendance, and 2 teacher recommendations required)
  • Participate in an interview with PLC staff
ombudsman alternative school
Ombudsman Alternative School
  • Students are referred by the Principal to Ombudsman Alternative School for disciplinary reasons (county office approval required)
  • Once a student enrolls at alternative school, the AHS schedule in STAR changes to reflect OMB courses
  • Students attend class 3 hours per day; NO transportation is provided
  • OMB assigns all grades and attendance while a student is enrolled in their program.
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Ombudsman Alternative School
  • Students are allowed back on campus for all state mandated testing – MUST be supervised at all times
  • Students may return to AHS once time assigned has been completed.
  • For seniors assigned to attend alternative school second semester, participation in graduation is the Principal’s decision.
ombudsman night school
Ombudsman Night School
  • A student must be 16 years old in order to attend
  • There are 4 mini-mesters in a school year; a student can start night school at the beginning of any mini-mester; Students can return to AHS at the beginning of a semester if desired
  • Students can take 2 core and 1 elective each mini-mester(potentially 12 credits in a year)
  • Night School is FREE if a student attends full-time.
  • Part-time night school students must pay! $400 for one unit
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Ombudsman Night School
  • Students report to AHS for all state mandated testing
  • Students graduate with an AHS diploma as long as all requirements have been met – they can participate in all senior activities
  • Students interested in attending night school need to see a counselor.
ombudsman project graduation
Ombudsman Project Graduation
  • Day program for students who have NOT been in trouble; Participation is voluntary
  • A referral form must be completed and given to the Graduation Coach - Each high school has a specific number of slots.
  • County office must approve referral
  • Priority given to at-risk seniors and juniors
  • FREE
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Ombudsman Project Graduation
  • Students take 8 classes all year unless extenuating circumstances exist;
  • Students attend class 3 hours per day;

NO transportation is provided

  • Students report to AHS for all state mandated testing
  • Students graduate with an AHS diploma as long as all requirements have been met – they can participate in all senior activities
ombudsman summer diploma program
Ombudsman Summer Diploma Program

A senior is eligible to attend the Ombudsman Summer Diploma Program if:

  • The student has completed at least 4 years of high school
  • The student has completed all coursework required for a Douglas County School System Diploma
  • The student has attempted the Georgia High School Graduation Tests every time they are offered
  • The student has $500 to pay for the OMB Summer Diploma Program
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Seniors who choose to attend the Ombudsman Summer Diploma Program are withdrawn from Alexander High School on the next to the last day of school and are coded as a ‘transfer out-of-state’.

These students do NOT count as drop-outs.

These students are allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony at AHS.

Students who complete the Ombudsman Summer Diploma Program are awarded an Ombudsman Educational Services diploma that is accredited through the State of Illinois. (Ombudsman headquarters is located in Illinois.)

e2020 credit recovery
E2020 Credit Recovery
  • Students must have FAILED a course in order for it to be made up through credit recovery.
  • A student must take the EOCT if it is required for the course
  • In order to register for credit recovery, a student must see a counselor in order to get a referral completed. Coach Bissell is in charge of E2020.
e2020 core courses
E2020 CORE Courses
  • EnglishMath
  • 9th English GA Math 1
  • World Lit. GA Math 2
  • American Lit. GA Math 3
  • British Lit. Algebra One
  •   Algebra Two
  • ScienceSocial Studies
  • Physical Science US History
  • Biology World History
  • Chemistry Government

Economics

e2020 electives
E2020 Electives
  • Health
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Computer Apps
  • Consumer Skills
  • Strategies For Academic Success
  • Career Skills
  • Introduction to Art
  • Literacy & Comprehension