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Durant Road Middle School Home of the Dolphins High School Registration Information. What motivates me? What do I care about? What do I see as my role and purpose in life? What occupations will help me reach the career and life goals that match my values. FUTURE-READY CORE.

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What motivates me? What do I care about?What do I see as my role and purpose in life?What occupations will help me reach the career and life goals that match my values.

future ready core
FUTURE-READY CORE
  • Ninth graders entering high school in 2010-2011 year and later complete what is now the Future-ready core academic requirement to graduate high school.
course requirements for future ready core
English 4

English I, II, III, & IV

Mathematics 4

Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or Integrated Math I, II, and III

4th Math course to be aligned with the student’s post high school plan

Science 3

A Physical Science Course, Biology, Earth/Environmental Science

Social Studies 3

Civics and Economics, US History, World History

Healthful Living 1

Second Language-Notrequired for graduation BUT required to meet minimum application requirements for a UNC.

Course Requirements for FUTURE-READY CORE
requirements cont
Requirements Cont:
  • Specific Electives

6 Credits required

2 electives of any combination from either: Arts Education (Dance,

-Career & Technical Education (CTE) Music, Theatre Arts, Visual

-Arts Education Arts)

-Second Language At least 1 credit in an Arts

4 Elective credits strongly recommended Discipline

(four course concentration) from one of the Additional Credits 5

Following:

-Career & Technical Education (CTE)

JROTC

-Arts Education (dance, music, theater arts,

visual arts), or any other subject area

Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, English

Or Cross-disciplinary)

high school courses taken at the middle school
High School Courses taken at the Middle School
  • Students in grades 6-8 will receive graduation credit of high school Mathematics courses passed in middle school
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North Carolina Academic Scholars RecognitionTo receive this special recognition students must:-Complete all the requirements of this North Carolina Academic Scholars Program-Have an overall four year un-weighted grade point average of 3.500-Complete all requirements for a North Carolina high schooldiploma

middle school mathematics courses for high school credit frequently asked questions
Middle School Mathematics Courses for High School CreditFrequently Asked Questions
  • Which course(s) must students successfully complete in order to earn one unit of high school credit?
  • Students must successfully complete Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra 2, or another higher level math course.
  • Is there a placement exam?
  • No. Students who successfully complete mathematics courses may be placed in the next level of mathematics.
  • Are students required to take an exam?
  • Yes. Students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra 2 must score level III or IV on the EOC exam. Students enrolled in any higher level mathematics course will take a teacher-made final exam.
middle school mathematics courses for high school credit frequently asked questions cont
Middle School Mathematics Courses for High School CreditFrequently Asked Questions Cont:
  • Can a student repeat a mathematics course for credit at the high school level?
  • No. While a student may repeat a course that he/she has passed, he/she may not receive credit for the same course twice. The one exception is Algebra I Plus. Since the content of Algebra I Plus incorporates portions of the Geometry content, Algebra I Plus may be taken after Algebra I for elective credit if the student feels a need to strengthen his/her algebra skills.
  • If a student earns credit at the middle school level, will he/she have to take additional courses at the high school level as well?
  • Yes. Students who have earned one (or more) units of credit in middle school and wish to graduate on the College/University Course of Study or under the Future Ready Core requirements must take three (or fewer) additional mathematics units at the high school level, for a total of four math credits.
middle school mathematics courses for high school credit frequently asked questions cont1
Middle School Mathematics Courses for High School CreditFrequently Asked Questions Cont:
  • Will the grades earned in mathematics courses appear on the high school transcript?
  • Yes. The grade will be listed on the transcript under Grade 8 with one unit of credit.
  • Will the grade earned be included the student’s high school grade point average (GPA)?
  • No. Only courses taken during the high school years will be included the student’s grade point average.
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Graduation ProjectThe Graduation project is optional and it depends on your high school. This project prepares students for future college level presentations.

promotion requirement for 9 th grade 6 credits
Promotion Requirement for 9th Grade6 credits

Students must pass a total of 6 credits in the following classes to go to the 10th grade.

  • One credit in English I
  • Two credits in the areas of Mathematics, Social Studies, or Science, and
  • Three additional credits.

(The next slide shows school that are exceptional to the above promotion requirements)

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Promotion requirements for the following high schools: ENLOE, LONGVIEW, MARY PHILLIPS, WAKE EARLY COLLEGE of HEALTH & SCIENCE4 credits

1 Credit in English I

2 Credits in the areas of Mathematics, Social Studies, or Science

1 additional credit

quality points
QUALITY POINTS
  • Letter Grades A B C D F FF
  • Standard Courses 4 3 2 1 0 0
  • Honors Courses 5 4 3 2 0 0
  • AP Courses 6 5 4 3 0 0
grading scale based on a seven point scale
Grading Scale (based on a seven point scale)
  • A=93-100
  • B=85-92
  • C=77-84
  • D=70-76
  • F=less than 70
  • I=Incomplete
  • WP=Withdrawal, no penalty
  • WF=Withdrawal with an F
  • FF=Failed for violation of attendance policy
early graduation
Early Graduation

High School students can graduate in 6 semesters or less if the following requirements are met:

  • Show satisfactory mastery of high school academic skills and concepts.
  • Show a need for early graduation
  • Meet the graduation course and testing requirement that were effective the year of entering 9th grade for the first time.

**The Principal and his committee considers requests and deny or approve an early graduation based on the criteria stated above.

unc systems admission requirements minimum
6 Credits in Language including-4 credits in English and 2credits in another language

4 credits in Mathematics in any of the following combinations:

Alg 1 & 11, Geo, and 1 credit beyond Alg 11

Alg 1 & 11, and two credits beyond Alg 11

Intg Mathematics 1, 11, & 111 and one credit beyond Intg Math 111

3 credits in Science including:

At least 1 credit in life or biological science (eg: biology)

At least 1 credit in Physical science (eg: physical science, chemistry, Physics)

At least one laboratory course

2 credits in Social Studies including:

1 credit in United States history**

UNC Systems Admission Requirements (MINIMUM)
national collegiate athletic association
National Collegiate Athletic Association

Division I college or university

  • Graduate from a high school
  • Complete the 16 courses listed below

4 years of English, 3 years of Math (Algebra I or higher), 2 years of Natural/Physical science, 1 year of additional English, mathematics or natural/physical science, 2 years of social science, 4 years of additional courses. Core GPA/test Index (16 core courses)

Core GPA SAT ACT

3.550 400 37

3.000 620 52

2.500 820 68

2.125 960 81

2.000 1010 86

  • Present a minimum required GPA in core courses
  • Achieve a combined SAT or ACT sum score that matches your GPA
division ii college or university 2013
Division II College or University2013 >
  • Graduate from a high school
  • Earn a 2.000 GPA in at least 16 core courses in the following areas:

3 years of English, 2 years of Math (Algebra I or higher), 2 years of Natural/physical science, 3 years of additional English, Math, or natural or physical science, 2 years of social science and 4 years of additional core course

  • Earn a combined SAT score of 820 or an ACT score of 68
wake county high schools
Apex High School

Athens Drive High School

Broughton High School (IB)

Cary High School

East Wake High School

East Wake of Health & Science

Enloe High School (GT)

Fuquay-Varina High School

Garner High School (M)

Green Hope High School

Holly Springs High School

Knightdale High School

Leesville Road High School

Middle Creek High School

Millbrook High School (M)

Panther Creek High School

Sanderson High School

Southeast Raleigh High (M)

Wake Early College

Wake-Forest Rolesville High

Wakefield High School

Heritage High School

Wake County High Schools
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All Wake County 8th grade students promoted to the 9th grade, are required to register at a Wake County Public High School regardless of whether you will be applying to a Charter or Private School or moving out of county.

time line for high school registration
Time Line for High School Registration

Please contact your Track

Counselor for information

regarding HS Registration

dates.

registering from home
Registering from home?

Guidelines for registering from home will

be included in your Registration

Package.

Please follow guidelines.

magnet application
Magnet Application

Magnet online Application period is from February

8th through February 28th. Parents will be notified of

application results by mid March