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House Bill 5
Graduation
Requirements
• Begins with students who enter grade 9 in 2014-2015.
• Students entering high school prior to 2014-2015 have
the option to change graduation plans.
• Students must:
• Meet graduation requirements
• Meet testing requirements—English I, English II, Algebra I,
Biology, U.S. History
• FLEXIBILITY AND STUDENT CHOICE IS KEY!
HB5 Requirements
• Two Graduation Plans, plus DAP and Performance
Acknowledgements
• ALL STUDENTS BEGIN ON FOUNDATION WITH
ENDORSEMENT.
• Distinguished Achievement is earned by
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Endorsement
4 science credits
4 mathematics credits
Algebra II
HB5 Requirements
• Students must complete the sophomore year in order to
revert to the Foundation Plan.
• Students beginning high school prior to 2014-2015 may
change from their current graduation plan to the FHSP.
Foundation High School
Program – 22 credits
4 English
3 Mathematics
3 Science
3 Social Studies
1 Fine Arts
2 Languages other than English
1 PE
5 Electives
Foundation Plan Requirements
4 English
4 Mathematics
4 Science
3 Social Studies
2 Languages other than English
1 PE
1 Fine Arts
7 Electives (Generally, 4 are the endorsement)
Foundation HSP with Endorsement
26 credits
STUDENTS MUST IDENTIFY AN ENDORSEMENT
IN WRITING UPON ENTERING GRADE 9.
• STEM—5 Programs of Study
• Business and Industry—25 Programs of Study
• Public Services—11 Programs of Study
• Arts and Humanities—16 Programs of Study
• Multidisciplinary—3 Programs of Study
STUDENTS MAY IDENTIFY AND EARN MORE
THAN ONE ENDORSEMENT.
5 Endorsement Choices
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12 hours of college courses earning a 3.0 or higher
Earn an associate degree in high school
Outstanding performance in bilingualism/bi-literacy
AP/IB test scores
PSAT, ACT-PLAN, SAT, ACT scores
Industry Certifications
Performance
Acknowledgments
• Flexibility and Student Choice is Key
• Be informed
• Attend Parent Meetings
• Talk to the Campus Counselor
• Sign the four year plan this year and next year.
• Call Campus Counselor or (254) 336-0215, Office of
Secondary Curriculum
Moving Forward
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