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Welcome Families Advanced Options Night February 6, 2020 Two Programs That Allow Students to Earn College Credit Year-class at NOHS and take AP Exam in May Rigorous curriculum Desirable by universities that student took AP class

  1. Welcome Families Advanced Options Night February 6, 2020

  2. Two Programs That Allow Students to Earn College Credit

  3.  Year-class at NOHS and take AP Exam in May  Rigorous curriculum  Desirable by universities that student took AP class (noted on transcript)  Score of 3 or higher accepted at State Universities in Ohio  Colleges and Universities outside of Ohio, as well as more selective institutions are more accepting of AP Exam scores for credit  College Board changes - register to take exam by late October; $40 cancellation fee, $40 late fee  ADVANCED ACADEMIC OPTIONS BROCHURE HAS GREAT INFORMATION

  4. 14 Courses Offered  AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles  AP US History, AP US Government and Politics, AP Psychology Courses offered at  AP English Literature and Composition, AP English NOHS Language and Composition  AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based, AP Physics C

  5.  Rigors of AP courses are associated with future college success  Students that have completed an AP course and exam are found to have greater 1 st year success in college and 4-year degree completion  AP Courses looked favorably upon by college Things to consider admissions when selecting AP  College credit earned through performance on exam at end of the course courses…  Last 5 years: over 60% of students have scored 3 or higher on exams = 100s of hours of college credit earned  Taught by HS staff at NOHS

  6. Annual Information Session for Public School Families & & Students

  7. College Credit Plus is Ohio’s dual credit program  Students can earn high school What is and college credit at the same College time Credit Plus?  Students enroll in college courses and adhere to the requirements of the college

  8.  Must complete an assessment exam and be determined “eligible” for College Credit Plus Students in  May apply to any public college or Grades 7 -12 12 participating private college  May apply to multiple institutions  Must be Ohio residents

  9.  May choose from a variety of college-level courses (as determined by placement testing & course eligibility rules)  Can earn credit to satisfy both Students in high school and college Grades 7 -12 12 requirements (One 3+ Credit Hour Course = One High School Unit)  Must successfully complete the courses in order to earn the credit

  10.  May take classes during the summer, fall, & spring semesters  May take courses at the high Students in school 1 , college campus, or Grades 7 -12 12 online 1 The option to take courses at the high school is only available if the high school has partnered with a college or university to offer college courses at the high school

  11. Step 1: Eligibility How can Students must be “eligible” students for College Credit Plus participation based on participate? assessment exam scores

  12.  Students’ scores must show that they are ready for “college - level” Student courses in at least one subject area on an exam such as ACT, SAT, Eligibility Accuplacer, ALEKS, PlaceU, or Assessment MapleSoft Exams  Each college/university may have different exam requirements

  13.  Colleges and universities will review students’ scores using statewide standards  If a student’s scores are not Student “college - level,” other conditions Eligibility may be considered depending on the exam scores and if the student Assessment has: Exams  Overall high school GPA of at least 3.0 or  Recommendation form/letter (from school counselor, principal, or career-technical advisor)

  14. Step 2: College Admission  Students must apply for admission How can  Contact the college to learn students about their requirements, processes, paperwork, and participate? deadlines  Colleges have the final decision on student admission

  15. Step 3: Course Registration If the student is considered eligible and has been admitted to How can the college, then the college will students discuss course options with the participate? student, based on assessment scores, prerequisites, and other requirements.

  16. CCP courses can satisfy high school graduation requirements  School counselors can help What courses students understand graduation requirements and can a student CCP course substitutions take?  Some high schools have more requirements for graduation than the state minimum

  17. College advisors will help students know which courses What courses they can take, based on: can a student  Assessment scores take?  Course prerequisites  Course eligibility rules

  18. Students must complete their first 15 credits in Level I courses, which include:  Transferable courses.  Course Courses in IT, Computer Science, Anatomy & Physiology, foreign Eligibility language.  Courses that are part of a technical Rules certificate.  Courses that are part of a 15- or 30- credit pathway.  Courses in study skills, academic or career success.

  19.  Colleges must post their Level I courses – see website for details  Once a student completes the Course First 15 credit hours in Level I, he Eligibility or she can move to Level II courses, which are any other Rules allowable college courses for which a student meets the prerequisites.

  20. Non-allowable courses include :  Private applied courses with one- on-one instruction (such as music lessons) Course  Courses with high fees Eligibility  Study abroad courses Rules  Physical education courses  Pass/Fail graded courses  Remedial courses or religious courses.

  21. Grades  College Credit Plus grades earned in the college course is the same What are other grade that will be on the high school transcript requirements?  CCP course grades will be factored into the high school and college GPAs

  22. Grade Weighting  If a high school uses a weighted grading scale for Advanced Placement, International What are other Baccalaureate, or Honors courses requirements? in a subject area, then College Credit Plus courses in the subject area will be weighted using the same scale

  23.  Students may take College Credit Plus courses in subject areas that will satisfy graduation requirements What are other  Students must work with school requirements? counselors to ensure they are meeting any mandatory testing or other high school graduation requirements

  24. Graduation Requirements  Students may take College Credit Plus courses in subject areas that will satisfy graduation requirements What are other  Students must work with school requirements? counselors to ensure they are meeting any mandatory testing or other high school graduation requirements

  25.  Students may be enrolled in up to 30 semester credit hours per year, including high school courses: How many 30 – (secondary school units x 3) = max CCP credits classes can  The maximum number of credits students take? allowable over the life of the program is 120

  26. If a student enrolls in more than 30 credit hours for the year, the school will discuss with the student How many whether to: classes can  Drop the course or students take?  Pay for the entire course (including tuition, fees, books) at the college’s standard rates

  27. Tests  High School: Tests are sometimes What are given weekly or at the end of the differences chapter between high  College: Tests are generally fewer school & & college? in number and cover more material

  28. Study Time  High School: Required homework ranges between 1 to 3 hours per What are day differences  College: Standard rule of 2 to 3 between high school & & college? hours of homework for every hour spent in class (3 to 5 hours per day)

  29. Knowledge Acquisition  High School: Information provided mostly in-class. Out-of- What are class research is minimal. differences  College: Coursework will generally between high require more independent school & & college? thinking, longer writing assignments, and out-of-class research.

  30. Grades  High School: Numerous quizzes, What are tests, and homework assignments differences  College: Few tests and fewer, if between high school & & college? any, homework assignments will be used to determine final grades

  31. Role of Parents  High School: Parents are strong advocates working closely with teachers and counselors What are  College: Parent serves as a mentor differences and support for the student; the between high college views the student as school & & college? independent decision-maker  College: The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects student education records

  32. Students can:  Earn high school and college credits at the same time What are benefits  Get a “head start” on college of participating in degrees or certificates College Credit  Experience college early to Plus? understand the expectations of college life  Save tuition and textbook costs

  33.  If students fail or withdraw too late from college courses, the district may require students/ What are the families to repay the cost of consequences of tuition that the district had paid underperforming?  The grades that students earn will be on the students’ college transcripts permanently

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