We hope the information provided below is helpful as you start planning for your student’s future. Click on the grade level that applies to your student and you will have some helpful links for your planning.
Middle school is a great time to start thinking about your child’s future! Classes that they take during their middle school years will help determine what graduation track they will be on. In 8th grade, your student has the potential to take 2 high school level classes (Algebra 1 and Spanish 1). In order to be eligible to take Spanish 1 your 8th-grade year, you must complete middle school Spanish in 7th grade. Eligibility for Pre-Algebra in 7th grade will be determined by our middle school math teacher at the end of 6th grade and will put you on track for Algebra 1 in 8th grade.
9th grade is an important year. It’s the year that most students start building their resume` for college with academics, activities, and awards. Make sure to keep a detailed log of any volunteer work, jobs, or extracurricular activities participated in along with any awards received. These are details that will be needed for college applications in the future. Below you will find information on steps you can take to ensure you’re on the right track to success.
During the 10th grade year, it’s important to make sure you are on track with the classes needed for desired success. If AP classes are the plan for 11th and 12th-grade years, students need to be taking and excelling in honors classes. Continue keeping documentation throughout high school of activities participated in and awards received. Below is additional information on how to remain successful.
Junior year is an exciting one! Does your student have a list of at least four or more colleges that you are starting to consider? Have you planned a date for them to take their SAT or ACT? If not, it’s time to start planning! See below for more details on how to become prepared!
Your student has made it to their Senior year! Now is not the time to coast, but to continue working toward your full potential. Colleges will still look at your senior year grades, even though you will have already started applying for colleges before those grades are available. Below are useful tips about items to accomplish senior year.