Students must complete four elective credits to satisfy WS/FCS graduation requirements.
2 electives must be any combination of Career Technical Education, Arts Education or Second Language
2 additional electives (from CTE, JROTC, Arts Education or any other subject area).
Career Technical Education
Students may select from a range of courses in this area including: Agriculture, Business and Information Technology, Family and Consumer Science, Health Occupations, Marketing, Technology, and Trade and Industrial.
CTE courses benefit all students, particularly those pursuing work or community college after high school.
Extensive reading & outside assignments – may be over 30 pages per day.
Strong reading comprehension
Assignments cover large chucks of material
Excellent writing skills
Must take the AP exam or accept a grade below earned grade and will not receive AP points toward weighted GPA.
Student course placements are made based on objective information including test scores from the previous year.
Rising 9th graders who score at the mid-point Level IV (370) or higher on the 7th grade reading EOG exam will be assigned to AP World History.
Rising 9th graders (completing Algebra I) with a scale score of 364 or higher on the 7th grade EOG math exam will be assigned to Honors Geometry.
Registration of Students attending Independent/Homeschool
Students who are attending an independent school or a homeschool can contact Mitzi Davis in Student Services at 703-6778 to receive information regarding the registration process. Ms. Davis will set up meetings for students to register for 9th grade.
Please note, course availability is not time sensitive for newly registering students.