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College and Career Ready

In today’s global, knowledge-based economy, a college education is the gateway to social mobility and better lifelong opportunities. The vast majority of America’s high school students (86 percent) expect to attend college, but many lack the support and guidance they need to prepare for enrollment and success in college. (U.S. Department of Education, NCES 2010-170)


School Counselors help students become College and Career Ready by:

 

  • Update 4 year plan on a yearly basis
  • Shares successes with stakeholders
  • Classroom presentation on Credits Matter and A-G requirements
  • Career Inventory surveys to assist the student in create personal ca-reer goals
  • College planning starting at the incoming 8th grade level and contin-uing throughout their high school career
  • Graduation and college and career planning for every individual high school senior
  • College application workshops
  • Financial aide workshops
  • Coffee with the Counselors once a semester for all parents
  • Pre-college testing information (SAT and ACT)
  • Yearly registration for all students to assist students in selecting the appropriate courses needed for graduation and to meet the A-G re-quirements
  • Parent/student conferencing in regards to grades and progress to-wards graduation