College Resources

Whether you are at the beginning of your college planning process or atthe end, it is important to take a few things into consideration.Please find links to resources that may assist you and your familythrough this journey.

9th Grade

  • Take college prep courses which include:

    • English I or English I HP

    • Lab Science: Biology/Chemistry (based upon availability)

    • Math: Integrated Math I or higher

    • Foreign Language or Approved Fine Art

  • Pass all high school courses with a “C” or higher in each class

  • Maintain good attendance and begin developing good study habits and routines

  • Begin exploring career fields you are interested in

  • Start the K16 Bridge Program with your counselor to explore career and education fields

  • Apply for scholarships in Career Center

  • Join clubs and complete community service


10th Grade

  • Take college prep courses which include:

    • English II or English II HP

    • Lab Science: Biology/Chemistry/ Bio HP/Chem HP(based upon availability)

    • Math: Integrated Math II or higher

    • History: World History, World History HP or European History AP

    • Foreign Language or Approved Fine Art

  • Pass all high school courses with a “C” or higher in each class

  • Maintain good attendance and begin developing good study habits and routines

  • Take PSAT exam: Fee waiver may be available. See Mrs. Archer.

  • Apply for scholarships in Career Center

  • Join clubs and complete community service

 



 


11th Grade
  • Take college prep courses which include:

    • English III or English III AP, Women's Literature, Shakespeare Tragedy/Comedy

    • Lab Science: (3 years recommended) Physics, Anatomy/Physiology HP

    • Math: Integrated Math III or higher

    • History: US History or US History AP

    • Foreign Language (3 years recommended) or Approved Fine Art

    • 1 year college prep elective: Forensic Science Inv/Psychology

  • Pass all high school courses with a “C” or higher in each class

  • Maintain good attendance and begin developing good study habits and routines

  • Take SAT/ACT Tests: Fee Waivers may be available. See Mrs. Archer.

  • Apply for scholarships in Career Center

  • Join clubs and complete community service

 



College Visits

If you have the opportunity to visit colleges prior to applying, thismay help in narrowing down your search for the right college fit. Belowis a link to questions for you to ask and think about during yourcollege visits.

                                                        


12th Grade

 

  • Take college prep courses which include:

    • English IV or English IV AP, Women's Literature, Shakespeare Tragedy/Comedy

    • Lab Science: (3 years recommended) Physics, Anatomy/Physiology HP

    • Math: (4 years recommended) Precalculus or higher

    • Social Science: American Gov't/Economics or Am Govt AP/ Econ AP

    • Foreign Language (3 years recommended) or Approved Fine Art

    • 1 year college prep elective: Forensic Science Inv/Psychology/Adv Journalism/ additional year of Adv. Math/For Language/ Lab Sci/AVID Sr Seminar

  • Pass all high school courses with a “C” or higher in each class

  • Maintain good attendance and begin developing good study habits and routines

  • Take SAT/ACT Tests: Fee Waivers may be available. See Mrs. Archer.

  • Apply for scholarships in Career Center

  • Letters of Recommendation for college applications (if needed)

  • Apply to college October/November

  • Complete Financial Aid by March 2nd

  • Join clubs and complete community service

 






  • 10thTimeline
  • CommuntiyCollege
  • FinancialAid
  • 12thTimeline-English
  • 11thTimeline
  • College Eligibility Sheet
  • 9thTimeline
  • 12thTimeline-Espanol
  • College Visits Checklist