Indicators of Life Ready and College and/or Career Ready

Life Ready

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    Life Ready means students leave high school with the grit and perseverance to tackle and achieve their goals by demonstrating personal actualization skills of self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, and social-management. Students are better prepared to be Life Ready if they meet the following indicators:

    • Successful completion (earning credit) of a Financial Literacy Course (beginning with freshman class in Fall 2020)

    • Successful attainment or completion (credit earned) of one or more Life Ready Indicators (behavioral and experiential benchmarks) as listed below:

    • Social Emotional Learning/Employability Skills (indicators to be listed)

    • One or more online or blended course(s)

    • Lion’s Quest and/or 8th grade health course

College Ready

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    Students are College Ready if they meet the academic GPA OR standardized testing benchmarks as listed below AND one or more of the following academic indicators:

    • Attainment of one of the following:

      • 2.8 GPA or higher

      • Standardized Testing Benchmarks (Note: currently no district-wide offering)

        • SAT Exam: Math (530), Reading/Writing (480)

        • ACT Exam: English (18), Reading (22), Science (23), Math (22)

    • Successful attainment or completion of one or more Academic Indicators (behavioral and experiential benchmarks) as listed below:

      • Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate Course (Baseline: 35%)

      • Advanced Placement Exam (Score of 3+) or International Baccalaureate Exam (Score of 4+)

      • Dual Credit College English and/or Math (Grade of A, B, C)

      • Algebra II (Grade of A, B, C), (Baseline: 52%)

      • SEAL of Biliteracy (~10%)

Career Ready

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    Students are Career Ready if they meet the career indicators listed below:

    • Completion of a Career Interest Inventory

    • Successful attainment or completion of two or more Career Indicators (behavioral and experiential benchmarks) as listed below:

      • 90% 4-year Attendance

      • Community Service and Field Study Credit by Choice Course (.5 credit)

      • Two or More Courses in a CTE Pathway with C or Better (Baseline: 65%)

      • Participation in Internship, Mentorship or Work Experience Course

      • Industry Credential

      • Dual Credit Career Pathway Course

      • Two or More Co-Curricular Activities (e.g. CTSO, JROTC, DDF, Band, Orchestra, Choir, and Athletics) 

      • WorkKeys Assessments Benchmarks: Applied Math (5), Graphic Literacy (5), Workplace Documents (5)