Emporia High School College and Career Readiness

Updated: Fall 2018

Introduction

This publication is a resource for students and parents regarding the courses of study and enrollment procedures at Emporia High School.

All courses offered are listed and the descriptions will make students aware of the material to be covered in each class. Before making course selections, students and parents should carefully read all materials. Special attention should be given to the prerequisites. Students and parents must accept the responsibility for making careful decisions. Students must keep track of their credits and requirements for graduation. Qualified Admissions, NCAA regulations and career pathways information also are included.

Teachers, counselors and administrators are ready to assist all students in selecting a schedule that will fit individual needs and interests.

How to Use the Guide

  • A student’s classification at the start of the school year determines his/her classification for the first trimester. Students are reclassified at the end of each trimester based on credits earned to not supersede years in high school.
  • A student will be classified as a freshman or 9th grader on completion of the course of study in an accredited junior high school or from any school including the 8th grade when the sending school recommends that the student be accepted at the freshman level.
  • A student must have completed six units of credit to be classified as a sophomore or 10th grader.
  • A student must have completed 12 units of credit to be classified as a junior or 11th grader.
  • A student must have completed 17 units of credit to be classified as a senior or 12th grader.

Mission Statement

The mission of Emporia High School is to encourage a positive attitude toward learning and to encourage academic excellence in our rapidly changing, multi-cultural society. To achieve this mission the school will:

  • Provide appropriate programs and facilities to encourage academic excellence
  • Maintain an environment that maximizes emotional, physical, social, and psychological development
  • Provide encouragement for nurturing self discipline, self respect, and respect for others
  • Aggressively encourage cooperation between students, teachers, parents, and the community
  • Prepare students to enter the work force or continue post secondary education
  • Prepare students to become responsible citizens.