What the Research Says…….
- College graduates earn, on average, $1M more than high school graduates in an average earning lifetime.
- The number of jobs requiring a college degree or technical training is increasing
- Technology and automation have replaced many jobs that were once available to high school graduates
- Academic study must prepare graduates for jobs that have not yet been invented. The academic intensity and quality of a student’s high school curriculum….
Not test scores
Not class rank
Not grade point average
……. counts most in preparation for a bachelor’s degree. For more information about the benefits and research related to college preparation, visit the College Board at www.collegeboard.com
What are the benefits of enrolling in college level courses?
- Earning college credits concurrently while meeting high school graduation requirements
- Graduating on the Distinguished Achievement Program, DAP (4 advanced measures are required)
- Real cost savings as student can live at home while earning college credit hours
- A nurturing, supportive environmentTutoring and other course enhancements
For more information:
Kelli Crain, Director of Assessment & Advanced Academics
Stephanie Traweek, SHS Principal