AP Parent Meeting
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Dual Enrollment courses offered at FHS:
Fulton High School has a partnership with Pellissippi State to offer the following course(s):
• Dual Statistics – This course is offered during Senior year. It satisfies an upper level math requirement.
• Dual Enrollment English 1010— This course is offered Senior year during Fall semesters. This course satisfies the English 4 requirement.
• Dual Photography – This course serves as an Elective credit. If interested, Students are encouraged to take during Senior year.
Fulton High School has a partnership with Roane State to offer the following course(s):
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – This course is offered to Seniors who desire to have a career within this field.
• DE Minimum Requirements: 3.00 unweighted GPA & minimum ACT subscore of 18 in Eng and 19 in Reading, and 19 or higher in math if taking a math
• Core Dual Enrollment courses will receive an added 1.0 weight to their GPA. For the definition of Core Dual Enrollment, please see Knox County School Board Policy: IHC under Title: Senior Classification.
• Beginning with the class of 2014 – 15 – Core Dual Enrollment shall be awarded the same weighting as AP courses: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, F=0.
• The course title and grade earned at the post-secondary institution will appear on the high school transcript.
• High School interim reports for courses set up as Dual Enrollment will show no grade/0 during the semester.
• Student is responsible for requesting a college transcript (from the post-secondary institution) be sent to the college they plan to attend following high school graduation in order to receive college credit for the course from that institution.
Dual Enrollment Students in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grades, who are in good standing, may earn high school credit by enrolling in college level courses at an institution of higher education. The institution shall be accredited by the state or by a state approved accrediting agency. In order to qualify for dual credit, a student shall:
1. Meet all the requirements for dual credit enrollment of the college/university
2. Have a planned high school program endorsed by guidance personnel as appropriate, including the college level course
3. Agree to assume all financial costs associated with the college level course
4. Obtain written permission of the high school principal and the acceptance of the college admissions officer
5. Continue to be enrolled in his/her base high
AP Courses Offered at FHS:
Click on each class for a description.
Extra points and weight for AP and DE courses:
• Students completing an AP course will have five points added to the final class average. Students completing an Honors course will have three points added to the final class average.
• The cumulative GPA will be calculated using weighted quality points. AP courses will receive additional weight as follows: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, F=0. In addition, a Dual Credit course recognized by the Knox County School System will be weighted the same as the AP courses.