Prepared for Success Component for Career Tech Schools
Whether training in a technical field or preparing for work or college, the Prepared for Success component looks at how well prepared Ohio’s students are for all future opportunities.
How is the grade determined?
- College entrance exam remediation-free scores.
- Honors Diploma.
- Industry-recognized credentials or group of credentials worth 12 points.
- Advanced Placement test score of 3 points or more on at least one test.
- International Baccalaureate test score of 4 points or more on at least one test.
- College Credit Plus of at least 3 credits.
Why is this important?
- Graduation is not enough. Students must be prepared for further education or work after high school.
- Whether training in a technical field or preparing for work or college, these indicators measure preparedness for all educational tracks.
- All districts must provide and promote ways for high schools to provide college credit.
Questions to ask
- Which elements measured in Prepared for Success are our schools providing?
- Why are we not offering other elements?
- Are those moving on to college able to do college-level work immediately?
- How do we inform parents and encourage students to get involved in these opportunities?
- How prepared are our students to get good jobs in area businesses?
Last Modified: 9/13/2017 4:07:54 PM