High School, College, and Career Planning
HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION
Current Georgia Department of Education High School Graduation Requirements :
- 4 units of Mathematics
- 4 years of English
- 4 units of Science required for all students (the 4th science unit may be used to meet both the science and elective requirements)
- 3 units of Social Studies
- 1 unit of Health and Physical Education (3 units of JROTC may be used to meet the requirement)
- 3 units of any combination of CTAE and/or Foreign Language and/or Fine Arts. Students planning to enter or transfer into a University System of Georgia institution must take two units of the same foreign language.
- 4 additional elective units
- 23 Total Units
- 9th grade to 10th grade - 5 1/2 credits
- 10th grade to 11th grade - 11 1/2 credits
- 11th grade to 12th grade - 17 credits
Please visit the the GA DOE website for a thorough explanation of the Georgia Milestones Assessment:GA DOE GA Milestones Assessment. The GA Milestones Assessment is taken in certain subjects and counts toward 20% of the final grade.
COLLEGE AND CAREER EXPLORATION TOOLS
J.C. Booth students will be using Family Connection by Naviance. Family Connection offers innovative, easy-to-use web applications for middle school students and their parents. Family Connection will help guide students' academic and career choices, as well as providing them with opportunities of self exploration. The J.C. Booth counselors will help students to explore career possible career paths and courses of study.
Georgia's Career Pipeline is another valuable tool for students and parents to identify career clusters that fit students' interests and aptitudes. Here, you will find course descriptions in various pathways and also information about which schools in the state offer programs in each area.
The GHLE dashboard provides earning information for graduates of Georgia's universities and technical colleges who work in the state after earning their degrees. Click to see the dashboard and the report.