Curriculum

Program Outcomes

 

Students and/or counselors can choose between two Diploma Pathways: Standard or District. Use the tabs below for information about the specific program outcomes for the individual diplomas.

Students can communicate effectively in English
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Clearly state purpose, competently identify a central theme, clearly organize and structure essays, use grammar correctly, and write concisely.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in writing and communication.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination – Students demonstrate the ability to write and speak effectively in English by performing adequately in the following courses: English I, English II, English III, and/or English IV
    • End-of-Course Survey – “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: English I, English II, English III, and/or English IV
Students can communicate the ideas, values, and events that have formed the historical foundations that influence today’s societies.
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Perform adequately in courses regarding the historical foundations that influence today’s societies.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in historical studies.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate subject knowledge by performing adequately in the following courses: US History, World History, US Government, Mississippi Studies, Advanced World Geography, and/or Economics
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: US History, World History, US Government, Advanced World Geography, Mississippi Studies, and/or Economics
Students can perform fundamental mathematical calculations
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Solve mathematical calculations and real-life problems as applications of finite mathematical problems.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate the ability to perform basic mathematical equations that are used in everyday life in the following courses: Algebra I, Geometry and/or Algebra II
    • End-of-Course Survey – “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Algebra I, Geometry and/or Algebra II
Students can demonstrate knowledge of. content and process in the natural sciences, recognize the impact of. sciencxe on the world, and have an increased awareness of science and technology. 
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Perform adequately in courses regarding natural, physical, and life science.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination – Students demonstrate subject knowledge by performing adequately in the following courses: Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, and/or Physical Science.
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, and/or Physical Science.
Students gain a broad base of. knowledge through the study of multidisciplinary instruction
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Perform adequately in courses that do not fall into one of the four main areas of study – English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate subject knowledge by performing adequately in the following courses: Art Appreciation, Health, History of Western Theater, and/or Spanish Appreciation.
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Art Appreciation, Art Appreciation, Health, History of Western Theater, and/or Spanish Appreciation.
Students can communicate effectively in English
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Clearly state purpose, competently identify a central theme, clearly organize and structure essays, use grammar correctly, and write concisely.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in writing and communication.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination – Students demonstrate the ability to write and speak effectively in English by performing adequately in the following courses: English I, English II, English III, and/or English IV
    • End-of-Course Survey – “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: English I, English II, English III, and/or English I
Students can demonstrate the skills necessary to make prudent personal and career decisions.
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Effectively communicate the foundations upon which a democratic society are built, demonstrate the ability to make decisions that will positively impact one’s future.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in social studies.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students gain information on civic responsibility, the creation and foundation of American democratic society, historical progression of society, and the information necessary to influence good citizenship in the following courses: US History, US Government, Mississippi Studies, and/or entrepreneurship
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: US History, US Government, Mississippi Studies, and/or entrepreneurship

Students can perform basic mathematical calculations and apply them to daily living

  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Solve mathematical calculations and real-life problems as applications of finite mathematical problems
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate the ability to perform basic mathematical equations that are used in everyday life in the following courses: Algebra I, Business Math, Survey of Math, & Geometry
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Algebra I, Business Math, Survey of Math, & Geometry

Students can communicate basic scientific facts and concepts from several different areas of scientific study.

  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Perform adequately in courses regarding natural, physical, and life science.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate subject knowledge by performing adequately in the following courses: Biology I, Physical Science, and/or Environmental Science
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Biology I, Physical Science, and/or Environmental Science
Students gain a broad base of. knowledge through the study of multidisciplinary instruction
  • TO DEMONSTRATE THIS, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
    • Perform adequately in courses that do not fall into one of the four main areas of study – English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.
    • Respond favorably on end-of-course surveys regarding instruction received in mathematics.
  • EVIDENCE FOR ASSESSMENT
    • Coursework and Examination  Students demonstrate subject knowledge by performing adequately in the following courses: Art Appreciation, Career Exploration, Computer Applications, Health, Employability Skills, and/or Life Skills.
    • End-of-Course Survey  “You gained competency concerning this subject” survey question is asked in: Art Appreciation, Career Exploration, Computer Applications, Health, Employability Skills, and/or Life Skills.

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