Deer Park ISD

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Performance Acknowledgement

  • In a dual credit course – At least 12 dual credit hours as part of Texas core curriculum or advanced technical credit with a grade of 3.0 or higher on 4.0 scale.

  • In bilingualism and bi-literacy – demonstrate proficiency in any two or more languages. There are two separate tracks
    • .Foreign Language Path
      • Complete all requirements for graduation under the Foundation diploma program.
      • Complete ELA requirements and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
      • Complete a four-year high school course of study in language other than English with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in one or more languages other than English through the method of scoring a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement exam for a language other than English.
    • Bilingual/ESL Path
      • Complete all requirements for graduation under the Foundation diploma program.
      • Complete ELA requirements and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in the TEKS for level IV or higher in a language other than English or complete at least three credits in foundation subject area courses in a language other than English with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
      • Demonstrate proficiency in one or more languages other than English through the method of scoring a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement exam for a language other than English.
      • Students must have participated in and met the exit criteria for a Bilingual or ESL program
      • Students must have scored at the Advance High level on the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS).

  • On an AP test or IB Exam
    • Score of 3 or better on an AP exam; OR
    • Score of 4 or better on IB exam

  • On the PSAT, the ACT-Plan, the SAT, or the ACT
    • PSAT Commended Scholar, National Hispanic Scholar, National Achievement Scholar OR
    • ACT PLAN college readiness in 2 of 4 subject test OR
    • SAT combined Critical Reading and Math of at least 1250; OR
    • ACT composite of 28

  • Earn a nationally or internationally recognized business or industry certification or license
    • Examination performance to obtain national or international business or industry certification OR
    • Examination performance to obtain government-required credential to practice a profession
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