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  • Long Beach Unified School District www.lbschools.net

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    Letter From SuperintendentYour CounselorCounselor NamePhone #Email address

    Dear Parents/Guardians of _____________,

    We are excited to provide you with this guide about your child and their progress toward college readiness. This guide also provides suggested next steps to help your child along the path toward graduation and college.

    This year, all parents/guardians of students in grades 9 to 12 are receiving this guide. We encourage you to review this important information and discuss it with your child. In the guide you’ll find the following information:

    Page 2: California College Overview

    Page 3: How You've Improved Over Time

    Page 4: Action Steps

    Page 5: Graduation Requirements

    Page 6: A-G Requirements

    Page 7: Detailed Data

    We will also review the guide during school to help your child better understand the important information outlined on each page. Please reach out to school staff for further explanation. Best wishes for success in the new school year!

    Sincerely,

    Chris SteinhauserSuperintendent

    Suggested College MentorsThese students are graduates of Long Beach Unified School District and are now attending these colleges. They have agreed to talk with students like you to answer questions about their college experience. Please feel free to contact them.

    CSU BakersfieldStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU Channel IslandsStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU Dominguez HillsStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU East BayStudent NamePhone #Email address

    Humboldt State UniversityStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU Monterey BayStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU San MarcosStudent NamePhone #Email address

    Sonoma State UniversityStudent NamePhone #Email address

    CSU StanislausStudent NamePhone #Email address

    Biola UniversityStudent NamePhone #Email address

    Additional ResourcesKhan Academy Free Test Practice www.khanacademy.org

    Finding the Right College www.californiacolleges.edu

    Financial Aid Application www.fafsa.ed.gov

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  • Incoming 12th Grade

    Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 2 www.lbschools.net

    COLLEGE READINESS GUIDE

    ________, based on your GPA and SAT, you are on track for many of the competitive UC and CSU colleges.

    Stay focused in 12th grade to stay competitive.

    ARE YOU COMPETITIVE FOR ADMISSION TO COLLEGE?There are many excellent options in California. Stars on the map show your qualifications for consideration of admission, based on the major you are interested in.

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

    There are nine University of California campuses offering four-year bachelors degrees for undergraduates.

    To be competitive for admission, you must complete the required A-G courses and have both a strong GPA and strong PSAT/SAT scores.

    It is recommended that you exceed the minimum course requirements to increase your chances of admission.

    Your GPA, PSAT/SAT and course selection put you on track for admission to a UC.

    Keep up the strong work!

    CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

    There are 23 California State University campuses offering four-year bachelors degrees for undergraduates.

    To be eligible to apply, you must meet the minimum A-G admission standards.

    Each campus and program has a minimum "Eligibility Index" for applying, which is a combination of GPA and PSAT/SAT.

    Your GPA, PSAT/SAT and course work are strong.

    You are on track to be competitive for some of the more difficult CSU programs.

    COMMUNITY COLLEGE

    California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 114 colleges.

    Every student can attend Long Beach City College, with or without a high school diploma.

    Through the "Long Beach Promise" our students who receive an AA from LBCC will have priority admission to Cal State Long Beach.

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  • Incoming 12th Grade

    Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 3 www.lbschools.net

    HOW YOUR COLLEGE READINESS FOR CSULB CHANGES OVER TIME

    At the beginning of 12th grade, your College Readiness Index is On Track for CSULB.

    Your index score has improved. Nice job! Retake the SAT on October 11 to improve your final index score.

    COMPONENTS OF COLLEGE READINESS INDEX FOR CSULB

    The Long Beach College Promise is an amazing collaboration between LBUSD, LBCC and CSULB. Beyond providing a free year's tuition at LBCC, the Promise guarantees admission to CSULB for all Long Beach Unified students if they meet the minimum eligibility requirements. The graph below estimates your preparedness for non-STEM programs at CSULB based on your most recent GPA and PSAT/SAT scores. Note: STEM programs have a slightly higher threshold for admission.

    CHANGE IN GPA (Grade Point Average)

    Your GPA for UC and CSU schools for all high school grades so far is 3.36.

    You have improved your GPA.

    CHANGE IN PSAT OR SAT SCORES

    Your highest score is 1200 on the SAT.

    You have only taken the test once. Take it again to improve your score.

    COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE ELIGIBILITY

    Your courses have you ON TRACK for graduating from High School.

    For applying to college, your courses have you ON TRACK for meeting the recommended A-G courses.

    The hiker's height shows your readiness for CSU Long Beach. A red dot means you are NOT ON TRACK for either high school graduation or A-G requirements

    The CSU Index score is based on our best effort to calculate an index score using the student's CSU/UC GPA and PSAT or SAT scores. The score is intended as a projected guide to a student's preparation for CSU. All admission decisions will be made by the CSU system according to their final calculations of the index score.

    StronglyOn Trackfor CSULB

    On Track for CSULB

    Approaching On Trackfor CSULB

    Not On Trackfor CSULB

    MiddleSchool

    9th GradeFall

    9th GradeSpring

    10th GradeFall

    10th GradeSpring

    11th GradeFall

    11th GradeSpring

    12th GradeFall*

    12th GradeSpring*

    *Projected CSULB Index Score based on a conversion of the new SAT to the old SAT for 2018 CSULB admission purposes.

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  • Incoming 12th Grade Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 4 www.lbschools.net

    ACTION STEPS

    To be more competitive for Universities, improve your GPA or PSAT/SAT scores.

    Consider taking more AP classes.

    Last Chance to Retake the SAT or ACTOne of these tests is needed for college applications. Study for free for at least 15 hours on Khan Academy.

    www.khanacademy.org

    Contact College MentorsEmail or call graduates of LBUSD now attending colleges that interest you. They have agreed to help you.

    Review Scholarship DeadlinesMany scholarships require an essay It can definitely pay off to spend the time.

    UC and CSU application deadlines are November 30Start work on your applications early.

    Check If Additional Exams Are Required for College ApplicationsMany schools require English or math placement exams. High SAT scores can satisfy these requirements.

    Have a Strong Senior YearMaintain strong grades and continue extra-curricular activities. Colleges will consider your 12th grade efforts.

    PREPARE FOR COLLEGE - A TIMELINE

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  • Incoming 12th Grade Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 5 www.lbschools.net

    HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION PROGRESS

    You are on track for completing the classes required for high school graduation.

    Pass all your classes with a D or higher to stay on track.

    GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 4 Years HERE'S WHAT IT MEANS

    History ("H") ON TRACK in history for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    English ("E") ON TRACK in English for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Math ("M") ON TRACK in math for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Life Science ("I")ON TRACK in life science for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Physical Science ("J")

    ON TRACK in physical science for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Fine Arts/Foreign

    Language ("A")

    ON TRACK in fine arts/foreign language for high school graduation.

    Physical Education ("K")

    ON TRACK in physical education for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Electives ("O")ON TRACK in the electives area for high school graduation. Pass your classes with a D or better to remain on track.

    Must Take EnrolledCompleted With a D or

    Better

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  • Incoming 12th Grade Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 6 www.lbschools.net

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AND CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY REQUIRED CLASSES

    You are on track for meeting the recommended course requirements for applying to UC or CSU in all 7 A-G subject areas.

    Take additional recommended courses and AP or Honors classes to strengthen your college prospects.

    A-G (UC/CSU) REQUIREMENTS 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 4 Years HERE'S WHAT IT MEANS

    History ("a")

    Two years with a C or better are required in history; a third year is recommended. You are currently ON TRACK in history. You're taking rigorous history courses. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    English ("b")

    Four years with a C or better are required in English. You are ON TRACK in English. You're taking rigorous English courses. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    Math ("c")

    Three years with a C or better are required in math; a fourth year is recommended. You are ON TRACK in math. You're taking rigorous history courses. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    Lab Science (d)

    Two years with a C or better is required in lab science; a third year is recommended. You are ON TRACK in lab science. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    Non-English Language ("e")

    Two years with a C or better are required in a language other than English; a third year is recommended. You are currently ON TRACK in foreign language. You're taking rigorous history courses. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    Visual and Performing Arts

    ("f")

    One year with a C or better is required in a visual or performing art. You are ON TRACK in your arts requirement. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    College-Prep Elective ("g")

    One year with a C or better is required in a rigorous college-prep elective. You are ON TRACK for your elective requirement. Improving your grades will make you more competitive for top universities.

    Required For UC and CSU

    Recommended For UC and CSU

    Must/Should

    TakeEnrolled

    Completed With a C or

    Better

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  • Incoming 12th Grade Guide ID#

    3887 1200 3.10 3.36 3.40CSU Index SAT Total GPA UC/CSU GPA Weighted GPA

    Long Beach Unified School District 7 www.lbschools.net

    COLLEGE READINESS DATA

    Study the table below to see your readiness for particular colleges and universities over time.

    Look for more information on your strengths and areas for improvement.

    YOUR COLLEGE READINESS MEASURESStrongly On Track

    On Track

    Approaching On Track

    Not On Track

    Middle School

    9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring

    CA Community

    College

    Community college is a great option for career training or for transferring to a 4-year university.

    CSU Long Beach

    The combination of your GPA and PSAT/SAT gives you a CSU Eligibility Index of 3887, which places you above the required CSULB Eligibility Index of 3200, based on the LB College Promise.

    CSU Dominguez

    Hills

    The combination of your GPA and PSAT/SAT gives you a CSU Eligibility Index of 3887, which places you above our recommended CSU Eligibility Index of 2900 for non-impacted programs at CSU Dominguez Hills.

    San Francisco

    State University

    The combination of your GPA and PSAT/SAT gives you a CSU Eligibility Index of 3887, which places you above our recommended CSU Eligibility Index of 2900 for non-impacted programs at San Francisco State University.

    UC RiversideUC Riverside is a school where you might want to consider applying, based on your scores, GPA and courses.

    UC BerkeleyUC Berkeley is a highly competitive school. Challenge yourself by improving your scores, GPA and courses.

    UC DavisUC Davis is a school where you might want to consider applying, based on your scores, GPA and courses.

    Grad StatusAccording to your course history and current enrollment you are on track for high school graduation requirements.

    A-G Status

    Based on your course history and current enrollment you are on track to meet the minimum requirements for applying to a CSU or UC school. Continue to take additional recommended classes to increase your readiness.

    UC/CSU GPA - - - 3.00 3.00 3.23 3.36 3.36 Your UC/CSU is based on your A-G courses in grades 10 and 11.

    PSAT/SAT - - -900 PSAT

    900 PSAT

    980 PSAT

    1200 SAT

    1200 SAT

    Your highest SAT score of 1200 was used to determine your index level.

    CSU Eligibility

    Index3164 3300 3100 3300 3300 3565 3887 3887*

    The Index is a combination of GPA and SAT scores. A minimum of 2900 is required for applying to a CSU school. High-demand majors require a higher minimum score, sometimes as high as 4000. Your Index score is 3887.

    Total AP/IB/Honors Classes Taken/

    Enrolled

    - 0 0 1 1 3 3 5Taking AP/IB/Honors classes helps boost your GPA and makes your application more competitive. AP and IB classes include exams that can help earn college credit.

    Total AP Tests Passed

    - 0 0 1 1 2 2 2AP tests passed with a 3 or higher can give college credit. Verify with each college.

    *Projected CSULB Index Score based on a conversion of the new SAT to the old SAT for 2018 CSULB admission purposes.

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