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Want to know more about Cal Grants? Visit https://www.csac.ca.gov/students and https://www.csac.ca.gov/financial-aid-programs to find out more. To access the Cal Grants for Students website, go to: https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/ 
Preparing for College and CareerChart of Post-Secondary options
Advanced Placement
AP Classes
Colleges take into consideration students who have participated in rigorous academic programs. Honors courses, AP courses, community college, or advanced courses such as a 4th year of math or 3rd year of Language Other Than English (LOTE) on a transcript to indicate that the student is likely to succeed in college. Admissions officers will use the school profile to determine how many advanced courses a high school offers and to what extent a student took advantage of those classes. AP Exams are administered in May and are scored on a scale of 1 (low) to 5 (high), with a score of 3 considered passing. Please note that not all colleges provide course credit with an AP score of 3 or higher.
 
Benefits to students
  • Students may possibly earn credit (AP Central), advance placement, or both, in college.
  • Admissions officials know that an academically impressive high school transcript is a good indicator of college success.
  • AP courses prepare students for the rigor of college.
  • Classes add an additional point to GPA (ex. an “A” in a regular class equals 4 points but an A in an AP class earns 5 points towards their GPA).
* Students do not have to take an AP course to take an AP exam.
 
Concurrent Enrollment
Students may also attend community college courses outside of the school day through concurrent enrollment. The student is responsible for obtaining approval from their high school counselor prior to enrolling in college coursework.
CSU and UC Admission Requirements
To be eligible for a California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC), you must meet the A-G requirements. A-G refers to the seven academic subject areas that high school students are required to pass with a grade of “C” or better to be eligible for UC and CSU admission. By meeting the A-G requirements, you will also be eligible for most private colleges, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), and out-of-state colleges. You must earn a grade of “C” or better in A-G courses to be eligible. See your counselor for credit recovery opportunities.
 
CSU & UC chart
 
Educational Partners and College Access Programs
Huntington Park High School hosts 5 partner organizations this school year:
Continue reading below to learn more about the program and the advisors.

Hi, my name is Cristian Romero, and I am the TELACU Talent Search Educational Advisor at Huntington Park HS. TELACU Talent Search is a free academic enrichment program that provides low-income and first-generation students (grade levels 9-12) with comprehensive academic support and guidance to succeed in high school and pursue a college education. We offer 1:1 academic advising, workshops, field trip to universities/colleges and museums, and scholarship opportunities!  

 

If you submit an application by next Wednesday (2/7), you will enter a raffle to win a gift card of your choice. Please let me know if you have any questions. You can find my contact information at the bottom left corner of the flyer.

 

Cristian Romero — Academic Advisor

Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesday 9AM-3:00PM

Email: [email protected]

Cell Phone #: (323)707-8681

 

Brian Hernandez — Outreach Coordinator

Email: [email protected]

Cell Phone #: (323)721-1655