School Profile

East Orange Campus High School

School Profile 2009-2010

2009-2010 High School Profile

eastorangecampushs@eastorange.k12.nj.us

Welcome to the Guidance Department of East Orange Campus High School

The CEEB School Code 310290

 

East Orange Campus High School is a public high school located in the city of East Orange, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in grades 10-12. The school is part of the East Orange School District, classified as an Abbott District. The school is located in the former campus of Upsala College.

As of the 2006-07 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,714 students and 127 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.5.

 

History

East Orange Campus High School was opened in 2002, resulting from the merging of the former Clifford Scott High School and East Orange High School. The school is located in the largest building of the refurbished campus of Upsala College and has been expanded to accommodate increased demand for enrollment. As a result of the merger, students now have access to new and much improved educational facilities. The former Clifford Scott High School facility is now home to East Orange Campus Nine, the home of all 9th grader high school students in the township of East Orange.

 

Curriculum

Programs offered at East Orange Campus High School are designed to meet the needs and abilities of all students. Seven Advanced Placement and ten honors courses are offered.

 

Guidance Department

Guidance Office: (973) 266-7321

Fax Number: (973) 266-7369

 

Students are assigned a counselor by the first letter or his/her last name, who is responsible for assisting him/her at the campus. The counselor will see the student periodically to discuss academic progress, career and college goals, and any personal or social concerns the student may have. Students must make appointments during non-academic class periods to see a counselor, except in the case of an emergency.


The Guidance Website

Visit the Guidance Website to find a series of important links and a wealth of valuable information for both students and parents.  The "Important Dates" section is filled with dates and events of which all Campus students should be aware.  The "Links" page supplies a series of external links for Testing, College Planning, the Student Athlete, Career Planning, Financial Aid, and Scholarship Information.

Grading System

 

The East Orange Campus High School quarterly grading system is based on alpha grades (A-E) that are recorded on the report cards. The following descriptors are designed to explain how grades are determined.

 

Grade

Scale

3.7 – 4.0

A

3.0 – 3.69

B

2.0 – 2.99

C

1.0 – 1.99

D

Below 1.0

F

 

Grade

Point Value

Point Value

Letter Grade

Regular Classes

Honors Classes

A.P. Classes

A

4

4.5

5.0

B

3

3.5

4.0

C

2

2.5

3.0

D

1

1.5

2.0

E

0

0

0

I

0

0

0

High School Graduation Requirements

 

Students must complete 121 credits, 20 credits above the established state guideline, and achieve a passing score on the NJ High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) in order to earn a diploma. Students are required to carry a minimum of 35 credits each academic year. The full year courses run from September through June for 5 credits while semester courses earn 2.5 credits.

NEW JERSEY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (N.J.A.C. 6A:8-5)

 

Number of Credits for State-Endorsed Diploma: Option One

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 TOTAL

Language Arts Literacy

 

 

20

20

20

20

20

20

20

20

Math

 

 

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

Science

 

 

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

Social Studies (Including 2 courses in US History per N.J.S.A. 18A:35)

 

 

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

 PE

 

 

3.75

3.75

3.75

3.75

3.75

3.75

3.75

15

Health

 

 

1.25

1.25

1.25

1.25

1.25

1.25

1.25

5

Technology

Technological Literacy, consistent with the Core Curriculum Content Standards, must be integrated throughout the curriculum.

 

Visual and Performing Arts (Art, Music, Theater, Dance)

 

10

10

10

10

10

10

Career Education and Consumer, Family, and Life Skills (Practical Arts)

 

 5

5

5

5

5

Economics

Economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy

 

 

2.5

2.5

2.5

2.5

World Languages

State Board moratorium on 5 credit requirement

5

5

5

5

5

5

Electives taken from CCCS areas

 

 

 

20

20

15

15

13.5

13.50

13.50

13.50

Total Number of Required


 

 

121

121 

121 

 121

 121

121

121


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