Guidance Office

Last Updated: 12/7/2020 3:00 PM

Welcome to the Guidance section. 

Guidance Counselor

Mrs. Pettway (Website

Career Goals, Credits, Report Cards, Testing

 

COURSE DISTRIBUTION – REQUIRED COURSES Classes of 2020-2022

22 CARNEGIE UNITS (Credits) ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Note - ONE CARNEGIE UNIT = ONE CREDIT (or two half-year courses)

 

4.0 English

3.0 Mathematics

2.0 Science

3.0 Social Studies (including 1.0 US History & 0.5 Civics)

1.0 Physical Education (including 0.5 Health)

1.0 Arts and/or Vocational Education

8.0 Open Electives

 

A student must earn five (5) Carnegie units (credits) to be promoted to the 10th grade.

A student must earn ten (10) Carnegie units (credits) to be promoted to the 11th grade.

A student must earn fifteen (15) Carnegie units (credits) and have completed three (3) years of high school to be promoted to the 12th grade.

 

*NEW-COURSE DISTRIBUTION – REQUIRED COURSES Classes from 2023

25 CARNEGIE UNITS (Credits) ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION!

Note - ONE CARNEGIE UNIT = ONE CREDIT (or two half-year courses)

 

9.0 Humanities (English, History, Arts)

9.0 STEM (Math, Science, Technology)

1.0 Physical Education

1.0 Health and Safety (Health)

1.0 Foreign Language

1.0 Mastery-Based Diploma Assessment

3.0 Open Electives

 

A student must earn six (6) Carnegie units (credits) to be promoted to the 10th grade.

A student must earn twelve (12) Carnegie units (credits) to be promoted to the 11th grade.

A student must earn eighteen (18) Carnegie units (credits) and have completed three (3) years of high school to be promoted to the 12th grade.

 

 

Students MUST demonstrate proficiency in MATH and LITERACY through the CAPT test OR an alternative designated by the Waterbury Board of Education.

 

College bound students are STRONGLY recommended to take 4 credits (4 years) of English, math, science and social studies. In addition, at least 2 years (minimum) of one foreign language is recommended for admission to college.

Enlightenment School
58 Griggs Street
Waterbury , CT 06704
Phone: (203) 574-8050

Fax: (203) 573-6634