He most likely will not be going to college. There is a slight chance, but if so, it would be after a few years of comm college as he would need some remedial work, mostly in maths. We're STILL working our way through Algebra 1, a source of great frustration to him.
So far, he has:
2 English credits(1 yr of mechanics and world literature and 1 yr of composition and American literature
2 Maths( Pre-Algebra and Consumer Math)
2 Science(Biology and Anatomy&Physiology)
2.5 Social Studies(World History, American History, Government)
2 Physical Education
2 Fine Arts(Piano and Guitar)
2.5 Electives(Bible and Logic).
The state minimum is:
* Four credits of English
* Two credits of mathematics
* Two credits of science (One unit must come from a laboratory course)
* One credit of social studies
* One credit of U.S. History
* One credit of physical education
* One credit of fine arts
* 0.5 credit of computer skills
* 0.5 credit of health education
* 4.5 credits of electives
So, to meet the minimum, he still needs 2 English, .5 computer skills and 2 more electives. For college prep, he would obviously need more. We're aiming for a middle ground. More than the absolute minimum, but I'm not sure how close to college prep he'll get.
Math is a HUGE stumbling block for him. I'm actually calling next week about a tutor. We've been working on the Key to Algebra series since last September and he's only halfway through. We've tried MUS Algebra as well and only got to the 4th or 5th lesson before he couldn't go any further. sigh.. He did MUS Pre-Algebra, then Stewardship, tried MUS Algebra and we went back to Pre-Algebra with LoF. Now we're in Key to Algebra, which I know is Alg-lite, but if it can give him some basic understanding, I'm okay with that!
For the credits he earned last time, he had to fill out an enrollment form from the college and was given a certificate at the end. I guess I would have to check to see if he has a transcript available from them. I'm not as worried about the college credits as I'm using them as an indicator of the work level. I wasn't sure about giving two credits for the EMT class, but dh is the one who pointed out that ds earned 5 college credits, so surely it would be worth 2 high school credits. I spoke with the Student Services director and she agreed with dh that all of their classes are worth 2 high school credits.
Ds is of the mind he'd really like to go to a trade school, so while college credits would be nice(and I will check into them for more info), they are not the main goal of the classes. High school credit and finding something for him to do well in and that he enjoys is!
Sorry for the book and thanks for helping me figure this out!