NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION:
Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment. GMCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities. GMCS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 504 District Contact—Tim Bond, 505-721-1018; Title IX —Ronald Donkersloot, Director of Personnel, 505-721-1061
Graduation Requirements 2017
4.0 Credits English ( Typically English I, English II, English III, English IV)
4.0 Credits Math ( Typically Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, 4th Math) (1 Credit MUST be Algebra II or greater)
3.0 Credits Science (Typically Physical Science/Physics, Biology, Chemistry) (2 Credits MUST be laboratory Sciences)
3.5 Credits Social Studies ("History") (1/2 Credit New Mexico History, World History, American History, Government/Economics)
1.0 Credit Physical Education
0.5 Credit Health1.0 Credit Career Cluster OR Language (Typically a "Technical" course, but also Art, Drama, Etc.; Language means a non-English Language)
7.5 Credits of Electives
Total: 24.5 CREDITS TO GRADUATE
*One of the above courses MUST be Honors, Advance Placement, Dual Credit, OR Distance Learning)You will earn 0.5 credits per class per semester WHEN YOU PASS YOUR CLASSES!!!!
To earn a diploma, you MUST pass all of the sections on the (PARCC) Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test and/or the New Mexico Standard Based Assessment (NMSBA) AND End of Course Examinations in sections not otherwise tested OR meet alternative demonstrations of competence
Websites for academic success
khanacademy.org This website has a variety of videos related to a number of subjects. There are instructional videos for Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and more.
My.hrw.com This is the website associated with the books we use for high school math courses (Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry). Usernames and passwords have been given to Mr. Gibbons' students. If they need them again, please have them contact him.
Classzone.com This is the website for the books from a previous textbook adoption. There are middle school and high school math resources available on this site. One of the most helpful features is the @home tutor, which provides lessons and practice on math concepts.
Parcconline.com Scoring well on the PARCC is a graduation requirement. This website provides resources for parents, students, and teachers to prepare students to be successful on the PARCC assessment. There are practice tests, test blueprints, and other necessary tools fro PARCC preparation on this site.
http://ped.state.nm.us/assessmentaccountability/assessmentevaluation/EOC/EOCBlueprints.html This link provides the blueprints for end of course assessments. These blueprints list the standard that will be assessed on each end of course assessment. End of course assessments are used as final exams in many classes at Ramah High School. Some of them can also be used as alternative demonstrations of competency to meet NM graduation assessment requirements.
http://www.ped.state.nm.us/ped/Graduation index.html This link provides important information regarding graduation requirements. Students at each grade level should review these requirements and begin planning for graduation.
ELA PARCC PRACTICE TESTS:
PARCC RELEASED ITEMS:
TEST SPECIFICATION DOCUMENTS:
PERFORMANCE LEVEL DESCRIPTORS
CCSS.ELA -LITERACY.RH.6-8.7-Common Core State Standards
Advisory School Council Members and IEC Committe Member 2016-17
Advisory School Council Members:
Lanny Ray: Principal
David Gibbons: Staff Reprsentative
Daylene Myers: Staff Representative
Alander Seoutewa: Parent Representative
Feather Lewis-Seoutewa: Parent Representative
John Lewis: Community Representative
Benny Cohoe: Community Representative
Indian Education Committee (IEC) Representative was elected by parent/legal guardians of eligible Native American students: