Performance Acknowledgements

  • A student may earn a Performance Acknowledgement on their transcript in the following ways:

    Outstanding Performance in Dual Credit Coursework

    This may be earned through successful completing at least 12 hours of college academic courses with a grade equivalent of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

    Outstanding Performance in Bilingualism and Bi-literacy*

    This may be earned through successfully completing the following:

    • Demonstrating proficiency in accordance with PISD grading policy in two or more languages by:
      • Completing all English Language Arts requirements and maintaining a minimum grade of 80 – 100 while satisfying one of the following:
        • Completing a minimum of three credits in the same language in a language other than English with a minimum grade of 80 – 100; or
        • Competing a Level IV in a Language other than English with a minimum grade of 80 – 100; or
        • Completing at least three credits in foundation subject area courses in a language other than English with a minimum grade of 80 – 100; or
        • Demonstrating proficiency in one or more languages other than English through one of the following methods:
          • A score of 3 or higher on a College Board Advanced Placement Exam for a language other than English; or
          • Performing on a national assessment of language proficiency in a language other than English of at least Intermediate High or its equivalent.

     

    *This performance acknowledgement is ONLY applicable for English Language learners who have participated in and met the exit criteria for a bilingual or English as a Second Language Learner (ESL) program, and have scored at the Advanced High level on the TELPAS.

    Outstanding Performance on a College Board Advanced Placement Test

    This may be earned through earning a score of 3 or above on a College Board Advanced Placement Exam.

     

    Outstanding Performance on the PSAT, SAT or ACT

    A student may earn this by:

    • Earning a score on the PSAT/NMSQT that qualifies them for recognition as a commended scholar or higher by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, as part of the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) or the College Board or as part of the National Achievement Scholarship Program of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation;
    • Earning scores of at least 410 on the evidence-based reading section and 520 on the mathematics section of the SAT; or
    • Earning a composite score on the ACT exam of 28 (excluding the writing sub score).

     

    Performance Acknowledgment through Business or Industry Certification or License

    A student may acquire this by scoring on an exam or series of exams sufficient to obtain a nationally or internationally recognized business or industry certification or license with:

    • Performance on an exam sufficient to obtain a nationally or internationally recognized business or industry certification, or
    • Performance on an exam sufficient to obtain a government required credential to practice a profession.

     

    Princeton ISD does not discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, race, color, and/or national origins in its educational programs. Admission into Career & Technology programs is based on age, grade and interest. Lack of English language will not be a barrier to admission and participation in any educational program. All students are encouraged to consider enrollment in Career and Technology Education as a means of opening career opportunities. Please contact the high school counselor for further information and to enroll in any of these programs.