Now Available On-Line for:
Priority Placement Ranking for 2013-2014
As part of the 2013-14 school year course enrollment process Aptos High School has established “Priority Placement Ranking.” This policy is designed to clarify how students requesting courses will be selected when room in the course is limited.
High-demand, advanced level, classes now have
Priority Placement Ranking Criteria
Priority Placement Ranking will be used ONLY when:
There are more requests for a course than there are available seats,
AND AHS is unable to open additional sections to accommodate all requests.
The deadline to be eligible for Priority Placement Ranking is March 15th.
Requests made after March 15th
will not be eligible for priority placement ranking
To be eligible for Priority Placement Ranking students/parents MUST:
1. Submit an on-line Course Request
prior to the March 15th Deadline
2. Submit an on-line Course Contract (when applicable)
prior to the March 15th Deadline.
Any student who submits a course request and/or a contract after March 15th
will be placed on a waiting list based on the date and time of submission.
Monitoring Student Academic Progress
College Planning & College Application Process Support
The Aptos High School Guidance Department provides information to students and parents through frequent presentations, student conferences, evening programs, and numerous publications. We provide assistance in the planning of a student's education and work with parents, an essential component in their student's educational progress. Below is an outline of the support our Department offers.
The objectives of the Aptos High School Guidance Program are twofold:
1) To help each student earn a high school diploma
2) To help each student prepare for college and careers
The basics of the Guidance Program:
1) Informational meetings with all freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors throughout each year
2) Development of a four-year academic plan based upon post-high school goals
3) Annual parent conferences
4) Financial aid workshops
5) In-Class Presentations for Junior and Seniors
6) College planning handbooks for juniors and seniors
7) Monitoring progress towards graduation
8) Intervention meetings with at-risk students
9) Post-high school planning beginning freshman year and adjusted throughout high school