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MIDDLETOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
No. 115.1 SECTION: PROGRAMS TITLE: ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TECHNICAL SCHOOL ADOPTED: October 14, 1991 REVISED: May 19, 1997 115.1. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TECHNICAL SCHOOL 1. Purpose The Middletown Area School District views attendance at Dauphin County Technical School as a commitment to a challenging career training program. Therefore, the district establishes minimum criteria for a student to attain prior to the Middletown Area School District agreeing to sponsor and recommend a student's attendance at Dauphin County Technical School. 2. Guidelines Criteria The following is a list of minimum acceptable criteria necessary for a student to be granted permission by the Middletown Area School District to attend the Dauphin County Technical School. 1.
At least a 1.5 grade point average in eighth grade or the most recent full academic year of attendance at school. 2.
No more than twelve (12) absences from school, with no more than one (1) unexcused absence, in eighth grade or the most recent school year. 3.
A satisfactory discipline record as determined by the building administration. 4.
Acceptance by the Dauphin County Technical School in the ninth grade exploratory program or the student's designated vocational choice. 5.
Freshmen standing or above by August 31st prior to initial enrollment at Dauphin County Technical School. 6.
No more than one (1) failing subject in eighth grade or the most recent school year. Exceptional children will be processed for admission based on an I.E.P., with the above listed criteria considered, but not mandatory, during the I.E.P. process.