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QuickFactSheet ScheduleComparison

Issue
InstructionalTime

7X2
A1creditcoursewould have141hoursofclass timeperyear;acredit coursewouldhave70.5 hoursofclasstimeper year. With7periodsat47 minuteseachprovides 5.5hoursofclasstime perday Sciencelabswill continuetobeoffered butlimitedtothe47 minutes Thegoalistohave studentsscheduledina classforeachofthe7 periods;mayresultin studyhalls Comparabletimetothe majorityofschool districtswithinthe CapitalArea IntermediateUnit (Cumberland,Perry, DauphinandNorthern York) 47minutesfor180days or141hoursperyear Abilitytohaveadditional hoursduringtheactivity periodfortheentire year Courseclassesrunthe entireyearwithAPexam inMay Teacherswillteach6 periods(4.7hours)aday

Trimester
A1andcreditcourse wouldhave201hoursof classtimeperyear;a1 creditcoursewouldhave 134hoursofclasstime; acreditcoursewould have67hoursofclass timeperyear. With5periodsat67 minuteseachprovides 5.6hoursofclasstime perday Sciencelabswill continuetobeoffered butlimitedtothe67 minutes Thegoalistohave studentsscheduledina classforeachofthe5 periods;mayresultin communityservice periods Uniqueschedulelimited totwodistrictswithin Pennsylvania.

Honors/APCourses PartofPerformance Profilenomatterwhat theschedule.Therefore theyneedtobe maintainedand/or increasednomatter whichschedule. FlexibleSchedule

67minutesfor120days or134hoursperyear Abilitytohaveadditional hoursduringtheactivity periodfortheentire year Courseclassesendin MarchwithAPexamin May Teachersteach4periods (4.5)perday Studentsmayhave differentteacherseach

Curriculum

Therequiredstate standardswillbe addressed Planningwillneedto addressthe47minute periodtocoverthe requiredstandards.This alsoimpactstheamount ofhomeworkthatwould beexpectedper day/course. Studentswillbeableto elect10creditsin electivecourses throughouttheir4years ofhighschool Finalscheduleswillbe developedsothatfinals arespreadout. BandandChorus conductedinActivity Periodandnotwithin theschedule Flextimewillbe availableforstudentsto obtainadditionalhelp fromteachers Homeworkwillbe completedathomeor duringtheactivityperiod Homeworkshouldbe proportionaltotheclass timeandtheduration (1/2yearorfullyear)

Trimesterforacourse. Therequiredstate standardswillbe addressed Planningwillneedto addressthe67minute periodtocoverthe requiredstandards.This alsoimpactstheamount ofhomeworkthatwould beexpectedper day/course. Studentswillhavethe optionstoelect10.5 creditsinelective coursesthroughouttheir 4yearsofhighschool Finalschedulewillbe developedsothatfinals arespreadout. BandandChorus conductedinActivity Periodandnotwithin theschedule

Studentremediation

Flextimewillbe availableforstudentsto obtainadditionalhelp fromteachers Homeworkwillbe completedathomeor duringtheactivityperiod Homeworkshouldbe proportionaltotheclass timeandtheduration (1/3year,2/3yearorfull year)