High School - Need to Know Vocabulary

    • stack of books SOL or “Standards of Learning” - Public school standardized testing program in the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Verified Credit - Means that the student has passed the state required SOL test in addition to the course. This is a graduation requirement.
    • Earned Credit - To advance to the next grade level you have to accumulate earned credits. These are all courses that a student passes with a “D” or above.
    • Kinesiology - This is what we call physical education (P.E.)
    • GPA - Grade point average
    • CTE courses - Career and technical education
    • Industry Credential - A certification earned by passing an exam associated with a career and technical education course or sequence of CTE courses. (This is required for the Standard Diploma)