Allied Health Careers Major Contact Us The Allied Health Careers Program introduces students to a variety of opportunities. The program is The principal and staff at East High encourage parents and designed to prepare students for higher education, and prospective optional students to visit the school. Please call the students participating in the program are strongly school office to schedule a guided tour. encouraged to pursue a degree. The program begins in the ninth grade. Students will East High take the basic core classes in English, math, social studies, (901) 416-6160 science, fine arts, and foreign language as well as the class- es that focus on preparing them for occupations in the Division of Optional Schools and health sciences, post-secondary education and training. Advanced Academics (901) 416-5338 Course Offerings by Grade East High on the Web www.mcsk12.net/schools/ 9th Health Science Education 10th Medical Therapeutics east.hs/site/index.shtml Outstanding Support 11th Anatomy and Physiology 12th Emergency Medical Services East receives support from professionals in designing Additional courses are being considered. the curriculum and programs in Engineering/Computer Science, Health Sciences, and Allied Health. Area 20 10-201 1 All courses are subject to local and state approval. colleges, businesses and medical facilities lend their expertise to the special programs. Many students are employed in related fields prior to completion of their high school program. Students are provided shadowing opportunities with professionals presently employed in fields related to engineering, computer science, and the health sciences. Memphis City Schools Board of Education Martavius D. Jones, President Stephanie Gatewood, Vice President Betty J. Mallott, Patrice Jordan Robinson Dr. Jeff Warren, Dr. Sharon A. Webb, Tomeka R. Hart, Dr. Freda Williams, Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash Academic Operations, Technology & Innovation Irving Hamer, Jr. Deputy Superintendent Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, age or genetics. For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670. Revised 12/2009 10th Grade Medical Health Sciences Major Requirements Honors English II Health Sciences/Allied Health An Application for Optional Schools is available at East High Honors Algebra II or Honors Geometry 9th Grade Engineering/Computer Science School or the Division of Optional Schools and Advanced Honors Chemistry/Honors or Advanced Placement Biology Honors English I Academics at the Board of Education, 2597 Avery, Room 106. East High School Honors Technological Issues Honors Geometry or Honors Algebra I • In grades 9-12, students interested in the Health Sciences, Honors Visual Communications Honors Biology/Honors Physical Science Engineering or Computer Science program must have a B Grades 9-12 average per course/per semester with no failing grades, and Honors Foreign Language Honors Foreign Language scores at or above the 65th percentile on a current nationally Honors Fine Arts Honors Health Science Education normed or TCAP Achievement Test on the Reading/ Honors Etymology/Mythology Honors Fine Arts Language Arts AND Mathematics subtests or the equivalent. 3206 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38111 P.E./Wellness/AJROTC I and II • On a current EXPLORE, PLAN or ACT eligible students Principal: Frederick W. Curry, Sr. 11th Grade must score at or above the 65th percentile in Reading, English and Mathematics. Honors English III or Advanced Placement (A. P.) English 10th Grade • On a current PSAT or SAT eligible scores on Critical (901) 416-6160 Language and Composition Honors English II Reading, Writing Skills and Mathematics sections must be Honors Algebra II or Honors Pre-Calculus equivalent to the 65th percentile. Honors Algebra II or Honors Geometry • Students entering the ninth grade applying for the Allied Honors Physics/ Honors Chemistry or A.P. Chemistry Honors Chemistry/Honors or A.P. Biology Health Program must score at or above the 50th percentile on Preparing Students for Success or A.P. Biology Honors Foreign Language the Reading/Language Arts AND Mathematics subtests on Honors or Advanced Placement U. S. History Honors World History or the TCAP or on a current nationally normed achievement test. A Memphis landmark since 1948, East High Honors Advanced Design Applications Also, they must have a C semester average in all core classes. School is centrally located on Poplar Avenue near Honors World Geography Allied Health students entering grades 10-12 must also meet Honors Fine Arts or Honors Art II or A.P. Studio Art Honors Medical Therapeutics the ninth grade achievement test score requirements and score Highland, one block from the Benjamin Hooks Main Library and minutes from local universities and Honors Foreign Language Honors Anatomy and Physiology Advanced on the appropriate Gateway exams. museums. East High School has outstanding Optional Honors Programming I and II Honors Elective (Etymology/Mythology) • For the Allied Health Program eligible students must score at or above the 50th percentile in Reading, English, and Programs in the areas of Health Sciences, Allied Mathematics on a current EXPLORE, PLAN or ACT. Health, Engineering, and Computer Science that are 12th Grade 11th Grade • For the Allied Health Program eligible scores on Critical preparing these students for successful futures. Our Honors English IV or A.P. English Literature and Honors English III or A.P. English Language and Reading, Writing Skills, and Mathematics sections must be optional students also attend summer programs at Composition Composition equivalent to the 50th percentile on a current PSAT or SAT. prep schools and universities which expand their Honors Calculus or A.P. Calculus or A.P. Statistics • All applicants must have satisfactory conduct and attendance Honors Algebra II or Honors Pre-Calculus or A.P. (including promptness to school and to each class). A total of educational opportunities and leadership abilities. A. P. Chemistry or A.P. Biology or A.P. Physics or A.P. East's Health Sciences and Engineering programs are Statistics or Honors Advanced Trigonometry more than 15 absences and/or tardies is considered Environmental Science Honors Physics unsatisfactory. highly respected by universities and health institutions all over the United States. Honors Foreign Language or A.P. Foreign Language Honors or A.P. United States History • The PSAT/NMSQT is required in the tenth and eleventh Honors Government/Honors Economics grades. Honors Diagnostic Medicine (Medical Laboratory) or A. P. Computer Science or Advanced Programming I and II • Students entering the Health Sciences or Allied Health Honors Medical Therapeutics Program must maintain HOSA (Health Occupation Student Engineering/Computer Science Major Honors Engineering Design Fine Arts or Honors Art II or A.P. Studio Art Association) membership. Engineering students must maintain Honors Elective/Personal Finance TSA (Technology Student Association) membership. 9th Grade 12th Grade Honors English I Honors English IV or A.P. English Literature and To remain in the Optional Programs, students must maintain the Honors Geometry or Honors Algebra I program requirements, a C or above in each course for the Composition semester and satisfactory conduct and attendance (including Honors Biology/Honors Physical Science Honors Calculus or A.P. Statistics or A.P. Calculus promptness to school and each class). In addition, all optional Honors Foundations of Technology A.P. Chemistry or A.P. Biology or A.P. Physics students must score Advanced on the appropriate Gateway Honors Interactive Multimedia Design exams. Honors Government/Honors Economics Honors World Geography or Honors World History Honors Forensic Science or Honors Biomedical Transportation is the responsibility of the student's parents/legal Honors Foreign Language Applications guardians. P.E./Wellness/AJROTC I and II Honors Fine Arts or Honors Art II or A.P. Studio Art Final approval is contingent upon review of the student's Honors Elective/Personal Finance second semester grades.
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