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									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
 9th     Health Science Education
10th     Medical Therapeutics
                                                                 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
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.

                                                                                                                             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
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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