2018-2019 Fridley High School Registration Guide
Career Fields, Clusters and Pathways
Thinking ahead and preparing for careers is helpful as students are headed to the workplace. Some careers that are common today may not be needed tomorrow. All careers require flexibility, knowledge, and skills.
Information resources related to career planning, researching post-secondary schools and financial aid. Additional information is also available from high school deans.
Preparing for Post High School Education
Students should plan their courses of study carefully with their parents, teachers and dean. Whether planning to attend a community college, four-year college/university, or specialized training programs, all students are strongly advised to research specific requirements for admission to their school(s) of choice and meet with their dean for further assistance.
In addition to the general entrance requirements, most colleges and universities require that the student take one or more national standardized tests.
Fridley High School offers a full range of support for students including counseling, services for students with special needs, English Language Learners, and students in transition.
Fridley High School students must complete credit requirements and complete state mandated tests to receive a Fridley High School diploma. Students are encouraged to carefully select courses for the entire year and take advantage of the broad selection of offerings from all departments. Students must be credit ready to participate in the commencement ceremony.
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
AVID is an academic support program that prepares students for college and success. The program targets academically average students and places them in advance courses, while providing additional support for them in the AVID elective course.
Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO)
PSEO is a program that allows qualified high school students to earn both high school and college credit while in high school at no cost to the student. Most PSEO courses are offered on the campus of the postsecondary institution and some courses are offered online. Transportation is available to qualified students. See your dean for application materials.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Fridley High School is an International Baccalaureate Word School that provides Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme to all its students. The school has also applied for IB-Career-related Program (IBCP) that may be implemented in the 2016-2017 school year.
Full descriptions of all course offerings at Fridley High School.