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Imagine a school system in which every student graduates ready for a college and career. Our goal is to build a college-going culture based on early awareness, planning, preparation, and by nurturing in students the confidence to aspire to a post-secondary educational experience and the resilience to overcome challenges they may face along the way.

The DCHS Athletic Department supports our district College and Career Readiness vision as we want to help every student-athlete to use the mental, physical, social and emotional skills and lessons learned through healthy competition as a spring board into their future!

CoreCourseGPA

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are pleased to inform you that Decatur Central High School is making CoreCourseGPA.com, a web-based software program, available to all Decatur Central High School student-athletes and their parents/guardians free of charge.

If your child has aspirations of competing athletically as a freshman at an NCAA Division I or Division II school, they must meet NCAA Initial-Eligibility minimum standards, including minimum core course GPA and SAT/ACT test score requirements. CoreCourseGPA.com is an innovative tool that allows you to easily track your son or daughter’s progress towards meeting these requirements, beginning as soon as the first semester of their freshman year.

To activate your child’s CoreCourseGPA.com membership, follow these simple steps:

1. Go to www.CoreCourseGPA.com

2. Click on “Free New Member Account” in the upper left corner and enter the School ID and School Code:

Students/Parents:
School ID: 151670
School Code: 703438009

3. Click “Continue.”

4. Fill in the appropriate fields in the Create New Student Account form.
**Remember to write down the new Member Name and Password you have created**

5. Click “Submit”
Congratulations! You have successfully created your CoreCourseGPA.com member account.

CoreCourseGPA.com incorporates the NCAA recognized core courses for Decatur Central High School into the online course entry forms, calculates BOTH Division I and Division II core course GPA, automatically factors weighted grades into calculations and tracks course requirements for BOTH Division I and Division II. Your son or daughter’s core course information is saved for the duration of their high school career.

Decatur Central High School is proud to make this innovative software available to you free of charge. We believe CoreCourseGPA.com will be a very useful academic tool for you and your student-athlete.

CoreCourseGPA.com also provides you access to free recruiting webinars through FreeRecruitingWebinar.org, a nonprofit program. Webinar previews as well as full length recruiting webinars may be accessed on the FreeRecruitingWebinar.org website. Viewing a full length webinar is highly recommended to learn about the facts and rules of recruiting. The recruiting process starts in the freshman year. Make sure you are prepared.

Sincerely,
Justin B. Dixson

 

This section will give you an overall view of Financial Aid.
There are many opportunities to receive financial aid to attend college at the federal, state and local levels.

RELATED LINKS FOR FINANCIAL AID:

www.fafsa.ed.gov (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

www.finaid.org (a guide to the financial aid process.
Includes a scholarship search option)
www.Ed.gov – U.S. Dept of Education site (general financial aid information)

www.collegenet.com (a scholarship search site)

www.fastweb.com (a scholarship search site)

MS PTO Parent Meeting – 2017

2017_03_08 Midstate High School Presentation

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