Twin Palms High School

Student Entry Criteria

CREDITS

As a general practice on the basis of credits, Twin Palms will admit students according to the following criteria:

Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
S1: 0 – 30 credits only. S1: 0 – 90 credits only. S1: NTE- 165 credits
S2: 0 – 30 credits only. S2: 0 – 125 credits only. S2: NTE- 190 credits
BEHAVIOR

On the basis of behavior, Twin Palms will admit or deny students according to the following criteria:

Expulsion Contracts County Probation Enrollment Excessive Suspensions
Twin Palms will not admit any student who is under a current expulsion contract for CA Ed. Code 48915 violations. Students who participate in a county probation program will begin Twin Palms on a one-quarter contract and engage in additional interventions if they wish to continue their enrollment for more than one quarter. Students who enter Twin Palms with 7+ suspension days will begin enrollment on a one-quarter contract and engage in additional interventions.
ENGLISH LEARNERS

On the basis of primary language status, Twin Palms will admit or deny enrollment according to the following criteria:

Level I – III Level IV – V
Based on the overall CELDT Score, Twin Palms will not enroll students who score a level I – III unless a specialized plan developed in conjunction with the district’s EL coordinator, TP faculty, and school counselor occurs. Twin Palms will enroll students who score a level IV or V while ensuring collaboration with the district’s EL Coordinator to ensure that we provide an adequate intervention program to foster their language development.
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLANS

On the basis of IEP status, Twin Palms maintains the following policy: Students with Individualized Education Plans may receive services when enrolled in Twin Palms according to the IEP Team’s determination of appropriate placement.  The District does not offer Special Day Class programs on the Twin Palms site.

 

* School administration may at any time, for the benefit of a particular student, make exceptions to the criterion listed above based on that particular student’s extenuating circumstances.