1201 Hawkins Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925

 

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full Armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes."

                                                                                                                            Ephesians 6:10-11

College Guidance

An Academic Counselor is on staff to provide guidance for students in grades 7 through 12. The guidance process includes preparing students for coursework planning, standardized tests and college admission. Parents desiring to meet with the Academic Counselor should make appointments through the school office.

Graduation Requirements

All students at Immanuel Christian School will graduate under the Recommended Graduation Plan as described in the Texas Education Agency guidelines. Instead of 26 credits, Immanuel Christian School students must complete 28 hours due to the four required bible credits.

Subject Area

Credits Required

Bible
English
Mathematics
Science
History
Foreign Language
Physical Education
Fine Arts
Electives
Speech
4.0 
4.0 
4.0 
4.0 
4.0 
2.0 
1.0
1.0 
3.5 
0.5 

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED  28.0

Note: Distinguished Warrior Graduates are required to complete 3 years of a foreign language, complete and submit a final senior project. These graduates must complete 28 credits.

Trascript Evaluation Information

Students coming from other accredited schools, including home schools and international schools (i.e., overseas and Mexico) who wish to graduate from Immanuel Christian School must meet all requirements as set forth by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Only credits from courses approved by the TEA will be accepted.

International students who wish to transfer credits to ICS must request evaluation by the Academic Counselor. Credit for coursework will be granted under the guidelines set forth in the Evaluation of Mexican Transcripts policy available in the Academic Counselor's office.

Standardized Testing

Immanuel Christian School prepares students for college admissions testing by providing practice SAT (PSAT) , ACT (Explore), ASVAB exams. Students will be able take these exams at ICS during school.

College Prep Program

All Juniors (11th grade) take an SAT prep course called College Prep which prepares students for the SAT as well as helping students navigate and prepare for the college application processes. College Prep also helps our students with career planning.

AP Courses

Advanced Placement (AP) courses offer high school students a higher level of learning to better prepare them for college. An AP Exam is offered at the conclusion of the course and the student may obtain college credit for the course by achieving a passing score on the exam.

For upperclassmen we currently offer

AP English Language and Composition (English 3), 

AP English Literature and Composition (English 4),

Dual Credit

Dual Credit allows high school students to take courses that will earn both high school and college credit. We currently offer some dual credit courses for 11th and 12th grade students through El Paso Community College. Please check with the Academic Counselor for options and availability, Ms. Martha Rojas at mrojas@immanuelwarriors.org.

       

Important Links:

http://www.utep.edu/

http://www.epcc.edu/academics/dualcredit

http://www.collegeboard.org/

http://www.act.org/

http://www.raise.me/

http://www.goingmerry.com

http://www.applytexas.org/

http://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships

http://www.scholarships.com

http://www.fastweb.com