Graduation

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” 

It’s that time of year again when we send our graduates off into the world and celebrate their accomplishments. Whether students are embarking on careers or heading off to college in the fall, we applaud the effort and dedication of these students and the teachers who guided them along the way. 

William Cofield honored at new 'conceptual' high school

William Cofield High School — 2018 — The school, structured as an A5 alternative program, utilizes curriculum through Apex learning, a virtual system that allows flexibility and an enhanced learning experience — allowing students to receive their diploma with 22 completed credits instead of 26...
ELL students from Emmett J. Conrad High School in Dallas Independent School District discuss how Apex Learning prepared them for Texas state assessments (STAAR ...

Emmett J. Conrad High School

Hear from parent Dan LaFountain, whose son, a former student at Fairfax County Schools, was able to take Apex Learning Courses and graduate despite being homebo...

Dan LaFountain

Parent

For Dorchester School District Two, Apex Learning digital curriculum has enabled teachers to meet more students' needs. Hear about their successes with personal...

Infographic: What Does That Graduation Rate Really Mean?

A diploma alone doesn’t mean students are prepared for college, work and life after high school. Performance on high-stakes assessments, like the SAT and ACT, also are an indicator of college and career readiness.

But test scores are trending down. In 2015, high school graduates had the lowest scores on the SAT in 10 years. The percentage of students who reached the college-ready benchmark on both exams was less than half — dipping as low as 20.8 percent on the ACT. 

Kristin Escamilla explains how Houston ISD uses specialized campuses with Apex Learning curriculum and how the program helps students feel empowered, ultimately...

Kristin Escamilla

Virtual School Liaison

Audrey Carter discusses how Options for Youth Public Charter Schools implemented Apex curriculum as an alternative education option.

Audrey Carter

Assistant Principal