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Rising 9th Grade Scheduling

Rising 9th Grade Night Presentation and FAQ

 

Documents you can use to understand how 9th graders' classes are scheduled.

Round 4 & 5 Enrollments Timeline

Students enrolled in late April and early May will receive an email on the evening of May 17th with recommended courses and more information on how to request changes.

Scheduling Q&A

When will I know what my classes will be? See the scheduling timeline below.

How many class periods at IA? There are 8. Seven periods for classes and one period for lunch. Check out a sample 9th grade schedule.  

Who recommends my classes? For students currently enrolled at an FCS public middle school, counselors look at any course recommendations from the home school teachers and adapt recommendations for IA offerings and requirements. For all other students, counselors look at their transcripts and report cards to determine next classes.

Does IA offer honors and AP courses? Yes.

Does IA offer classes like at my FCS public home school? Yes, plus some additional options not typically offered at your public home school.

Rising 9th Scheduling Process Timeline

Please check the correct timeline. Round One and Four/Five have different timelines from all the other rounds.

ROUND ONE TIMELINE

March 13th - Rising 9th Grade Family Night at Innovation Academy (Rounds 1)

  - Course Verification #1 distributed to rising 9th families

  - This night is for students from FCS Learning Zones 4 and 5, FCS Charter schools, and non-FCS       schools (Hopewell students may also attend this night due to a scheduled school field trip).

March 14th - Rising 9th Grade Family Night at Innovation Academy (Rounds 1)

  - Course Verification #1 distributed to rising 9th families

  - This night is for students from FCS Learning Zones 6 & 7

March 18th  - Round 1 Rising 9th Graders deadline to submit changes to Course Verification #1

Tues, March 26 - Course Verification #2 is sent to Round 1 students 

Fri, March 29 - Deadline for Round 1 students to submit changes to Course Verification #2

Wed, May 1 - Mon, May 6 - Final Round of Course Verifications

                  - Can only make changes to note that approved Verification 2 changes were not made.

 

ROUND TWO & THREE TIMELINE

Tues, March 26th - Rising 9th Grade Family Night at Innovation Academy (Rounds 2 & 3)

Tues, March 26th - Course Verification #1 is sent to Round 2 & 3 students

Fri, March 29th - Deadline for Round 2 students to submit Course Verification #1 

Mon, April 15th - Course Verification 2 is sent to students from Rounds 2 & 3

Fri, April 19th - Course Verification #2 is due for Round 2 & 3 students

Wed, May 1 - Mon, May 6 - Final Round of Course Verifications

                  - Can only make changes to note that approved Verification 2 changes were not made.

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