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Portrait of a Graduate

Broken Arrow Public Schools has a profound responsibility to ensure its high school students are college ready, career ready and life ready. The district is educating a generation of innovators who are motivated by creativity and problem solving. They learn in a variety of ways and are able to demonstrate readiness after high school in a variety of ways.

College Ready

Students are College Ready if they meet either the academic indicators or standardized testing benchmarks listed.

GPA 2.8 out of 4.0, Algebra 2 (A, B or C) and one or more of the following academic indicators:

  • Advanced Placement Exam (3+)
  • Advanced Placement Course (A, B, C or D)
  • Dual Credit College Course (A, B or C)
  • Complete four years of four core courses (Science, History, Math, English)
  • * SAT Exam: Math, Reading & Writing
  • * ACT Exam: English, Reading, Science, Math
  • * College Readiness Placement Assessment

* min. requirements determined by post-secondary institution

Career Ready

Students are Career Ready if they have identified a career interest and meet two or more of the behavioral and experiential benchmarks listed.

  • Achieve a 95% attendance rate
  • (for at least two of the four years of high school)
  • 25 hours of community service
  • Workplace learning experience
  • (internships, apprenticeships, job shadowing)
  • Enrollment in a program leading to an industry credential
  • Career pathway
  • Two or more organized co-curricular activities
  • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (earn minimum score required for all branches)

Life Ready

Students are Life Ready upon approval of a committee by proving competency in 7 or more of the following benchmarks through an interview process.

  • Personal Financial Literacy
  • Resume skills
  • Interview skills
  • Growth mindset
  • Goals & track progress
  • Leadership skills
  • Time management
  • Self-advocacy
  • Communication skills
  • Coping skills
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)