Parkway High School Profile


Parkway High School 
CEEB : 364 445
400 Buckeye Street
Rockford, OH  45882
Phone:  419-363-3045
Fax: 419-363-2596
Website: www.parkwayschools.org  
High School Principal: Brian Fortkamp fortkab@parkwayschools.org
High School Counselor: Lisa Ontrop ontropl@parkwayschools.org

Community & School Information:
Spanning 161 square miles, Parkway Local School District serves the educational needs of the villages of Mendon, Rockford, and Willshire and surrounding rural areas. The district consists of one 9-12 high school, one 5-8 middle school and one Pre-K-4 elementary school. The student body has a total enrollment of 319 students consisting of a population that is 96.9% white, non-Hispanic, 22.9% economically disadvantaged, and 15.3% students with disabilities.

College Attendance History
4 Year College 2 Year College Military
Class of 2015 39 33 4
Class of 2016 47 18 2
Class of 2017 58 10 1
Class of 2018 44 14 3

2018 School Report Card:
Parkway High School Achievement: C
Gap Closing: B
Progress: D
Graduation Rate: A
Prepared for Success: D

Standardized Test Results
50 students in the Class of 2017 took the ACT

Average ACT Scores: % Meeting College Readiness Benchmarks
English 22.2 78% Mathematics 21.7 54%
Reading 23.1 58% Science 22.5 46% Composite 22.4 34%

GPA (Grade Point Average) will be based on a 4.0 system. Weighted classes (Honors and Advanced Classes) will be based on a 4.4 system. GPA is determined by multiplying the numerical grade value by the credits attempted for each class and dividing by the total credits attempted each grading period. This GPA will appear on the grade card as the current period GPA. The current year GPA will be for courses completed for the current year. The cumulative GPA will include all completed courses taken during high school. The top student will be designated as Valedictorian and the second place student will graduate as Salutatorian. Qualification is based on class rank as determined by the Board of Education Policy and tallied at end of 7th semester of high school.

Weighted Courses Include: Honors English 10, Honors English 11, Honors English 12, Calculus, Statistics, Advanced Math, Anatomy & Physiology, Physics, Special Topics and Research in American History.

REGULAR COURSES WEIGHTED COURSES GRADING SCALE
A = 4.0 A = 4.4 A+ 100-99 C+ 82-80
A- = 3.6 A- = 4.0 A 98-95 C 79-76
B+ = 3.4 B+ = 3.6 A- 94-93 C- 75-73
B = 3.0 B = 3.4 B+ 92-90 D+ 72-70
B- = 2.6 B- = 3.0 B 89-86 D 69-66
C+ = 2.4 C+ = 2.6 B- 85-83 D- 65-63
C = 2.0 C = 2.4 F 62-0
C- = 1.6 C- = 2.0
D+ = 1.4 D+ = 1.6
D = 1.0 D = 1.4
D- = 0.6 D- = 1.0
F = 0.0 F = 0.0

PARKWAY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS for 2018
The minimum requirements in compliance with board policy for graduation are listed below. In addition, students will need to earn required End of Course Exam points or meet options. All students must earn at least twenty-two (22) units of credit with the following specific requirements:

E
nglish Language Arts – 4 Units Total Required
· English 9 – 1 Unit - (Required)
· English 10 or Honors English 10 – 1 Unit - (Required)
· English 11 or Honors English 11 – 1 Unit - (Required)
· English 12 or Honors English 12 – 1 Unit - (Required)
· Elective English classes include: Creative Writing, Film & Literature, Contemporary Literature, Humanities
Mathematics – 4 Units Total Required – (including Algebra II or Equivalent)
· Applied Algebra I, Applied Geometry, Applied Algebra II A, Applied Algebra II B
· Algebra I & II
· Geometry
· Advanced Math
· Statistics
· Calculus
Social Studies - 3 Units Total Required
· World History – I Unit - (Required)
· American History – I Unit - (Required)
· Civics - 1 Unit - (Required)
· Elective Social Studies Classes Include: Contemporary History, Modern American History, Special Topics &
  Research in American History
Science - 3 Units Total Required
· Life Science – 1 Unit - (Required)
  (Agronomy, Applied Biology, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Environmental Science)
· Physical Science – 1 Unit – (Required)
  (Physical Science, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Physics)
· Advanced Science 1 Unit – (Required) A&P, Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry
· Elective Science – Ag Food & Natural Resources
Health – ½ Unit Total Required
Physical Education – ½ Unit Total Required
Electives –7 Units Total Required – (Including 2 Semesters of Fine Arts)
Total Overall Required Units - 22

% of students participating in College Credit Plus:
20% (55 students)

Number of courses offered at Parkway High School for College Credit: 
11 - 
Two Science, Three English, Three Math, Three Business