SCPP

SCPP Entrance Exam Information

To participate in Dater's Special College Prepatory Program (SCPP) students must pass an entrance examination.

To schedule an appointment, call Test Administration at the Cincinnati Public Schools Education Center, 513-363-0186.

Students moving into the Cincinnati Public Schools district during the school year or after the last Special College Preparatory Program examination is administered for that school year should call Test Administration for more information about the SCPP exam at 513-363-0186.

Special College Preparatory Program

If enrolled in the Special College Preparatory Program (SCPP), students should plan to take the classes below during the grade identified to graduate on time.

Students can only enroll in this program if they pass the SCPP entrance exam.

Course

7th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English English 7 AA
Math Pre-Algebra AA
Science Science 7 AA
Social Studies Social Studies 7 AA
Elective 1 Optional Elective: PE 7&8/Art/Jr. Choir/Beginning Band
Elective 2 Modern Foreign Language 1 (Spanish 1, French 1, or German 1)
Course

8th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English English 8 AA
Math Algebra 1 AA
Science Physical Science AA
Social Studies Social Studies 8 AA
Elective 1 Optional Elective: PE 7&8/Art/Jr. Choir/Intermediate Band
Elective 2 Modern Foreign Language 2 (Spanish 2, French 2, or German 2)
Course

9th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English English 9 AA
Math Geometry AA
Science Biology AA
Social Studies Modern World History AA
Elective 1 Elective
Elective 2 Modern Foreign Language 3 (Spanish 3, French 3, or German 3)
Course

10th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English English 10 AA
Math Algebra 2 AA
Science Chemistry AA or AP Environmental Science
Social Studies US History AA or AP US History
Elective 1 Optional Elective: 1 Semester Senior High Health
Elective 2 Elective
Course

11th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English AP English Language and Composition
Math Dual Enrollment College Algebra (semester 1) and College Trigonometry (semester 2)
Science Chemistry AA
Social Studies AP US Government and Politics or AP US History
Elective 1 Recommended Elective: Fine Arts Elective (1 full year required in high school career)
Elective 2 Elective
Course

12th Grade (1st and 2nd semesters)

English AP English Literature and Composition
Math Dual Enrollment College Calculus or Dual Enrollment Probability and Statistics
Science Physics or Dual Enrollment Anatomoy and Physiology
Social Studies Economics (semester course)
Elective 1 Elective
Elective 2 Elective

Recommended:

Four semesters of Modern Foreign Language are recommended for any student interested in attending a 4-year university.

All students are requierd to take six classes each semester.  Students must be enrolled in at least four academic courses in each semester, each year they are in school.

Specific Course Requirements:

  1. Health:  Senior High Health in grades 10, 11, or 12.
  2. Modern Foreign Language: Three years of Spanish, French, or German are required to be completed in grades 7, 8, and 9.
  3. Physical Education:  One semester of physical education is required in grades 7 & 8.  Two semesters of physical education are required in grades 9-12.
  4. Electives: All high school students are required to earn five credits of electives.
  5. SCPP Courses are only available to students who have passed the SCPP test.
  6. Advance Placement courses are only available to students who have completed an application and have secured the approval of the school counselor and AP teachers. AP exams are administered by ETS in the spring and are required for course completion. AP exams require a fee and the student is responsible for paying that fee for completion of the course. Only those students enrolled in an AP course may take an AP exam at Dater.