• Kansas Board of Regents

    Kansas Qualified Admissions

    If you are a Kansas resident who will graduate from an accredited high school during the 2015-2016 academic year or later, you can guarantee admission to Fort Hays State University, Pittsburg State University,  Wichita State University, Emporia State University, and Kansas State University by completing the Qualified Admissions or Kansas Scholars curriculum and the following:

    • 2.0 GPA  in the Kansas Qualified Admissions curriculum  AND
    • ACT score of at least 21; OR
    • SAT score of at least 980; OR
    • Graduate in the top 1/3rd of your class

    University of Kansas requires completion of the Qualified Admissions or Kansas Scholars curriculum and the following:

    • 2.0+ GPA in the Kansas Qualified Admissions curriculum and
    • 3.0+ overall GPA and 24+ ACT (1090+ SAT) or
    • 3.25+ overall GPA and 21+ ACT (980+ SAT )
    • If applicable, achieve a 2.0 GPA or higher on any college credit taken in high school.

    Graduation Requirements & Kansas Board of Regents Curriculum

     
     

    Subject

    TPS Graduation Requirements

    Kansas Regents Qualified Admission Curriculum *See additional requirements

    Kansas Scholars Curriculum

     

    Language Arts

    4 Credits

    4 Credits

    4 Credits

     

    1.0 English 9/Pre-AP English 9

    1.0 credit each year 
    (.5 credit may be speech)

    Same as Qualified Admission Curriculum

     

    1.0 English 10/Pre-AP English 10

     

    1.0 English 11/AP Lang & Comp

     

    .5 Speech/College Speech/Debate/Forensics/Acting/Applied Communication /21st Century Global Communications

     

    .5 English Language Arts Elective

     

    Mathematics

    3 Credits

    3 Credits*

    4 Credits

     

    3 credits, including Geometry

    3 credits at or above Algebra 1

    1.0 Algebra 1*

     
     

    *taken during 9th through 12th grades AND students must score a 22 in the math on the ACT or 4 Credits*

    1.0 Geometry

     
     

    1.0 Algebra 2

     
     

    1.0 credit beyond Algebra 2

     
     

    *Algebra taken in the 8th grade is accepted.

     

    Science

    3 Credits

    3 Credits

    3 Credits

     

    1.0 Biology/Honors Biology/AP

    1.0 Biology

    1.0 Biology

     

    Biology

    1.0 Chemistry or Physics

    1.0 Chemistry

     
     

    1.0 Elective, except Astronomy

    1.0 Physics

     
       

    A fourth year of science is recommended

     

    Social Studies

    3 Credits

    3 Credits

    3 Credits

     

    1.0 World History/Honors World

    1.0 US History

    1.0 US History

     

    History

    .5 US Government

    .5 US Government

     

    1.5 US History 1,2,and 3 or

    .5 World History or World

    .5 World History or World

     

    Pre-AP US History AND AP US

    Geography

    Geography

     

    History 1 and 2

    1.0 Electives

    1.0 Approved KS Scholars lective

     

    .5 US Government/AP

         

    Government

         

    World Language

       

    2 Credits

     

    (Same Language)

     

    Physical Education

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

     

    1.0 Physical Dimensions of Health

    .5 JROTC

    .5 Health

     
     

    .5 activity class

    .5 activity class (JROTC)

     

    Fine Arts

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

     

    Financial Literacy

    .5 Credit

    .5 Credit

    .5 Credit

     

    Personal Finance or Economics or Entrepreneurship

    Personal Finance or Economics or Entrepreneurship

    Personal Finance or Economics or Entrepreneurship

     
     
     

    Elective 
    Credit

    8.5 Credits

    8.5-9.5 Credits*

    6.5 Credits

     

    Seminar (.25 credit per year), is required at each of the comprehensive high schools Decisions about additional electives coursework should be guided by the student’s chosen career cluster and pathway.

    3 credits from the following: English, Math, Natural Science, Social Science, Fine Arts, Computer/InformationSystems, Foreign Language, Personal Finance, Speech, Debate, Forensics, Journalism, Career and Technical Education