Pathways Project participants will meet with a mentor and develop a personalized learning pathway. Students will incorporate blended and online courses into their schedules.
While students will focus on mastering content rather than seat time, the successful completion of course content will result in high school credit.
No, as part of the freshman experience all Pathways students will have opportunities to explore many career options.
Yes, freshmen participating in the Pathways Project will be eligible for athletics and clubs at WHS.
Yes, if the student successfully completes the requirements of the Pathways Project, he/she will earn a high school diploma.
Bus transportation will be provided to all out-of-zone Pathways students. Specific details will be provided to families by the WJCC transportation department in August.
We will work with the family and student to transition the student back to a traditional coursework either at Warhill High School or the student’s zoned school.
Working collaboratively, the family and school will adjust the student’s individual Pathways plan to meet new interests and maintain on-time graduation.
Yes, students will have a high school transcript that will be recognized by post-secondary institutions.
Pathways Math and Pathways English will use both teachers and digital content to introduce and reinforce concepts and skills to students.
Yes, students may choose to take electives such as world language and music.
Yes, Pathways is open to all students.
Yes, students may participate both in Pathways and Project Lead the Way at Warhill.
High Tech High, who is one of our exemplar schools, has a 100% college acceptance rate.
Students will sign the WJCC Code of Conduct and Acceptable Use Agreement.
Yes, students may choose to pursue an advanced diploma and may apply to the Governor’s School.
Students will take SOL exams that align with the math courses they take in Pathways.
We will use an alternative assessment for students to earn a verified credit in Physics by Design.
Virginia currently requires six verified credits for an advanced diploma.
Yes, some courses will still require students to complete an end-of-course SOL assessment.
If more than 100 students apply to Pathways, selection will be by lottery.
No, teachers will guide groups to work with the strengths and challenges of all group members.
Warhill High School hours are 7:20 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Physics by Design and Humanities by Design will be co-taught by two teachers.
Teachers will develop the specific reading list this summer.
Virginia does not participate in Common Core curriculum. Students will be able to take standardized college entrance exams as any other student.
Yes, all Pathways teachers are certified teachers.
Yes, they will.
Yes, it will.
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The Pathways Project is a partnership between Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and the College of William & Mary.