High School Credit for Fulton County Students

In Fulton county, the awarded one (1) full high school credit is a World language credit, can be used towards the 3 units of World Language and/or Fine Art and/or CTAE. In addition to this credit, students need to study another foreign language for two subsequent years to get themselves graduated from high school. (Although it is recommended to take continuous 3 years of world language such as Spanish, offered at student’s HS).

In contrast to Forsyth county, Tamil school scores/marks will be included in GPA in Fulton county.  Course number for Tamil : 65.0100700    Course name: Tamil/Native Speaker

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If the student earns good scores (90+) during the last 3 years of ATS (Note: Fulton County school system needs last 3 years only) , then overall GPA will boost his/her chances toward HOPE/Zell Miller scholarship eligibility as well. (For more details on Tamil school scores and impact on overall GPA, please reach out ATS Counselor)

Who is eligible to get the High School Credit from Fulton County School System?:

All the HS students from Fulton county school system who graduated from ATS are eligible to receive the High School Credit.

Students who are currently studying at Fulton County High schools:

If you are a current ATS student in 6th, 7th or 8th grade and if you are enrolled in Fulton county High School, then you have to fill-in an Off Campus Course Request (OCCR) form with your respective High School counselor. ATS Counselor will send the Application for OCCR to each Fulton county HS students who are currently in 6th, 7th or 8th grade at ATS

Students who are currently studying at Fulton County Middle Schools:

If you are a current ATS student in 6th, 7th or 8th grade and if you are enrolled in Fulton county Middle School, NO NEED to submit Off Campus Course Request (OCCR) form. You will get the HS credit when you join the High school.

How a student can earn a credit at a county high school – Fulton County?:

We have streamlined the process of getting credit at respective high school in Fulton County as well. It is a five steps process:

  • Upon graduating from ATS, ATS Counselor will send the Application for High school credit from Fulton county (a Google form) to all the students which need to be filled by the students.
  • The student will fill the form with all information about him/her such as Full name, Student Number, HS counselor contact info etc.
  • Once the student finished submitting the form, he/she also needs to send scanned copies of ATS Transcript and ATS Diploma to ATS counselor via email.
  • ATS counselor would process all provided information, validate and would work with respective Fulton County HS counselor.
  • Fulton County school system would then take the average marks for 3 years entered in their system, update “GPA” and issue one full credit for learning Tamil at ATS

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