More High School Students Graduating Earlier

first_imgOver a dozen seniors are on pace to graduate from Batesville High School this December.As the fall semester is winding down at Batesville High School, some seniors will be clearing out their lockers and moving on to the next chapter in life.The number of Batesville seniors graduating in winter has increased the last few years.According to Batesville High School Principal Andy Allen, the program was implemented approximately five years ago when just a handful of students utilized early graduation.Fifteen of the 163 seniors chose to graduate early last year, and thirteen seniors are on pace to graduate this month.“We are willing to accommodate them if their willing to work sometimes during the summer or even in an online environment,” Allen indicated. “If that is in their best interest, it is our job to provide a curriculum for them to do that.”Students will begin classes at a college such as Ivy Tech while a couple others will enter the workforce as early as next month, Allen explained.“If you wanted to go into something specific and start in January, that option has to be available, and it is a good option for some kids,” the Batesville High School principal said.last_img

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