• Prospective Student and Parent Information about Grady High School
     
    Here is a great place to learn about Grady High School. See the following sections on the left side of this page:
    ·         Grady 101: Here you can find information about Grady academics and student support.
    ·         Grady parent contacts: See list of parents who are eager to chat with you and answer questions from the point of view of their individual experiences.
    ·         Check out the “Incoming 8th grade Events” tab and add these important dates to your calendar.
    ·         FAQ page:  Read this page to see answers to question you may have.
     
    AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
     
     
    Grady High School is offering incoming 9th graders the opportunity to take a college-level course: Advanced-Placement (AP) Human Geography.  Students taking AP Human Geography will get a chance to experience a course that has a collegiate curriculum and workload.  Moreover, students who want to take the AP Exam for potential college credit may do so.  Click the following link to see what this course entails:  
     
    Course Prerequisites:
     
    Students must have an 85 average in their seventh and eighth grade honors social studies classes (or 90 average in non-honors) and an 85 average in their seventh and eighth grade honors language arts classes (or 90 average in non-honors).  If a student does not meet this requirement in one of these content areas, a teacher recommendation is required.  Finally, if a parent wants his or her student enrolled in the course despite not meeting the admissions criteria, he or she will be required to submit a waiver.  
     
     Here are some other ways to learn about Grady:
    ·         Visit Grady -- come to a sporting event, an academic event, or a show.  Check out the calendar. Here is a link to the Grady calendar: http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/Page/14413 
    ·         Sign up for the GradyGram.  Once you sign up, you will receive email updates about Grady. Here is a link to the information on how to sign up for the Gradygram (http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=14594)
    ·         Email your questions -- If you have a question about Grady or the transition process---Send a question to Grady101series@gmail.com and we will do our best to find your answer.
    ·         Explore the Grady website.  Information that you may find helpful includes:
    o   Pathway Information (http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/domain/5188)
    o   Knight Lights Digital Downloads (http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=14554)
     
    o   Gifted & Talented page (http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us//Domain/6480)