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ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

CREDIT BY EXAM (CBE)

Students in grades 9-12 who have received previous instruction in a subject area, may earn credit for the subject by passing an exam (with a score of 70% or higher) that assesses the knowledge and skills in that subject area. Students in grades 9-12 seeking placement credit in a subject area in which they not received prior instruction, may earn credit by passing the exam with a grade of 90%.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Father Yermo Schools after School Program creates and maintains a positive, enjoyable, healthy and safe environment for children Pre-K-8th grade with a variety of activities, including supervised play, homework and snack time. The program is a privilege for students, and all rules and regulations of the school apply to the program.

TUTORING

Thanks to Title 1 funds the school provides special tutoring during school hours to students belonging to the districts. Teachers provide tutoring at least four days a week to students in need.

LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PROGRAM. (LEP)

The ability to speak more than one language is a valuable gift that people possess. International students come to Father Yermo to lean and practice their second acquired language. The LEP Program has been established to drill students with oral and writing English skills to advance into the main stream learning of the English language. The LEP Program goes on for one year at which end a placement exam is taken by student to verify advancements.

ATHLETICS

Any students who is a member of the Father Yermo Schools in 4th-12th grade is eligible to participate in the Athletic Progam. The FYS Athletic Program is a member of the Southwest Christian Athletic Association (SWCAA) and the North East El Paso Soccer League. All students athletes register and conform to SWCAA regulations and procedures, in order to participate. As a rule, the school offers volleyball, basketball and soccer for boys and girls in at least 14 different teams. When it becomes available, cross country, track and other sports are offered.

SUMMER SCHOOL

The summer school program at FYS is a remedial-preventive program established to improve the students’ learning and attitude. It6 is organized in a way that students drill in a weak area of learning with effective exercise to master the subject matter. It also provides a variety of field trips to enrich the students’ scientific and cultural knowledge. All rules and regulations of the school apply to the program.

RELIGION

RELIGION

The religion program offers each student a good sense of what is right, good and noble, just and beautiful to elevate the concept of the dignity of the human person.

It offers opportunities of prayer, liturgy, doctrine, sacramental life and service. Students participate on First Friday of the month and special liturgies. Reconciliation days are scheduled. Other religious activities are: retreats, collection of goods to share with the needy.
7th-12th grade students participate in community service every year. Third grade students and students from other classes who have not received the sacrament of First Holy Communion are prepared to do so through catechism classes and retreats. Students need to be enrolled at least one year prior to being in the First Holy Communion Program

MEDIA CENTER AND LABS

Father Yermo Schools provides libraries, science and computer laboratories for the use of all students in the different campuses.

They are control to the schools’ total educational mission. They meet the standards of TCCED and SACS-CASI in amount of volumes, areas of reference, videos, CD’s, computers and software. Laboratories are equipped with water, gas and electricity and sufficient area to allow working space for individual students of group work. The use of internet is available for all faculty and staff as well as for students in laboratories and for research. Father Yermo allows for students to view materials online.

MEDIA CENTER AND LABS
TESTING PROGRAM

TESTING PROGRAM

Students from K-12 are required to take the following test during their years at Father Yermo:
ITBS (Iowa Test  for Basic Skills) every year from K to 12th grade
ACRE (Religion test) during 5th, 8thm, 10th and 12th grade.
LEP exit exam 
PSAT all 11th graders
SAT/ACT for College admission
TSIP (Texas Success Initiative Program)  for UTEP and EPCC placement exam and dual credit eligibility.

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