Salina Intermediate School

8th Grade Students

Eighth grade students are getting ready to transition to high school.  So it is important to know what options are available for the next school year.

Most Salina Intermediate students will go to Edsel Ford High School next year. There are other options to consider within Edsel and within the district.

  • Edsel Ford High School offers numerous classes and programs to help you complete your high school education.  The district and state set high school graduation requirements.
    • Students entering 9th grade may be eligible for honors courses such as Language Arts or Geometry.
    • Students who take a full year of foreign language in 8th grade will get one full high school credit and be placed into the second year of that language. Michigan requires two years of foreign language. One of those years can be completed in middle school.
    • Students enrolled in Algebra I in 8th grade and earn a “C” or better will go on to Geometry in high school.
    • Visit the Edsel Ford website.
  • Henry Ford Early College and Henry Ford Early College Advanced Manufacturing are Dearborn Public School high schools.  Students must apply to one of the schools and be accepted. These schools offer the chance for students to attend for five years and earn both a high school diploma and associate degree from Henry Ford College at no cost to the student’s family.  Degrees are available in careers related to health care, manufacturing and some trades, or education.  To learn more and find the application, visit the Henry Ford Early College website.
  • The Dearborn Center for Math, Science and Technology (DCMST) is a program that is designed for students who excel at math and science. You must apply to this program. If you are accepted, you would attend the DCMST for half of your school day and your home high school for the other half.  Learn more on the DCMST website.