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Graduation Requirements

High School 

HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS

(Grades 9 – 12)

 

MINIMUM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS                                                                                             

  • Four (4) credits in English
  • Four (4) credits in Social Studies
  • Five (5) credits in Mathematics (This requirement includes 8th grade level mathematics courses)
  • Three (3) credits in Science, one (1) credit of which must be in Biology
  • One-half (0.5) credit Physical Education/Health & Wellness (Grade 9)
  • One (1) credit in Physical Education (Grades 10-12)
  • One-half (0.5) credit Microcomputer Applications (Grade 9)
  • One-half (0.5) credit Senior Survivor (beginning with the class of 2019)
  • Six and one-half (6.5) credits in elective courses
 
Minimum Credit Requirement
25.0
 
A "credit" is one (1) year or two (2) semesters of work successfully completed in a subject which meets five (5) days a week.
 
Seniors must satisfy all graduation requirements to be eligible to participate in the Commencement program. If you are in doubt, see the guidance counselor. 
 
To be eligible for activities of a specific class, a student must be ranked by credits as a member of that class.
 
Ranked as a Sophomore - 5.5 credits
Ranked as a Junior - 11.3 credits
Ranked as a Senior - 17.7 credits
 
*For more detailed information regarding credits and rank, please reference: