Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Standard Diploma
Area
 
Language Arts
4 Credits (Eng. I, II, III, IV)
Mathematics
4 Credits (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and one math elective)
Social Studies
3 Credits (American Government, World Civilization, & U. S. History)
Science
3 Credits (Earth/Space, Life Science,  & Chemistry)
Health
½ Credit
Physical Education
½ Credit
Fine Arts
1 Credit
Academic Elective
1 Credit (Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, or Science)
Electives
7 Credits (5 rigorous electives and 2 foreign language for pre-college)
Computer Literacy
1 Credit
Total
25 Credits
 
 
Comprehensive Diploma
Area
 
Language Arts
4 Credits (Eng. I, Eng. II Acc., Eng. III Acc., Eng. IV Acc.)
Mathematics
4 Credits (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, or one upper level math course) *4 math courses taken at the high school level.
Social Studies
4 Credits (AP Government, World Studies, AP. U.S. History, & one other social studies course)
Science
4 Credits (Earth/Space, Life Science, Chemistry and one upper level science course)
Health
½ Credit
Physical Education
½ Credit
Fine Arts
1 Credit
Foreign Language
2 Credits  (Spanish 1 & Spanish 2)
Computer Literacy
1 Credit
Electives
5 Credits
 
 
Total
26 Credits
 
*Pre-college science requirements must include chemistry or physics.
 
**Students shall complete all parts of the state assessment for the high school accountability grades, including an acceptable portfolio. (Board Policy #08.113)
 
***A TOTAL of only 5 credits (throughout a student’s entire high school career) may be made up through a Credit Recovery course.