Graduation Requirements
Graduating Class of 2008 and Thereafter

The requirements for graduation for students in the Classes of 2008 and thereafter, are listed below, and shall replace the preceding requirements.

  1. The total number of credits required of each student shall be two hundred and twenty-five (225).
  2. Specific requirements by subject area shall be as follows:
    1. Economics/Consumer Education – 5 credits
      1. A student must pass five credits in courses approved by the district to meet the state graduation requirement (S.B. 813) in Economics education.
    2. English – 40 credits
      1. A student must pass forty credits in English approved in the district program of study. (10 credits English 9, 10 credits English 10, 10 credits English 11 and 10 credits English 12)
    3. Fine Arts – 10 credits
      1. A student must pass ten credits in courses approved by the district for Fine Arts credit.
    4. Science – 20 credits
      1. A student must pass ten credits in Physical Science and ten credits in Biological Science.
    5. Mathematics – 20 credits
      1. A student must pass twenty credits in Mathematics, including 1)Algebra I as demonstrated by passing the course or equivalent and by passing the End-of-Course assessment and 2)Geometry
    6. Physical Education – 20 credits
      1. A student must pass twenty credits in courses approved by the district for Physical Education credit.
    7. Social Science – 35credits
      1. A student must pass ten credits of world history, culture and geography; ten credits of United States history and geography; and five credits of United States government, five credits of Geography, and five credits of Contemporary Global Issues.
    8. Senior Project
      1. A student must complete a Service Learning Project or a Senior Project or successfully complete a semester course to prepare and present an acceptable Project.
    9. Technology Literacy
      1. A student must demonstrate proficiency in technology literacy either y passing a challenge examination or passing a course approved by the district for Technology Literacy credit.
    10. World Language – 10 credits
      1. A student must pass ten credits in courses approved by the district for World Language credit.