Academics

This page explains our high school graduation requirements and some requirements for acceptance into college.

 

Courses and Credits required for Graduation:

*4 credits of English (4 years)

*4 credits of Social Studies (4 years, including Citizenship & Government, World History, U.S. History, Geography, and Economics)

*3 credits of Science (3 years, including Biology and either Chemistry or Physics)

*3 credits of Math (3 years, including Geometry, Algebra II or the technical equivalent, and Statistics & Probability)

*1 credit of Phy Ed ( 1/2 year in grade 9 and 1/2 year in grade 10)

*.5 credit of Health ( 1/2 year in grade 10)

*1 credit of a Fine Art (Band, Choir, Art, 1 year)

 

*2 credits of a Foreign Language (required for entrance into most four year colleges)

 

*6.5 to 8.5 elective credits are needed to meet required total.

 

*24 credits are needed to graduate
 

 

Possible Tests Required for College Entrance:

*ACT or SAT (usually taken during the spring of your junior year)

*ACCUPLACER/CPT (usually taken after acceptance into a community/technical college)

 

College test requirements vary, so be sure to check with the colleges you are interested in so you know what to take.