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.