Requirements for Graduation

Requirements for Graduation

A total of 72 credits is required for graduation. (1 credit =1 trimester of successfully completed work.) In unusual cases, the counselor may make an exception to this requirement. Ordinarily, credit can be awarded only once for each course.

A student must have:

English

12 credits

Math

9 credits

Science

9 credits (including 3 credits of Biology, 3 credits of Chemistry, and 3 credits of Physics)

Social Studies

9 credits

Theology

12 credits

Fine Arts

3 credits

Physical Education                                  

3 credits

*Online Health

1 credit

 

58 Required Credits

+14 Elective Credits


72 Total Credits

Additional Requirements:

  • Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Portfolio (graded writing samples from students, collected in homeroom).
  • Junior College Planning Portfolio
  • Service hours (75 hours must be obtained prior to graduation)

*Online Health is an ongoing one-credit course. Students attend class sessions at intervals throughout the school year. They must also complete online assignments each year. When the students complete the class during the senior year, they receive one academic credit.


GRADE 9 REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 18 credits required, 6 each trimester:

Required courses: (16 credits )

English

(3 credits)

Mathematics

(3 credits)

Science

(3 credits)

Physical Education   

(1 credit)

Social Studies

(3 credits)

Theology

(3 credits)

*Online Health

(results in one credit in the senior year)

GRADE 10 REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 18 credits required, 6 each trimester:

Required courses: (15 credits)

English

(3 credits)

Mathematics

(3 credits)

Science

(3 credits)

Physical Education   

(2 credit)

Theology

(3 credits)

*Online Health

(results in one credit in the senior year)

GRADE 11 REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 18 credits required, 6 each trimester:

Required courses: (15 credits)

English

(3 credits)

Mathematics

(3 credits)

Science

(3 credits)

Social Studies

(3 credit)

Theology

(3 credits)

*Online Health

(results in one credit in the senior year)

GRADE 12 REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 18 credits required, 6 each trimester:

Required courses (9 credits)

English

(3 credits)

Social Studies

(3 credit)

Theology

(3 credits)

*Online Health

(1 credit)

Highly recommended courses

Mathematics

(3 credits)

Science

(3 credit)

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