IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students were unable to participate in many of the assessments originally outlined in the graduation requirements for the class of 2021. As such, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education has waived the college and career competency requirements in English language arts and mathematics for this year’s seniors (set to graduate in the spring of 2021). The credit requirements outlined below still apply to the class of 2021.
Graduation requirements for the class of 2021 and beyond
|Credits needed||Subject area|
Physical Education (PE)
(0.5 Healthy Choices; 0.5 PE - no PE waivers)
|2||Fine & Practical Arts|
College and Career Readiness
In addition to the 23 credits listed above, the Class of 2022 & beyond will be required to demonstrate College and Career Readiness in both English and mathematics by achieving a minimum score in at least ONE of the competency demonstrations.
IMPORTANT NOTE: These requirements do NOT apply to the class of 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students were unable to participate in many of these assessments. As such, the Five Star School Board of Education waived the college and career competency requirements in English language arts and mathematics for this year’s seniors (set to graduate in the spring of 2021). These requirements will begin with the class of 2022.
|Menu of Options||English||Math|
62 on Reading Comprehension
or 70 on Sentence Skills
|61 on Elementary Algebra|
|ACT||18 on ACT English||19 on ACT Math|
|ACT Workkeys - National Career Readiness Certificate||Bronze or higher||Bronze of higher|
|Advanced Placement (AP)||2||2|
|Concurrent Enrollment||Passing grade per district and higher education policy||Passing grade per district and higher education policy|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||4||4|
|Collaboratively Developed Assessment||State-wide scoring criteria||State-wide scoring criteria|
Adams County and Adams 12 Five Star Schools Aim for the Stars Scholarship is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the multi-year scholarship. Each student will receive $21,000 over four years to attend a public college or university in Colorado. Congratulations, students!Alexis Baldizan - Mountain Range High Reva Basnet - Legacy High Manling Chen - Northglenn High Miriah Christian - ...