Graduation Requirements

Updated on Tue, 11/19/2019 - 9:27am
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Graduation Requirements- Class of 2021 & Beyond

Beginning with the class of 2021, graduation requirements will have two components: Credits and Coursework and College and Career Readiness Demonstrations in both English and mathematics. For students graduating in the class of 2020 or before, the revised graduation requirements do NOT apply.

Graduation requirements for the class of 2021 and beyond

Credits needed Subject area
4 English
3 Math
3 Science
1 US History
0.5 US Government
1.5 Social Science
1 Physical Education (PE)
(0.5 Healthy Choices; 0.5 PE - no PE waivers) 
2 Fine & Practical Arts
7 Electives
23 Total

College and Career Readiness

In addition to the 23 credits listed above, the Class of 2021 & 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.

Menu of Options English Math
ACCUPLACER 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
ASVAB 31 31
Concurrent Enrollment Passing grade per district and higher education policy Passing grade per district and higher education policy
District Capstone Individualized Individualized
Industry Certificate Individualized Individualized
International Baccalaureate (IB) 4 4
SAT 470 500
Collaboratively Developed Assessment State-wide scoring criteria State-wide scoring criteria

College and Career Readiness

In addition to the 23 credits listed above, the Class of 2021 & 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.

Graduation Requirements- Class of 2020 & Before

The graduation guidelines for the classes of 2020 and before require students to achieve 23 credits in the following coursework:

Graduation requirements for the class of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Credits Needed Subject Area
4 English
3 Math
3 Science
1 US History
0.5 US Government
1.5 Social Science
2 Physical Education (PE)
2 Fine & Practical Arts
6 Electives
23 Total

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