• Classification & Graduation Requirements


    In order to move up to the next grade level, students must earn a minimum number of credits each year. 
    • 9th grader = a student who has earned fewer than 6 credits
    • 10th grader = a student who is in his/her 2nd year of high school and has earned at least 6 credits.
    • 11th grader = a student who is in his/her 3rd year of high school and has earned at least 12 credits.
    • 12th grader = a student who is in his/her 4th year of high school and has earned at least 18 credits.

    House Bill 5 Graduation Requirements
    Class of 2018 and beyond 

    Required   Courses

    Foundation

    Foundation   with Endorsements

    English Language Arts

    4   Credits (English 1, English 2, English 3, and English 4)

    4   Credits (English 1, English 2, English 3, and English 4)

    Mathematics

    3   Credits (Algebra 1, Geometry, and one additional credit)*

    4   Credits (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and one additional credit)

    Science

    3   Credits (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)

    4   Credits (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and one additional credit)

    Social Studies

    3   Credits (World Geography or World History, U.S. History, Government, and Economics)

    3   Credits (World Geography or  World   History, U.S. History, Government, and Economics)

    Foreign Language

    2   Credits (in the same language)

    2   Credits (in the same language)

    Speech

    .5   Credit

    .5   Credit

    Fine Arts

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

    Physical Education

    1 Credit

    1 Credit

    Local Requirements

    .5   Credit Health

    1.0   Credit Technology

    .5   Credit Health

    1.0   Credit Technology

    Electives

    3.0   Credits

    5.0   Credits
      (must meet the requirements of an endorsement pathway)

    TOTAL

    22   Credits

    26   Credits