Graduation Requirements

Graduation Credit and Course Requirements


Subject
 
Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
Literacy/English

English 1, 2, 3, 4 required.

4 4 4 4
Science

Biology, Chemistry, Physics required. Concentration Courses. Science Electives.

4 4 4 4
Mathematics
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry required. Additional Math Courses.
4 4 4 4
Citizenship/Social Studies

Civics, World History, US History required. Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies. 4th credit may be satisfied by a level 3 or above World Language Class)

4 4 4 4
Humanities

Art and Music required. Film as Literature, Creative Writing, Women’s Literature.

1 1 1 1
Academic Electives

World Language 2 years required. College in High School Courses, Executive Experience, Career Development Electives, Business Education Electives, Additional Science Courses, Additional Math Courses, Additional Physical Education Courses, Additional Literacy/English Courses

8 8 8 8
Health

Health 1 required.

.5 .5 .5 .5
Physical Education

Personal Fitness required.

1 1 1 1
Graduation Project N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Units 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5
Proficiency on Keystones

Proficiency is the demonstration of knowledge of key concepts in a particular subject area on an assessment. Keystones have a 4 point scale: 4=Advanced, 3=Proficient, 2=Basic, 1=Below Basic. To demonstrate proficiency, students must score a 3 or 4.

Algebra, Biology & Literature Algebra, Biology & Literature Algebra, Biology & Literature Algebra, Biology & Literature

PROMISE-READINESS is more than a 2.5 GPA and 90% attendance. It is:

  1. Academic Mastery: A rigorous course of study in high school is the #1 predictor of college completion
  2. Behaviors and Habits including study skills and a healthy lifestyle
  3. Ambitions and Dreams including a detailed plan for the future