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Graduation Requirements

Students have the option of pursuing one of three diplomas: a general high school diploma, a college prep diploma, or an advanced studies diploma. A seal on the diploma reflects which option was earned, and transcripts will indicate which program of study was followed.


 Required Subjects
Advanced Studies*
College Prep**
 General***
 English
 4
 4
4
 Math
4
3
3
 Science
4
3
  3
Social Studies  4
4
4
Foreign Language  3/4 2 0
 Fitness
1 1
1
 Health/Driver Ed.
1
1
  1
 Creative Arts  1
1
 1
Communications   1 1
 1
 Electives
 8/9 10 10
 Total
 32  30  28
  
*Students pursuing an advanced studies diploma must include at least 6 advanced classes (AP, Honors, or qualifying college courses, see #10, page 23 of the Parent/Student Handbook) in their course selection during the four high school years. These classes must include at least 3 AP or 2 AP and one qualifying college course.  These students may take 3 years of one language or 2 years of two different languages.  
  
**Students pursuing a college prep diploma must include Algebra II and chemistry in their course selection.
 
***Economics/Personal Finance may count as a math credit for the general diploma.
  
Community Service required for graduation: 40 hours (see page 28 of the Parent/Student Handbook)
  
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