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    CREDIT AND COURSE
    REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION

    Minimum of 24 credits
     
    •  English....... 4 credits
    •  Math.........  3 credits 
    •  Science.....  3 credits   Must include: Biology, Chemistry and Physics
    •  Social Studies..... 3 credits 
    •  Physical Education ..... 1.5 credits
    •  Health..... .75 credits (must include a full year in 9th or 10th and 1/2 year in 11th or 12th grade)

     

     
    ELECTIVE COURSE CREDIT

    Total Elective Credits... (8.75)

    A minimum of 2.00 credits of the total Elective Credits must be in the area of Arts and Humanities.
    Arts and Humanities include all electives except those in the business department.  Excess core classes
    count as electives.
     
    State Assessments:  Must be proficient on the State Assessment (beginning with the class of 2020 Algebra 1, Biology and Literature Keystone exams).
     
    Graduation Project: All senior students must complete a graduation project. Currently, this criteria is met through the autobiography in the senior English course. 


    PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS
     
    Each year, a student is expected to make reasonable progress toward graduation from high school in four years. Therefore, the requirements to be promoted each year to the next grade level are determined by the credits a student has earned. Minimum credits: 

                                    5 credits (earned in 9th grade)............................................... Promotion to: Grade 10
                                  11 credits (earned in 9th & 10th grade)..................................... Promotion to: Grade 11
                                  17 credits (earned in 9th, 10th & 11th grade)............................ Promotion to: Grade 12