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Graduation Requirements

Total of 220 credits required (each course is worth 5 credits a semester)
 
Credits Breakdown
  • English - 40 credits (required every semester)
    • includes ELD and Reading/Writing Skills
  • ​​Mathematics - 20 credits
  • Biological Science - 10 credits
  • Physical Science - 10 credits
  • World History - 10 credits
  • United States History - 10 credits
  • United States Government - 5 credits
  • Economics - 5 credits
  • Physical Education - 20 credits
    • Must be completed during 9th and 10th grades
  • Fine Arts/Foreign Language/Practical Arts - 20 credits
  • Electives - 70 credits
    • May include any class not listed above