Home / Requirements for Diploma

Requirements for Diploma

For incoming high school freshman for the class of 2016, students are required to have 210 credits to graduate. Students are also required to pass all A-G courses, including Algebra 2 and two years of World Language with the current passing grade of a “D” or better.  For the graduating class of 2017 and beyond, students must pass all A-G courses with a grade of “C” or better.


English 4 years (40 credits)
College Prep Mathematics
Algebra 1; Geometry; Algebra 2
3 years (30 credits)
Social Studies
World History; US History
2 years (20 credits)
Laboratory Science
Biology; Chemistry or Physics
2 years (20 credits)
Language other than English 2 years (20 credits)
Visual and Performing Arts 1 year (10 credits)
Total Credits-Core Curriculum 140 credits
Health 1 semester (5 credits)
Physical Education 2 years (20 credits)
Elective Credits Must total 70 credits
Total Credits 210 credits
Additional Requirements
Community Service 60 hours (10 hours for 9th-10th, 20 for 11th, 30 for 12th)
Transition Services/
Service Learning
4 years