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Grade 9-12 (high school) students are required to take classes in the following curriculum areas:

  • English Language Arts (4 credits)
  • Social Studies (4 credits)
  • Science (3 credits)
  • Mathematics (3 credits)
  • World Languages (3 credits in one world language)*
  • Health and Life Skills (1/2 credit)
  • Physical Education (2 credits)

* Students may obtain credits by exam in a world language. Students must pass the AP exam in a world language in order to meet the requirements of taking 3 credits of courses in that world language.

For academic track students:

  • 9 credits of academic electives
  • 1 credit of fine arts courses, 1 credit of music courses, and 1 credit of fine arts, music, dance or theater courses

For dance track students:

  • 8 credits of dance courses
  • 2 credits of academic electives
  • 1 credit of fine arts courses and 1 credit of music courses

For fine arts track students:

  • 8 credits of fine arts courses
  • 2 credits of academic electives
  • 1 credit of music courses and 1 credit of dance, music, or theater courses

For music track students:

  • 8 credits of music courses
  • 2 credits of academic electives
  • 1 credit of fine arts courses and 1 credit of dance, fine arts, or theater courses

The total number of credits required for high school graduation is 31.5 credits.

For High School ENL (English as a New Language) Students

ENL I classes are counted as 1 credit of ELA course and 2 credits of academic electives.

ENL II classes are counted as 1 credit of ELA course and 1 credit of academic electives.

ENL III class is counted as 1 credit of academic electives.

ELA-Lab is counted as 1 credit of ELA course or 1 credit of academic electives.

All high school ENL students are required to complete at least one year of ELA courses at grade level and pass a specified English Language exam.

Other Requirements

All students are required to participate in the weekly student assembly and school cleaning. Students are required to take Ethics and Etiquette courses, which are offered on a rotating basis.

Summary

The following table presents a summary of graduation requirements, including the requirements for transfer students.

 

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