Graduation Requirements

All Upper School students must carry a minimum of five courses and participate on one athletic team per year. Students must earn a minimum of 20 credits to graduate.

All students must meet the distribution outlined below:

  • English: 4 credits
  • Mathematics: 3 credits (algebra 1, geometry and algebra 2 required)
  • Science: 3 credits (physics, chemistry, and biology required)
  • History: 3 credits (United States History required)
  • Foreign Language: 2 credits (in the same language)
  • Arts: 1 credit
  • Electives: 4 credits
Please note: Students are required to pass all of their senior year courses to graduate.


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