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EHS Graduation Requirements

 
Guidelines for successful progress towards graduation
 
To be a student in good standing the following guidelines should be met to ensure a student is on track for graduation.
 
Language Arts     4 Credits
Each student is required to successfully complete English 9, English 10, one additional credit the junior year and one additional credit the senior year.
 
Social Studies     3 Credits
Each student is required to successfully complete World History/Geography at the 10th grade level (1 credit), U.S. History at the 11th grade level (1 credit) and Political Science/Econ at the 12th grade level (1 credit).
 
Mathematics     3 Credits
Each student is required to successfully complete three math credits. 1 credit must be Algebra 1 or equivalent (Algebra 1A and 1B), 1 credit must be Geometry and 1 credit must be Algebra 2 or Quantitative Reasoning.
 
Science     3 Credits
Each student is required to enroll in Physical Science at the 9th grade level (1 credit), Biology at the 10th grade level (1 credit), plus earn one additional credit.
 
Physical Education     1 Credit
Each student is required to enroll in Physical Conditioning at the 9th grade level (½ credit), plus earn an additional ½ credit.
Exemptions from the physical education requirements can be granted only if based upon written verification of need to do so from a licensed medical doctor, chiropractor or osteopath and must be approved in advance by the high school administration.
 
Health     ½ Credit
Each student is required to enroll in Health at the 9th grade level.
 
Fine Arts     1 Credit
Each student is required to successfully complete 1 credit of a Fine Arts course for graduation.

Career/Technical     1 Credit
Each student is required to successfully complete 1 credit of a Career/Technical course for graduation. 
 
Foreign Language     1 Credit
Each student is required to successfully complete 1 credit of a Foreign Language course.
 
Advocacy Requirements     ¼ credit must be earned each year for a total of 1 Credit.
 
Electives     10.5 Credits
 
Total for Graduation     29 Credits