Independent College Preparatory

Grades 6 -12


Graduation Requirements (Grades 10 - 12)

Students entering grades 10 - 12 in the 2016 - 2017 school year must have 23 high school credits and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 to graduate. Of the 23 credits, 18 are to be distributed as described below and taken during Upper School years; 5 are electives.

Subject
Number of Required Credits
Courses
English4English 9 (1)
English 10 (1)
American Literature (1)
2 semester-length English courses (1/2 credit each)
History3World History I (1)
World History 2 (1)
American History (1)
Mathematics3Math 210-Algebra 2 or Math 220-Algebra 2 (1)
Math 310-Geometry or Math 320-Geometry (1)
1 year-long math course (1)
Science3Geology (1)
Biology (1)
A third year of laboratory science (1)
Modern Languages22 years of 1 language in the Upper School

Arts and Communications

2

1 year of Arts - Visual or Performing (1)
1 additional year Arts OR Communications (1)

Physical Education

1At least 1 year-long course in any grade (1)

Additional Credits

5

From any Department (5-1/2)

Successful Completion of Senior Experience




Graduation Requirements (Grade 9)

Students entering 9th grade in the 2016 - 2017 school year must have 23.5 high school credits and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 to graduate. Of the 23.5 credits, 18.5 are to be distributed as described below and taken during Upper School years; 5 are electives.

Subject
Number of Required Credits
Courses
English4English 9 (1)
English 10 (1)
American Literature (1)
2 semester-length English courses (1/2 credit each)
History3World History I (1)
World History 2 (1)
American History (1)
Mathematics3Math 210-Algebra 2 or Math 220-Algebra 2 (1)
Math 310-Geometry or Math 320-Geometry (1)
1 year-long math course (1)
Science3Geology (1)
Biology (1)
A third year of laboratory science (1)
Modern Languages22 years of 1 language in the Upper School
Arts11 additional year of Visual Arts, Performing Arts OR Communications (1)
Digital Media and Communications1/21 semester of Communications (1/2)
Additional Arts / Communications Requirement

11 additional year of Visual Arts, Performing Arts OR Communications (1)

Physical Education

1At least 1 year-long course in any grade (1)

Additional Credits

5From any Department (5)
Successful Completion of Senior Experience

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