Graduation Requirements

Students 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
English 4 The Hero and the Quest (1)
The Self and Its Culture (1)
Rhetoric, Composition, and Style (1/2)
3 semester-length English courses (1/2 credit each)
History 3 World History I (1)
World History 2 (1)
American History (1)
Mathematics 3 Math 210-Algebra 2 or Math 220-Algebra 2 (1)
Math 310-Geometry or Math 320-Geometry (1)
1 year-long math course (1)
Science 3 Geology (1)
Biology (1)
A third year of laboratory science (1)
Modern Languages 2 2 years of 1 language in the Upper School
Arts and Communications 2 1 year Visual Arts, Theater Arts, Music or Dance (1)
1 year additional Art OR 1 year Communication (1)
Physical Education 1 1 year-long course in 9th grade (1/2)
1 year-long course in 10th - 12th grades (1/2)