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Graduation Requirements ~ Class of 2021 & Beyond

 

Graduation Requirements- Class of 2021 & Beyond

 

Beginning with the class of 2021, graduation requirements will have two components: Credits/ Coursework, and College and Career Readiness Demonstrations in both English and Mathematics.

For students graduating in the class of 2020, the revised graduation requirements does NOT apply.

The Academy is committed to ensuring that every student is college and career ready.  Beginning with the Class of 2021, students must meet three requirements in order to graduate and receive a high school diploma. 

 
1. Create an Academic Plan
Students will create and complete an Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) that meets the graduation requirements.  This is discussed at a minimum once a year during the pathway meetings with students and families.  In grades 9-11, counselors meet to discuss the student’s pathway, credits and grades, and choose courses for the following year that align with the student’s interests and future college and career goals.
 
2. Earn 24 Credits

 

Students must satisfy all the following requirements:

 

Graduation requirements for the class of 2021 and beyond

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2021 & Beyond

Standard

Scholar

English

4

4

Math

4

4

Science

3*

4

Social Studies

3*

4

World Language

2

3

Physical Education

1

1

Academic Electives

2

2

General Electives

5

2

*See course description book for more specific details.

 

 

3. Demonstrate competence in English and Math
 
In addition to the 24 credits listed above, the Class of 2021 & beyond will be required to demonstrate College and Career Readiness in both English and Mathematics by achieving a minimum score in at least ONE of the competency demonstrations. 

Testing Based Assessments:

English

Math

SAT

470

500

ACT

18

19

Advanced Placement (AP)

2

2

Accuplacer

241 on Reading OR 236 on Writing

255 on Arithmetic OR 230 on Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics

ACT WorkKeys

3 Bronze level

3 Bronze level

ASVAB

31

31

International Baccalaureate (IB)

4

4

Performance Based Assessments:

Capstone

Concurrent Enrollment

Industry Certificate

 

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