• Hat   PROMOTION AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: Grad Requirement

    Subject Load:

    A student must register for and maintain a minimum of 37 class periods per six-day cycle.  health is normally scheduled for grad 10, MOP is scheduled in grade 9, and PE must be scheduled yearly.

    REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION:
    1. Students must have successfully completed at least 5-1/4 units of credit of work in Grade 9 to be seated in a Grade 10 homeroom.
    2. Students must have successfully completed at least 10-1/2 units of credit of work in Grade 9 and Grade 10 to be seated in a Grade 11 homeroom.
    3. Students must have successfully completed at least 15-3/4 units of credit of work as a minimum to be seated in a Grade 12 homeroom.
    4. Students must be seated in Grade 12 homeroom to be considered for graduation for that year and must complete 23 unites (22 subject + 1 PSSA) of credit to graduate.
    REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION - THE ULTIMATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCHEDULING REQUIRED COURSES AND FOR MEETING GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS RESTS WITH THE STUDENT.

    Subjects required for graduation which are failed should be repeated in summer school or the year following the failure. "Please note that throughout the tenure of a student in high school, board policy allows a student to make up, in summer school, a total of two (2) courses with no more than one (1) in any subject area.

    For graduation, a student must complete at least twenty-three (23) units of credit as follows:
    For graduation, a student must complete at least twenty-three (23) units of credit as follows:
    ENGLISH                                       4 CREDITS  (1 CREDIT EACH YEAR – SR YEAR RESEARCH PAPER REQUIRED
    SOCIAL STUDIES                          4 CREDITS*
    MATH                                            3 CREDITS
    SCIENCE                                       3 CREDITS
    HEALTH                                        ½ CREDIT
    MICROCOMPUTER COURSE         ½ CREDIT
    PHYSICAL EDUCATION                  1 CREDIT   (1/4 CREDIT EACH YEAR)
    ARTS & HUMANITIES                     2 CREDITS **
    ELECTIVES                                   4 CREDITS
    PSSA                                            1 CREDIT (1/4 CREDIT EACH FOR MATH, READING, SCIENCE & WRITING



    *A 4th credit of Social Studies is a required elective for all students except those in vocational or occupational education programs.  These students are exempt from the 4th credit Social Studies requirement.

    **Arts and/or Humanities include courses in the areas of fine and practical arts, literature, foreign languages, and social studies.  (Students considering enrolling in the vocational program must schedule 1 1/2 credits of arts & humanities along with their microcomputer course in their ninth grade year).