A. To be eligible for a diploma, students shall earn credits in the following required courses:
1. Language Arts (8 semesters or 4 credits)
B. Electives 9 credits
Students shall also earn in grades 9 through 12 additional credits in courses elected to suit individual needs, interests, and capabilities and to develop job entry or post-secondary education entry skills. Course selections shall be approved by parents and by counselors/advisors.
C. Total Credits
A minimum of twenty-three required and elective credits must be earned in grades 9 through 12 for graduation.
The definition for a full-time student is "a student who takes six (6) classes for credit not including a study hall." Special Education students may meet this requirement through similar special education courses. All students will be required to take a minimum of six (6) classes both semesters, all four (4) years. The principal may waive requirements for a diploma in exceptional cases to suit the traits or needs of an individual student.
All students graduating with the class of 2006 and beyond must also meet one of the following:
Note: Students not meeting their graduation criterion after 7 semesters will have the opportunity to meet one of the criteria listed above during their 8th semester, summer school, or thereafter.