• GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

     To obtain a high school diploma, students shall complete at least the following courses in grades 9-12, with each course being one year unless otherwise specified:
     

    JEFFERSON

    TERRA NOVA

    WESTOOR

    (Comprehensive High Schools)

    OCEANA

    (Alternative High School)

    THORNTON

    (Continuation High School)

    English…………….... 40 credits

    (4 years) 

    Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

    English............…….. 40 credits

    (4 years) 

    Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

    English…………….. 40 credits

    (4 years)

     Students must be enrolled in at least one English class every semester of enrollment

    Mathematics……..… 30 credits

    (3 years) 

    Includes a year of math state requirement. 

    Mathematics….….…30 credits

    (3 years) 

    Includes a year of math state requirement.

    Mathematics…..........30 credits

    (3 years) 

    Includes a year of math state requirement.

    Science…………..…..20 credits

    ( 2 years) 

    1 year of biological and 1 year of physical

    Science……………...20 credits

    ( 2 years) 

    1 year of biological and 1 year of physical

    Science…….......…...20 credits

    ( 2 years) 

    1 year of biological and 1 year of physical 

    Social Science…...….30 credits

    ( 3 years)

    1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government

    Social Science…...….30 credits

    (3 years)

    1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government 

    Social Science…......30 credits

    ( 3 years)

    1 year of World History, 1 year of US History, a semester of Economics, and a semester of Government

    Visual Performing Arts or World Language.…10 credits

     (1 year)

    Visual Performing Arts or
    World Language….…10 credits
     
    (1 year)

    Health Education…...5 credits

     
    (1 semester) 

    Health Education..….5 credits

    (1 semester)

     

    Health Education…......5 credits

    (1 semester)

    Electives….............…80 credits

    Physical Education…20 credits

    (2 years)

    Physical Education....20 credits

    (2 years)

     

    Career Technical Education.................10 credits

    (1 year)

    Geography………........10 credits

     
    ( 1 year)

    Electives………..…..60 credits

    Electives……….......…. 60 credits

     

    Community Service: 100 hours
    Senior Exhibition
    Senior Portfolio

    TOTAL CREDITS: 225

    TOTAL CREDITS: 225

    TOTAL CREDITS: 205