Graduation Requirements

  • To earn a diploma from Jefferson High School, students must earn a total of 225 credits and successfully complete the following subject requirements:

    English - 4 years (40 credits)

    Math - 3 years (30 credits, including 1 yr. of Algebra)

    Science - 2 years (20 credits, including 1 yr. biological, 1 yr. physical)

    Social Studies - 3 years (30 credits, including 1 yr. Wld. History, 1 yr. U.S. History, 1 sem. Gov./1 sem. Econ.)

    Language Other Than English or Visual Performing Art - 1 year (10 credits)

    Career Technical Education - 1 year (10 credits)

    Physical Education - 2 years (20 credits)

    Health - 1 semester (5 credits)

    Electives - 6 years (60 credits)