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Graduation

Graduation Requirements

The following are the credit requirements for each graduating class:

  • Class of 2017 - Students need 26.5 out of 28.5 possible to graduate
  • Class of 2018 - Students need 25 out of 27 possible to graduate
  • Class of 2019 - Students need 23.5 out of 25.6 possible to graduate
  • Class of 2020 - Students need 23 out of 24 possible to graduate

Each student must select 6 credits each year. Students who wish to receive credits through outside agencies such as correspondence, night school, and/or summer school must have approval from their counselor or an administrator prior to enrollment.

The Class of 2011 and beyond must fulfill the requirements of the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC). The following are required courses for the MMC and should be taken into consideration each year when scheduling.

COURSES

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

MATHEMATICS

4

Algebra 1

1

Geometry

1

Algebra II/Trigonometry

1

Math or Math-Related Course

(senior year)

1

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

4

English 9

1

English 10

1

English 11

1

English 12

1

SCIENCE

3

Biology

1

Chemistry or Physics

1

Additional Science Credit

1

SOCIAL STUDIES

3

World History and Geography

1

U.S. History and Geography

1

Civics

0.5

Economics

0.5

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1

Physical Education

0.5

Health

0.5

VISUAL/PERFORMING/APPLIED ART

1

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

2 credits- Foreign Language

or

1 Year + Additional VPAA

ONLINE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Credit Deficiency

At some point in a students high school career, it may be necessary to take additional courses to make up for lost credit. There are a few different options for making up credit, which include:

  • Summer School - summer school is offered through the E2020 credit recovery computer program. See your counselor for more information.
  • Night School - night school classes are offered through the E2020 credit recovery program.

We encourage any student who is credit deficient to contact his/her counselor immediately to arrange the best option for making up credits.