Graduation Requirements

Credit toward graduation will be given once a student has reached the Ninth Grade. One credit will be awarded for each semester for courses which meet more than three days per week. Courses meeting three days a week or less will be awarded one-half credit per semester. The minimum number of credits required for graduation is fifty (50) and include the following courses:

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum courses meet every day and are scheduled for all students per grade level. Enrollment in these courses is mandatory for all attending students. Students transferring in from other schools will receive appropriate transfer credit and be granted equivalency or a waiver based upon a review of the individualā€™s high school transcripts.

Biblical Studies:
Eight (8) credits (four years, two semester credits per year)

History:
Eight (8) credits (four years, two semester credits per year)

Literature:
Six (6) credits (three years, two semester credits per year)

Rhetoric:
Four (4) credits (two years, two semester credits per year)

Laboratory Science:
Six (6) credits (three years, two semester credits per year)

Mathematics:
Six (6) credits (three years, two semester credits per year)
*Must, as a minimum, successfully complete Algebra II/Trigonometry

Foreign Language:
Four (4) credits of same languageĀ (two years, two semester credits per year)

Philosophy and Debate:
Two (2) credits (two consecutive semesters)

Non-Core Curriculum

Non-Core Curriculum courses vary from one to another in how frequently they meet. Each student has some latitude in when they enroll in these courses. As with the Core Curriculum courses, transferring students will receive credit, equivalency or a waiver based upon a review of their transcripts.

Fine Arts:
Two (2) credits minimum

Physical Education:
One (1) credit minimum

Service:
One (1) credit minimum

Electives

Elective courses are taken to fulfill graduation requirements in which course titles are not specified. Electives may include both Core and Non-Core courses.