Graduation Requirements

H I G H   S C H O O L


English 40 credits
Math (a) 30 credits
Science (b) 20 credits
Social Studies (c) 30 credits
Visual or Performing Arts; or Foreign Language (World Languages) 10 credits
English; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Visual or Performing Arts; Foreign Language (World Languages); Career Technical Education; or Technology Education 20 credits
Physical Education 20 credits
Family Health 5 credits
Ethnic Studies (d) (5 credits) (Requirement begins with the class of 2024)  
Additional Elective Courses 45 credits
Total 220 credits


(a) See Board Policy 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements for information about which mathematics courses meet the graduation requirements.

(b) Including biological and physical sciences.

(c) Including United States history and geography; world history, culture, and geography; a one-semester course in American government and civics; and a one-semester course in economics.

(d) Ethnic Studies requirement (for class of 2024 and beyond) can be fulfilled through the successful completion of a qualifying course that meets the district’s ethnic studies specifications.


  1. 60 hours of community service, targeted toward potential career pathways when possible, or 60 hours of an unpaid non-credit earning internship; or a combination of the two.
  2. Completion of a 10-year college and career-readiness plan prior to beginning tenth grade

For more information, see:

Board Policy 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements and

Administrative Regulation 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements.