High School Graduation Requirements
Satisfactory completion of a program of instruction totaling a minimum of 230 semester credits and the Community Service hour requirement to participate in graduation.
ENGLISH 40 CREDITS REQUIRED
English 9 – 10 credits
English 10 – 10 credits
English 11 – 10 credits
English 12 – 10 credits
SOCIAL SCIENCE 35 CREDITS REQUIRED (30 credits starting with class of 2020)
Geography – 5 credits (9th) (not required starting with class of 2020)
World Hist/Cult/Geo – 10 credits (10th)
U S History/Geo – 10 credits (11th)
American Democracy – 5 credits (12th)
Economics – 5 credits (12th)
MATH 30 CREDITS REQUIRED*
SCIENCE 20 CREDITS REQUIRED**
Physical Science – 10 credits
Life Science – 10 credits
HEALTH 5 CREDITS REQUIRED
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 20 CREDITS REQUIRED
FINE ARTS 10 CREDITS REQUIRED
Art, Digital Photography, Music, Film Making, Foreign Language, Drama, Yearbook.
APPLIED ARTS 10 CREDITS REQUIRED
Coll-Career Sem Via Comp Lit.***,
AP Computer Science, Intro to Computer Programming, Design Tech Survey ,Journalism, any ROP/CTE Offerings may be used to fulfill the Applied Arts requirement.
ELECTIVES 60 CREDITS REQUIRED (65 credits starting with the class of 2020)
MINIMUM REQUIRED TO GRADUATE = 230
*Additional math credits may be required as a student MUST pass a full year of Math 1 or higher math class.
** Students at FTHS will be required to take science in grades 9, 10, and 11 unless their IEP dictates otherwise
*** One semester must be passed to fulfill the College and Career class semester requirement