High School Graduation Requirements

General 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