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High School Graduation Requirements

 

VANTAGE POINT EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

English/Language Arts

4

REQUIRED:  9th Grade English Lit/Comp AND American Lit. The following are acceptable to fulfill remaining requirements: British Lit; World Lit; Contemporary Lit; 10th Grade Lit/Comp; Multicultural Lit; AP English Lit/Comp; AP English Lang/Comp; or an English from VPE approved list.

Mathematics

4

REQUIRED:  Algebra I; Algebra II; Geometry. The following are acceptable to fulfill remaining requirements: Statistics; Precalcus; Calculus; AP Statistics; AP Calculus; or a fourth math from VPE approved list.  If Algebra I is taken in 8th grade, IT DOES NOT count as one of the 4 required high school math courses - it will only count as an elective.

Science 

4

REQUIRED:  (1) Biology; (2) Physical Science OR Physics; (3) Chemistry OR Earth Systems OR Environmental Science OR AP; (4) Any science from VPE approved list.

Social Studies 

3

  REQUIRED:  US History (or AP); World History (or AP); American Gov/Civics (or AP) AND Econ (or AP) - .5 credits each.  A fourth Social Studies course from VPE approved list will count as an elective. 

Foreign Language OR American Sign Language

2

REQUIRED:  Two years of the same foreign language or American Sign Language. A foreign language taken in 8th grade can count as a high school credit if the next consecutive level of the same language is taken in 9th grade, but no later.

Fine Arts , OR CTAE, OR 3rd year of foreign language

1

EXAMPLES:  Fine Arts - Band, Dance, Photography, Drawing; CTAE - Agriculture, Architecture, Construction, Communications, Business, Culinary Arts, Engineering and Technology, Marketing

Health AND Physical Education

1

REQUIRED:  Minimum of one (1) semester of each

Electives 

4

 Any course not used to fulfill a core course requirement

Total Minimum Required Credits

23

  

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