Promotion Policy

Minimum Requirements

(Students may take between 5 and 9 credits each year)

FRESHMAN (9th Grade)

Must have completed at least four (4) units of study from Middle School from the following core subjects:

  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Science, or
  • Language other than English.

SOPHOMORE (10th Grade)

Must have accumulated at least five (5) High School credits including:

  • one (1) credit of English,
  • one (1) credit of Social Studies, and
  • successfully completed one year of Physical Education.

The remaining two (2) credits may be taken from:

  • Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Occupational Education,
  • Art and/or Music, or
  • Language other than English.

JUNIOR (11th Grade)

Must have accumulated at least ten (10) credits including:

  • two (2) credits of English,
  • two (2) credits of Social Studies, and
  • one (1) credit of Physical Education.

The remaining five (5) credits may be taken from:

  • Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Occupational Education, Art and/or Music,
  • Language other than English, etc.

In addition, the student must be able to fulfill all requirements for graduation, including sequences in two years.

SENIOR (12th Grade)

Must have accumulated at least sixteen (16) credits including:

  • three(3) credits of English,
  • three (3) credits of Social Studies,
  • one (1) credit of Mathematics,
  • one(1) credit of Science, and
  • one and one-half (1½) credits of Physical Education.

The remaining five and one-half (5½) credits may be taken from:

  • Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Occupational Education,
  • Art and/or Music, Language other than English etc.

In addition, the student must be able to fulfill all requirements for graduation including sequences, in one school year. Special programs of study, which do not conform to the above outline, must be approved and constructed cooperatively with the School Counselor and the Principal. Any course required for graduation must be repeated if failed. Students are required to pass sequential courses before being allowed to enroll in the next level.