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Graduation Requirements

Students must take at least 6 academic subjects per year and complete a total of 24 credits that includes the following courses:

English - 4 credits

Math - 3 credits

Must include .5 Credit of Statistics*

*beginning with the Class of 2023

Social Studies - 3.5 credits

1 credit of Geography*

1 credit of World History*

*beginning with the Class of 2024

1 credit of US History**

.5 credit of an elective**

**beginning with the Class of 2022

Science - 3 credits

1 credit of Earth Science

1 credit of Biology

.5 credit of Chemistry

.5 credit of Physics

Fine Arts - 1 credit

Health - .5 credit

Physical Education - 1 credit

General College Preparation Guidelines

For students planning to attend a 4 Year College/University you will need the following courses:

College Preparatory English - 4 years

Algebra 1,2

Geometry

Lab Science (2 or 3) - Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Social Studies - 2 years

Foreign Language - 2 or more years of the same language

For students planning to attend a 2 Year Community College you will need the following courses:

English - 4 years

Algebra 1 - required

Algebra 2 - recommended

Geometry - recommended

Social Studies - 2 years

Science - 1 year (Physics or Chemistry recommended) Lab - recommended

Training at Waldo County Tech Center recommended

Many selective colleges will require four years of college prep curriculum: English, math science, social studies and foreign language.