Graduation Requirements

1. STUDENT HAS EARNED 21 TOTAL CREDITS

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING CLASSES:

– 4 YEARS OF ENGLISH
– 3 YEARS OF MATH
– 3 CREDITS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE (INCLUDING CONSUMER ECONOMICS)
– 3 YEARS OF SCIENCE (INCLUDING CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES CLASS)
– 1 CREDIT IN EITHER FOREIGN LANGUAGE, FINE ARTS OR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
– 1 CREDIT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION (INCLUDING HEALTH EDUCATION)
– 5 CREDITS IN ADDITIONAL COURSES NOT LISTED ABOVE

2. 2-4 GRADE LEVEL GROWTH ON STAR TEST
(MUST AT 10TH GRADE READING LEVEL OR HIGHER IN READING)

3. PASSED PUBLIC LAW 195

4. COMPLETION OF RESEARCH PAPER

5. PSAE TEST TAKEN

6. ACT TEST TAKEN

7. SENIOR EXIT SURVEY COMPLETED

8. SENIOR POST HIGH SCHOOL PLAN ON FILE

9. COMPLETION OF SENIOR PORTFOLIO

10. PASSING GRADE IN DRIVER’S EDUCATION

11. FAFSA COMPLETED

12. ONE YEAR RESIDENCY AT SCHOOL

13. ATTENDANCE AND COMPLETION OF SEMESTER 2 CLASSES

14. GRADUATION FEE-$90 PAID

15. 40 HOURS OF APPROVED COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Graduation Requirements and Grading Policy

21 credits are required to graduate

  • 4 credits in English
  • 3 credits in Math
  • 3 credits in Social Science (must include Government+ Consumer Ec)
  • 2 credits in Science (must include Biology + Conservation)
  • 1 credits in Art or Music
  • 1 credit in Physical Education (must include Health)
  • 6 credits in Electives and/or Vocational Education
  • 1 credit in Transitions/Pathways

Additional Requirements

  • One year residency in school
  • PSAE completion
  • 10th garde level on STAR test
  • 40 hours of approved service-learning activities
  • Passing grade on Constitution test (Public Law 195)
  • Minimum of 10th grade reading level on TABE test
  • Completion of Drivers’ Ed class
  • Senior Portfolio
  • Research Paper approved and completed
  • FAFSA filled out + mailed
  • Senior Exit Survey and Post High School Plan on file

Grading Policy
Grades are issued three times in one semester (roughly every six – seven weeks). These three grades are averaged together for the semester grade. ½ a credit is earned each semester for those classes in which the student earned a “C” or better and had an attendance rate of 80% or better. Students take six classes a school year and can earn a credit in each.
Sullivan House grades consist of the following letter grades – A, B, C and NC
Grading Scale:
90 – 100 = A
80 – 89 = B
70 – 79 = C
No credit (nc) is given for a score under 70% –there are no “Ds” or “Fs” grades

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