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Graduation Requirements

MCBOE - Policy No. 4.605
To meet the requirements for graduation, a student shall have attained an approved attendance, conduct and subject matter record which covers a planned program of education, and this record shall be kept on file in the high school.
The program of studies shall include areas and content in these areas within State Board of Education Regulations and shall be flexible enough to facilitate progress from one stage of development to another, thus providing for more effective student adjustment.
The pattern of courses which shall be required of all students in grades nine (9) through twelve (12) shall be in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the State Board of Education and the Board of Education.
Requirements for students entering the 9th grade during the 2009-2010 school year forward:
Before graduation, every student shall
[1] achieve 25 units of credit;
[2] take the required end-of-course assessments; 
[3] have satisfactory records of attendance and conduct, and
[4] an opportunity to take an exit exam to assess readiness for the workplace or higher education (ACT).
[5] pass a state required Civics Exam
Required Credits for Regular Diploma
English - 4
Math - 4
Science - 3 
Social Studies - 3 
Wellness- - 1
Physical Education - 0.5 
Personal Finance - 0.5 
Foreign Language - 2 
Fine Arts -1 
Elective Focus - 3 
Electives - 3 
TOTAL - 25