Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements2018-10-24T19:19:45+00:00

Classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019

Graduation requirements include:

  1. Students must take each of the three Keystone Exams; Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. (PA and EEACS graduation requirement)
  2. Students will have 3 opportunities to take and score proficient on the Keystone exams

Classes of 2020 and Beyond

Graduation requirements include:

  1. Students are required to show proficiency in the following courses and must take each of the corresponding Keystone Exams; Algebra 1, Biology, and Literature. (PA and EEACS graduation requirement)
  2. If a student scores below proficient on a Keystone Exam, they will need to take and pass the remediation course for Algebra 1 and Biology and maintain no less than a C average in subsequent ELA courses (PA and EEACS graduation requirement).
  3. Students will have 3 opportunities to take and score proficient on the Keystone exams. Students may be required to complete a Project Based Assessment (PBA) for any Keystone they do not pass.

Credits Required for Graduation

  • 4 Credits Business (May substitute other course credit in the case of transfer students)
  • 4 Credits English
  • 3 Credits Math
  • 3 Credits Science
  • 3 Credits Social Studies
  • 1 Credit PE (taken .25 credit per year)
  • .5 Credit Health
  • 2 Credits Foreign Language/or Other Humanities
  • 3 Credits Other Electives
  • 1 Senior Seminar

Minimum Total: 24 Credits

Students must register for:

  • 7 credits in 9th grade
  • 7 credits in 10th grade
  • 7 credits in 11th grade
  • 6 credits in 12th grade

Promotion Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6 Credits earned to be promoted to 10th
  • Minimum of 12 credits earned to be promoted to 11th
  • Minimum of 18 credits to be promoted to 12th

Community Service Hours Required: 25 hours

* PA state minimum requirements for graduation are included in EEACS graduation requirements.

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