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NHS Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Each student shall earn a minimum of 235 credits. Included are these specific requirements:

English...................................................................40 credits

Visual & Performing Arts/Foreign Language.....10 credits

Health......................................................................5 credits

Mathematics...........................................................30 credits 
*Must pass Algebra I

Physical Education...............................................20 credits 
*10 credits required during 9th grade. Students must pass the Fitnessgram Test

Science..................................................................20 credits

Social Studies*.....................................................30 credits
*Must include:
World History—10 credits
U.S. History—10 credits
American Government—5 credits
Economics—5 credits

Pathway................................................30 credits

Electives.....................................................................50 credits

Community Service............................................. 20 hours
Juniors and seniors will be required to complete 10 hours per year of community service with a non-profit organization (through social studies classes). Community Service Forms are available in the Counseling Office.