Graduation Requirements


Preparing Online School Students for Graduation


Connections Academy provides in-depth support to ensure that online school students understand their graduation requirements and are well prepared for life beyond high school.

High School Graduation Requirements

Students must successfully earn a minimum of 24 credits to graduate and participate in state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.

The course credits required to graduate include:

  • English: 4 credits
  • Math: 4 credits
  • Science: 4 credits (2 credits must be from lab-based courses)
  • Social studies: 4 credits
  • Career Technical/Fine Arts/World Languages: 3 credits
  • Career Preparation: 1 credit
  • Health/Physical Education: 1.5 credit
  • Additional courses: 2.5 credits