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 22.5 credits to graduate and participate in the state mandated Education and Career Action Plan. In addition, students must pass the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization civics exam (House Bill 2064). Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.

The course credits required to graduate include:

  • Language arts: 4 credits
  • Math: 4 credits (including Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and a fourth year of higher level math)
  • Science: 3 credits (including Biology and Physical Science)
  • Social studies: 3 credits (including World History, U.S. History, Government, and Economics)
  • Physical education: 0.5 credits
  • Health: 0.5 credits
  • Personal Finance: 0.5 credits
  • Fine Arts/CTE: 1 credit
  • Additional electives: 7 credits