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. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates. The course credits required to graduate online schooling for high school include:

  • Language arts: 4 credits
  • Mathematics: (Algebra 1 - 1 credit, Other math - 2 credits, Consumer Math or Intro to Business - 0.5 credit)
  • Science: 3 credits (Physical Science - 1 credit, Biology - 1 credit, Other science - 1 credit) 
  • Social studies: 3 credits (Geography - 1 credit, U.S. History - 1 credit, American Government - 0.5 credit, Economics - 0.5 credit)
  • Physical education: 2 credits
  • Health: 1 credit
  • Personal Finance: 2 credits
  • Fine Arts: 0.5 credit
  • Successful completion of a CPR training course