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 21.5 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
  • Math: 3 credits (including Geometry and Algebra 2)
  • Science: 3 credits (including Biology, and Chemistry or Physics
  • Social studies: 3.5 credits (including World History, U.S. History, American Government, Economics and World Geography)
  • Physical education: 0.5 credit
  • Health: 0.5 credit
  • Humanities & Arts: 1 credit
  • Other electives: 6