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 23 credits to graduate and participate in state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates. The course credits required to graduate online schooling for high school include:

  • English: 4 credits
  • Geometry: 1 credit
  • Algebra 2: 1 credit
  • Other Math Course (Not Algebra 1): 1.5 credits
  • Biology: 1 credit
  • Chemistry or Physics: 1 credit
  • Other Science Course: 1 credit
  • U.S. History: 1 credit
  • World History: 1 credit
  • American Government: 0.5 credits
  • World Geography: 0.5 credits
  • Economics: 0.5 credits
  • Health: 0.5 credits
  • Physical Education: 0.5 credits
  • Career Planning/Skill Development: 0.5 credits
  • College Prep with ACT: 0.5 credits
  • Business/Technology Elective: 0.5 credits
  • Art Elective: 1 credit
  • Other Electives: 5.5 credits

23 total credits for graduation