Students must successfully earn a minimum of 20 credits to graduate. A minimum of 5 credits must be earned at Great River Connections Academy (GRCA), and at least 1.5 credits must be earned in the semester immediately prior to graduation. students will first need to meet competency by scoring at least a 684 on their Algebra 1 and English 10 End of Course exams. If these scores are not met after two attempts, an alternative competency pathway can be utilized.
Students must also receive at least two seals in order to graduate. Seals are a way for students to show they have received specific skills and knowledge to make them valuable in their post secondary paths. Please see the Ohio Department of Education for the full list of Ohio Graduation options.
The course credits required to graduate include:
- English: 4 credits
- Math: 4 credits (including Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2)
- Science: 3 credits (including Life Science, Physical Science, and an Advanced Science)
- Social studies: 3 credits (including U.S. History and Government)
- Physical education: 0.5 credits
- Health: 0.5 credits
- Financial Literacy
- Fine Arts: 1 credit
- Electives: 4 credits