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 also take the state provided ACT and OSTP test in United States History and Science. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.  The course credits required to graduate include: 

  • Language arts: 4 credits
  • Math: 3 credits (at or above the rigor of Algebra 1)
  • Lab Science: 3 credits (including Physical Science, Biology and 1 above the rigor of these courses)
  • Social studies: 3 credits (including U.S. History, Oklahoma History, and Government)
  • Other additional from the above areas: 1 credit
  • Personal Financial Literacy: 0.5 credit
  • Technology or 2 units of the same World Language: 2 credits
  • Art or Speech: 1 credit
  • Additional credits of electives: 5.5