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
  • 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
  • Personal Finance: 0.5 credits
  • Fine Arts: 1 credit
  • Additional credits of electives are required