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 include: 

  • Language Arts: 4 credits
  • Math: 3 credits (including Algebra 1 or above)
  • Science: 3 credits (a minimum of 2 Science credits must be designated lab Science courses)
  • Social Studies: 3 credits
  • Health: 1 credit
  • Physical Education: 1 credit
  • Second Language, The Arts, Career & Technical Education: 3 credits
  • Electives: 6 credits