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 21 credits to graduate, with at least 1.5 credits earned in the semester immediately prior to graduation. A student must be enrolled in Reach Cyber the semester immediately prior to graduation and not be a full-time student enrolled in any other school. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates. The following graduation requirements include: 

  • Language arts: 4 credits (including Literature and Composition)
  • Math: 3 credits (including Algebra I)
  • Science: 3 credits (including Biology)
  • Social studies: 3 credits (including History and Government of the United States)
  • Health and Physical Education: 1 credit
  • Arts and Humanities (or both): 2 credits
  • Electives: 5 credits (Student selects five additional courses from among those approved for credit toward graduation by the school including approved vocational education courses)