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 26 credits to graduate and also pass state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates. The course credits required to graduate include:

  • Language arts: 4 credits
  • Math: 4 credits (including Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2)
  • Science: 4 credits (including Biology, Chemistry, and Physics)
  • Social studies: 4 credits (including World Geography, World History, U.S. History, and Government/Economics)
  • Fine Art: 1 credit
  • Health: 0.5 credit
  • Physical education: 1 credit
  • World Language: 2 credits
  • Additional required electives: 5.5 credits