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. 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: 3 credits
  • Social Studies: 3 credits (American Government - 1 credit, U.S. History - 1 credit, World History - 1 credit)
  • Science: 3 credits (Physical/Earth Science - 1 credit, Biology - 1 credit, Other science - 1 credit)
  • Fine Arts: 1 credit (Art History - 1 credit, or Digital Photography - 0.5 credit, Digital Arts - 0.5 credit, Living Music - 0.5 credit)
  • Health: 0.5 credit
  • Physical Education: 1.5 credits
  • Personal Finance: 0.5 credit
  • Electives: 6.5 credits
  • Must pass the Wisconsin Civics Graduation Exam