To graduate, a student must earn a minimum of 24 credits. The following requirements must be successfully completed in order to graduate:

SUBJECT RECOMMENDED MINIMUM
English 4 Credits 4 Credits
Mathematics 3 or 4 Credits 3 Credits
– Algebra 1 Credits
– Geometry 1 Credits
– Math Elective 1 Credits
Science 3 or 4 Credits 2 Credits
– Life Science 1 Credits
– Physical Science 1 Credits
Social Studies 3 Credits 2.5 Credits
– World History 1 Credits
– U.S. History 1 Credits
– Government1 0.5 Credits
Consumer Education (Economics) 0.5 Credits
Drivers Education Classroom
Physical Education2 4 Credits 4 Credits
Health 0.5 Credits
Humanities3 2 or more credits 1 Credits
Required State Testing4

1 Every student is required to perform satisfactorily on the examination of the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Illinois and the display of the flag.
2Every student must enroll in a Physical Education course during each semester of attendance, except when enrolled in Health.
3The Humanities requirement for graduation may be fulfilled by taking courses in Art, Music, Vocational Education and/or World Languages.
4Students must take any state required standardized test in the grade prescribed prior to graduating.
In unique circumstances the Superintendent or designee may waive or modify graduation requirements not required by The School Code.

Grade Levels

Grade Status School Years Completed No. of Credits
Freshman Less than 6
Sophomore 1 6
Junior 2 12
Senior 3 18
Graduation 24 Credits