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Graduation Requirements

For ALL Graduating Classes:

My Life Plan (MLP)- Completion of MLP Milestones, grades 9-12

  • MLP consists of multiple activities each year focused on preparing students for life after high school. 
  • Some activities, called milestones, have been updated since older years to keep with the most up-to-date college and career readiness reserach.
  • For additional information, see MPS District Counseling's MLP Website 

 

Credit Requirements for Graduation:  Class of 2018:

1 credit= 1 year-long course (0.25 credit can be earned per quarter-long course)

 

Subject Area

Credits Needed

Including

 

Language Arts

4.0

 

 

Social Studies

4.0

·        U.S. history

·        Geography

·        World history

·        Government and citizenship

·        Economics

Mathematics

3.0

·        Geometry

·        Algebra II or Statistics and Probability

 

Science

3.0

·        Semester each of Biology 1 & Biology 2

·        Chemistry

·        Semester each of Physics 1 & Physics 2

 

Arts

1.0

 

 

Physical Education

1.0

 

 

Health

1.0

 

 

Elective

4.5

 

 

 

 

Credit Requirements for Graduation: Class of 2019 and Beyond:

 

Subject Area

Credits Needed

Including

Language Arts

4.0

 

Social Studies

3.5*

·        U.S. History

·        Geography

·        World history

·        Government and citizenship

·        Economics

Mathematics

3.0

·        Geometry (year-long)

·        Algebra II or Statistics and Probability (year-long)

Science

3.0

·        Biology (year-long)

·        Chemistry or Physics (year-long)

Arts

1.0

 

Physical Education

0.5

 

Health

0.5

 

Elective

6.0

 

*Southwest students will complete 4 years (4.0 credits) of Social Studies