CHS Graduation Requirements (CVA)

CHS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: CVA

Effective: Class of 2012

Units of Credit                                                              Course Area

4.0............................................................................... English

3.0 or 4.0..................................................................... Social Studies (see note 1)

3.0 or 4.0..................................................................... Science (see note 1)

3.0 or 4.0..................................................................... Mathematics (see note 1)

2.0............................................................................... Arts & Humanities (see note 2)

1.0............................................................................... Physical Education

0.8............................................................................... Health I & II

0.2............................................................................... Drivers Education

6.0............................................................................... Electives

24.0 Minimum Total Credits Required for Graduation

Notes:

1. A minimum of ten credits must be earned in the combined social studies, science, and

mathematics areas.

  1. Refer to the Arts & Humanities Electives section of this guidebook for a listing of courses that meet this requirement.

    In addition,

  1. The students in the class of 2016 are all required to completed a graduation project.

  2. All students must pass Keystone examinations in Algebra I, Biology and English Literature, the Keystone Exam retest, or a standards-focused remediation course in mathematics, biology and English.

    *Students new to the district in Grade 12 with passing state test scores will receive

    credit. Students with failing scores must take the remediation course. Students with no scores may take a local standards-aligned test and based on results they will either receive credit or will be scheduled into the remediation course.

  1. Students should remediate course failures in summer school in order to stay on track to graduate with their class.

  2. All students must carry a minimum of five major credits at all times.

  3. The administration cannot make exceptions to these requirements.

  4. CVA students who complete these (minimum) graduation requirements shall receive a standard CHS Diploma.

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