Credit Requirements for Graduation & Promotion

Credit Requirements for Graduation

The chart below shows the required minimum number of credits a student needs to graduate from the West Shore School District.

Curricular Area

Planned Courses

Credits for  Graduation

English

4

4.00

Social Studies

3

3.00

Science

3

3.00

Mathematics

3

3.00

Health/Physical Education

3

1.50

Electives

Variable

7.50

TOTAL

 

22.00

Grade Level Promotion

Students attending the high school are required to sign up for six (6) credits per year.  To be promoted from one grade level to the next, students must earn the following credits:

  • Five (5) credits to move from freshman to sophomore status
  • Ten (10) credits to move from sophomore to junior status
  • Sixteen (16) credits to move from junior to senior status (credits must be earned prior to the senior year)

All 22 credits must be earned prior to graduation to participate in graduation ceremonies.  

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