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Graduation Requirements

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The following items shall apply to the scheduling of high school students:

  1. All students will be in attendance six (6) hours (as outlined in policy entitled "Length of School Day for High School Students").
  2. The minimum load for a full time student shall be six (6) classes per semester.

     

Subject

Credits

Required Courses

Language Arts

4

English I, II, III, IV

Mathematics                                                                    

4

 

Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry & 1 Math elective

Note: Must take and pass a math class each year

Science

3

Int. Science, Biology, & 1 Science Elective

Social Studies    

3

U.S. History, Civics, and World History        

Health & PE I                             

½ each

Note: Students who successfully complete NJROTC I or Marching Band will receive ½ credit in PE. 

Arts & Humanities                                    

1

Note: Students may take the History and Appreciation of Visual and Performing Arts course or one of the following: Drama I/Drama II; Visual Arts I, II, III, IV, or AP Studio Art; Chorus, Band, or Piano Keyboard.

NOTE:  Electives required vary with graduation year.

 

CREDIT REQUIREMENT SCALE POLICY

Credits Needed

Class of 2018

CLASS OF 2019

CLASS OF 2020

Class of 2021

To Graduate

22

22

22

22

To Be Senior

16

16

16

16

To Be Junior

10

10

10

10

To Be Sophomore

5

5

5

5

                         

 

This scale has been used in transition from a seven-period to a five-period day to a six-period day.  Students transferring to NLHS from an alternate schedule with different graduation/credit requirements will have credits pro-rated accordingly, either up or

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