The New High School Promotion PolicyEffective 7/1/2017Please note that graduation requirements have not changed; however the updates impact the promotion from grade to grade.
Beginning in 2017-18, students must earn the following in order to be promoted:
Change from previous policy and practice
Grade 9 to 10
At least 5 credits, including English I, ESOL English I, or Algebra I.
Previously, students had to earn at least 4 credits in any subject
Grade 10 to 11
At least 10 credits in total, including 3 credits in English I, ESOL English I, Algebra I, English II, ESOL English II, and Geometry, and 1 credit in social studies and science.
Previously, students had to earn at least 9 credits in any subject.
Grade 11 to 12
At least 15 credits in total, including 5 credits in English I, English II, English III, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, and 3 credits in science and social studies (at least one in each).
Previously, students must have earned at least 15 credits in any subject.