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HS Graduation Requirements

What follows is a reflection of board policy 6:300-E3 referenced as "Local High School Graduation Requirements (in Accordance with State Law)".

 

Subject Area and Credit Completion Graduation Requirements

  • 4.0 credits of English & Language Arts
  • 3.0 credits of Mathematics
  • 3.0 credits of Science
  • 2.5 credits of Social Science*

* One of which must be an American History course

 

Total Credits Needed for Graduation

As the district transitions from 8-block to traditional 7-period scheduling and offers American Government at the 8th grade level, total credit requirements for graduation will evolve as outlined below.

  1. Class of 2017 – 25 credits
  2. Class of 2018 – 24 credits
  3. Class of 2019 and beyond – 24.5 credits

 

American Goverment Examination Graduation Requirement

All students must pass an examination on the following content.

  1. American patriotism and the principles of representative government, as enunciated in the American Declaration of Independence
  2. The Constitution of the United States of America
  3. The Constitution of the State of Illinois
  4. Proper use and display of the American flag

 

Required Participation in Accordance with State Law

  1. Health Education – Each student shall take the equivalent of one semester. Course substitutions in accordance with 6:310 are allowed.
  2. Physical Education – Each student shall be required to take physical education daily. Course substitutions in accordance with 6:310 are allowed.
  3. Consumer Education – Each student shall take the equivalent of nine weeks. Course substitutions in accordance with 6:310 are allowed.
  4. American Government – Each student shall take a course covering the content of 1-4 above for the equivalent of at least one hour per week.

 

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325 Kentucky Avenue
Williamsfield, IL, 61489
School Office: (309)-639-2216
District Office: (309)-639-2219