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High School Planning

Grade Level Planning

High School Graduation & College Admissions Requirements

Subject Requirements High School Graduation Requirements University Admission Requirements
English 40 40
Math 20 (Algebra I and Geometry) 30 (4 years recommended)
Science 20 20 (2-4 years recommended)
Social Science 30 20
World Language* 10 20 (3-4 years recommended)
Fine Art/
Visual & Performing Arts*
10 10
Applied Academics* 10  
Physical Education 20  
Electives 60 10 (approved College Prep elective)
Other Requirements   SAT/ACT & SAT II
Subject Credits 220 150

*World Language, Fine Art/Visual & Performing Arts and Applied Academics are considered Selective Electives. Students must complete 10 credits each in two (2) of the three (3) Selective Elective areas.

Four Year Planning

Students and parents can be overwhelmed by the complexity of writing a four-year high school plan. It is a daunting task. There are so many things to consider and so many unknowns. One thing that makes the four-year high school plan complicated is that many of you are really doing two things at the same time:

  1. Completing high school graduation requirements; and
  2. Completing college entrance requirements.

View a comparison of the two sets of requirements below.

Draft a four-year plan toward high school graduation and college eligibility (fill in your course work with a pencil or edit on the computer and save for future reference.) Here is a sample of a four year plan as a reference if needed.