• Graduation Programs

    Recommended Program
    Distinguished Achievement Program
    English (4 credits)English (4 credits)
    Mathematics (4 credits at H.S.. campus)
    (Minimum Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
    Mathematics (4 credits at H.S. campus)
    (Minimum Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
    Science (4 credits)
    (Including Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
    Science (4 credits)
    (Including Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
    World Geography (1 credit)World Geography (1 credit)
    World History (1 credit)
    World History (1 credit)
    U.S. History (1 credit)
    U.S. History (1 credit)
    U.S. Government (.5 credit)U.S. Government (.5 credit)
    Economics (.5 credit)Economics (.5 credit)
    Communication Applications (.5 credit)Communication Applications (.5 credit)
    Physical Education** (1 credits)Physical Education** (1 credits)
    Fine Arts (1 credit)
    (Art, Music, Theatre, Dance)
    Fine Arts (1 credit)
    (Art, Music, Theatre, Dance)
    World Languages
    (2 credits same language)
    World Languages
    (3 credits same language at HS campus)
    Electives (5.5 credits)
    Electives (4.5 credits)
    4 Advanced Measures (see below)
    Total Credits 26
    Total Credits 26
     
     
    In addition to credit requirements, students must show mastery on the state EXIT LEVEL TAKS TEST, EOC tests, or on state assessments recommended for students with disabilities.
     
    **Students who take drill team, marching band, and cheerleading, upon successful completion of the fall semester, will receive a pe credit. Athletics, dance, and ROTC taken in either fall or spring semester may satisfy the physical education requirement. All students are required to complete 1 credit of physical education for graduation. Students may earn ONLY 1/2 STATE CREDIT PER SEMESTER in a PE EQUIVALENT. A student may not receive a PE credit and PE waiver during the same semester. Students may earn no more than 4 credits toward state graduation requirements in physical education.
     
    Distinguished Achievement Program Advanced Measures include
    -Original research/project (limited to two)
    -College courses with a grade of 3.0 or higher on courses that count for college credit
    -A score of 3 or above on The College Board Advanced Placement examination
    -A score on the PSAT that qualifies a student for recognition as a Commended Scholar or higher by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation; as part of the National Hispanic Scholar Program of The College Board; or as part of the National Achievement Scholarship Program for Outstanding Negro Students of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The PSAT score may count as only one advanced measure regardless of the number of honors received by the student