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High School Graduation Requirements

The following graduation requirements are specific to Creative Arts Secondary School.  You must satisfactory meet all 4 graduation requirements in a timely manner to participate in commencement exercises and receive a high school diploma from Creative Arts Secondary School.
    1. Students must earn a minimum of 86 credits (for Classes of 2022-2024) to graduate.
    2. Earned credits must consists of the following coursework:
    • 4 years of English (16 credits)
    • 3 years of Math (12 credits)
    • 4 years of Social Studies (16 credits) 
    • 3 years of Science (12 credits) - must have 1 year of Biology and 1 full year of Chemistry or Physics; you may not combine partial year of Chemistry and Physics
    • 2 semesters of Fine Arts (4 credits)
    • 1 semester of Physical Education (2 credits)
    • 1 semester of Health (2 credits)
    • 1 semester of Career & Technical Education (2 credits)
    • 20 elective credits

    3. Taken the ACT, Accuplacer Test, or equivalent standardized test.
    4. Fulfill Senior Obligations.

    • Returned all textbooks, library books and iPad
    • Have no outstanding fees (technology, late library books, and other school-related fees)
    • Completed Senior Survey

    **Students passing concurrent enrollment courses (PSEO) will receive both high school and college credit. See your school counselor for more information.

    Need to make up Credits or Classes?

    Students deficient in credits and/or required coursework for graduation are encouraged to participate in credit recovery options.  Please see your School Counselor for your recovery options. 

    To ensure students are on track to graduate in June of their senior year, please review graduation requirements and make an appointment with your school counselor for a credit check.