• GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS & ENDORSEMENTS

    GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS & PLANS

    Distinguished Level of Achievement Graduation Plan – 26 Credits

    Student must fulfill the Graduation requirements of at least 1 of the 5 Endorsements below and successfully complete Algebra 2.

    Foundation + Endorsement Graduation Plan – 26 Credits

    STEM

    BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

    PUBLIC SERVICE

    ARTS & HUMANITIES

    MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3, & one advanced English

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3, & one advanced English

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3, & one advanced English

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3, & one advanced English

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3, & one advanced English

    4 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 & one advanced math

    4 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry & two advanced math

    4 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry & two advanced math

    4 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry & two advanced math

    4 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry & two advanced math

    4 Science – Biology, Chemistry, Physics & one advanced science

    4 Science – Biology, IPC or Chemistry or Physics & two advanced science

    4 Science – Biology, IPC or Chemistry or Physics & two advanced science

    4 Science – Biology, IPC or Chemistry or Physics & two advanced science

    4 Science – Biology, IPC or Chemistry or Physics & two advanced science

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    2 LOTE

    2 LOTE 

    2 LOTE 

    2 LOTE 

    2 LOTE 

    1 Physical Education

    1 Physical Education

    1 Physical Education

    1 Physical Education

    1 Physical Education

    1 Fine Arts

    1 Fine Arts

    1 Fine Arts

    1 Fine Arts

    1 Fine Arts

    4 Electives in STEM Pathway

    4 Electives in Business & Industry Pathway

    4 Electives in Public Service Pathway

    4 Electives in Arts & Humanities Pathway

    4 Electives in Multidisciplinary Pathway

    2 Additional Elective

    2 Additional Elective

    2 Additional Elective

    2 Additional Elective

    2 Additional Elective


    Foundation Graduation Plan – 22 Credits*

    *Students can only declare the Foundation Graduation Plan after sophomore year.  Requires administrative approval.

    4 English – ELA 1, 2, 3 & one advanced

    3 Science – Biology, IPC OR Chem. OR Physics, or one advanced

    3 Math – Algebra 1, Geometry & one advanced 

    4 Social Studies – World Geography, World History, US History, Government (.5) & Economics (.5)

    2 LOTE

    1 Physical Education

    1 Fine Arts

    5 Electives


    State Assessments Required for Graduation
     for ALL Graduation plans

    • English 1
    • English 2
    • Biology
    • Algebra 1
    • US History      

    Performance Acknowledgements

    • Outstanding Performance:  Dual credit coursework, bilingualism/biliteracy, AP, PSAT, SAT, ACT-Plan or ACT.
    • Certification: Nationally or internationally recognized business or industry certification or license.


    ENDORSEMENTS

    Student directions to declare/change an Endorsement

    1. Log-in to your Student Access (Skyward) account.
    2. Click on the link "Open Student Access."  If the button says "Family Access" you must log out and log in with your student name and password.
    3. Click "Endorsements" on the menu on the left of the screen.
    4. Please select the option that applies to you.
      1. If you have not declared an Endorsement, you will see the link "Declare an Endorsement," please click this link.  A pop-up window will open where you will select your Endorsement from the pull down window on the top of the page, click "I Agree," and save.  PLEASE DO NOT SELECT AN OPTION AT THIS TIME.
      2.  If you declared an Endorsement but want to change, then you need to click the red X beside your current Endorsement.  A pop-up window will open where you will select your Endorsement from the pull down window on the top of the page, click "I Agree," and save.  PLEASE DO NOT SELECT AN OPTION AT THIS TIME.
    5. Student name and date should appear in green on the Endorsement page.  It is now time to have your parent/guardian approve your Endorsement. 

     

    Parent directions to Approve your student's Endorsement

    1. Log-in to your Family Access (Skyward) account.
    2. If you have more than one student, select your student from the pull-down menu at the top of the page.
    3. Click "Endorsements" on the menu on the left of the screen.
    4. You will see "Guardian Signature is Required." in red and (Sign) in blue.  Please click the (Sign) link.
    5. In the pop-up window, please check the "I Agree" box and Submit Signature.
    6. Student and Parent/Guardian name should appear in green on the Endorsement page.  You are all done.
     
    If you have questions or need assistance with your Skyward log-in, please contact the Guidance Office.