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Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from Royal High School, students must:

 

1.  Successfully complete the number of credits in each subject area as noted below for a total of 230 credits:

 

     40 units            English   

     30 units            Mathematics

     30 units            Science

     20 units            Physical Education

     10 units            Fine Arts or Foreign Language

     30 units            Social Science

      5 units             Practical Arts

      5 units             Health

      5 units             Computer Education*

     55 units            Electives 

 

2.  Complete a one year course or a combination of two courses that meet or exceed the rigor of the state content standards for Algebra I in order to fulfill part the mathematics graduation requirements. A total of 30 credits in mathematics are also required.

 

Important Notes:

  • For each semester course offering which is completed with a “D” or better, five (5) credits of required or elective credits are issued.  If a course is repeated to improve a grade, credit will be assigned only to the higher grade.
  • All seniors must be enrolled in at least 50 credits during their senior year (at least 5 periods per semester).
  • *Students can meet the Computer Education requirement by completing a portfolio if submitted by the portfolio deadline. See your counselor for more information on this option.
  • THE FINAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MEETING GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS RESTS WITH THE STUDENT AND HIS/HER PARENTS.