Junior High School Graduation Requirements

Students shall receive diplomas of graduation from junior high/middle school only after completing the prescribed course of study and meeting the standards of proficiency established by the District.

CLASS
SEMESTERS
English
4
Mathematics
4
Science
Life Science (Grade 7)
Physical Science (Grade 8)

2
2
Social Science
World History (Grade 7)
U.S. History (Grade 8)
2
2
 

U.S. Constitution Test

In order to receive a diploma of graduation, students must receive a passing grade on a District U.S. Constitution test.


Standards of Proficiency / Subject Failure

Retention in Grade 8 shall be based on the following:

  1. Proficiency Expectations - Students must pass proficiency expectations in any combination of two or more areas: reading, writing or math.
  2. Subject Failure - Students will be retained if they receive three or more "F's" on any semester grade in the following subjects: math, English, social science or science. (All courses are one semester.)