The academic programs are composed of courses designed to challenge the ability levels of all students. The graduation requirements are designed to meet the minimum requirements for college entrance and/or job applications.
4 credits in English
3 credits in Religion (min. 1/2 credit each year and Junior Retreat) plus
Service Hours Requirement (Frosh 10, Soph 20, Jr 20)
2 1/2 credits in Social Studies (1 World Studies, 1 US History, 1/2 credit in American Government and a passing grade on the Constitution Exam)
3 credits in Mathematics
2 credits in Laboratory Science (1/2 Physical Science, 1 Biology)
2 credits in Physical Education/Health
1 1/2 credit in Business (1/2 Keybd/WP, 1/2 Computer Apps, 1/2 Essential of Economics)
1 credit in Fine Arts (usually 1/2 Intro Music and 1/2 Principles of Visual Design)
Students are required to take a typing course (or demonstrate typing proficiency) in order to enter junior year. Keyboarding/Word Processing will be offered freshman and/or sophomore year.
In order to participate in the Graduation Exercises, a student must have met all the requirements indicated. Students deficient in any credits will not be allowed to participate in the Graduation Exercises.