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Graduation Requirements

Leavenworth High School Graduation Requirements


Credit Requirements for Diploma

A credit is defined as the completion of a class which meets for a full semester. To earn a diploma from Leavenworth Senior High School students must earn a minimum of 23 credits.


Explanation of Terms

AP=Advanced Placement

.5 credit=1 successful semester


Fine Arts (1 credit)

·        Drama

·        Art

·        Music

·        Journalism


English/Language Arts (4 credits)


Social Studies (3 credits)

·        US History or AP US History

·        Government, AP Government, or Law/Psychology, Sociology, or Economics

·        People, Places & Culture, World History, AP European History, or AP World History


Mathematics (3 credits)

·        Algebra I or Equivalent

·        Other


Science (3 credits)

·        Biology

·        Physical Science (Earth Science or Chemistry)


PE (2 credits)

·        Freshman PE and Health

·        Other (PE or JROTC)


Practical Art (.5 credit)

·        Computer Technology/Business

·        Family and Consumer Science

·        Technology Education


Electives (6.5 credits)


Total needed for graduation: 23 credits