Instruction 128  TWENTY CREDITS FOR GRADUATION

 

Eligibility for graduation from a Manchester high school requires that a student earn a minimum of twenty (20) credits after having attended eight (8) semesters of high school.

                4 Credits – ENGLISH

 

                2½ Credits – SOCIAL STUDIES

                            1 Credit – United States History

                            ½ Credit – Economics

                            ½ Credit – American Constitution/Government

                            ½ Credit – World History

 

                 3 Credits – MATHEMATICS

                            1 Credit-Algebra

                                2 Credits-Electives

 

                2 Credits – SCIENCE

                            1 Credit – Physical Science

                            1 Credit – Biological Science

 

                1 Credit – PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

                ½ Credit – HEALTH EDUCATION

 

                ½ Credit – ARTS EDUCATION

 

                ½ Credit – INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

                

                6 Credits – ELECTIVES

 

Exceptions to this policy can be found in Instruction 130 (Early Graduation)

 

References:

BOSC Policies:

                Instruction 131.2 Alternative Credit Options

                Instruction 131.3 Extended Learning Opportunities

                Instruction 131.4 Online/Virtual Education

 

NHSBA Code IKF

 

8/94, 7/01, 2/06, 11/09

First Reading Coordination: NA

Second Reading and Adoption BOSC: 9/24/12