Graduation Requirements

DGF GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CLASS OF 2020 – 2022

All students shall successfully complete the following courses (24 credits):

A. Four credits of Language Arts to include:

    • One credit: Grade 9 English
    • One credit: Grade 10 English
    • One credit: Grade 11 English
    • One credit: Grade 12 English Elective

B. Four credits of Social Studies to include:

    • 1⁄2 credit: Geography
    • 1⁄2 credit: Civics
    • One credit: U.S. History
    • One credit: World History
    • 1⁄2 credit: Government
    • 1⁄2 credit: Economics

C. Three credits of Science to include:

    • One credit: Intro to Physics/Intro to Chemistry
    • One credit: Biology
    • One credit: Chemistry, Physics, or Environmental Science

D. Three credits of Math to include:

    • One credit: Algebra or Integrated/Concepts Algebra
    • One credit: Algebra II or Integrated/Concepts Algebra II
    • One credit: Geometry or Integrated/Concepts Geometry/Stats

E. Other required credits:

    • 1⁄2 credit: Technology Elective
    • 1⁄2 credit: Personal Finance
    • 1⁄2 credit: Health
    • 1⁄2 credit Physical Education 9
    • 1⁄2 credit: Physical Education 10
    • 1⁄2 credit: Physical Education choice in grades 11-12

F. Academic Arts to be chosen from one or a combination of the following content areas:

    • Music - One credit
    • Visual Arts - One Cred
    • 1/2 credit each of Music and Visual Arts

G. Remaining semester credits are of the student’s choice or the student has met requirements of an IEP/504.

*Students must be registered for class all seven periods or the equivalence thereof.