Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

The requirements for graduation from high school include earning twenty-three (23) units of credit in grades nine through twelve as follows.

 

Subject Units Required
English 4.0
Speech 0.5
Social Studies 3.0
Mathematics 3.0
Science 3.0
Physical Education 1.5
Health 0.5
Financial Literacy 0.5
Electives 7.0

 

A minimum of three years of science is required for graduation, and this must include a minimum of one year of a biological science and one year of a physical science. Additionally, a minimum of three years of math is required for graduation, beginning with Algebra and/or beyond. Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses and/or Computer Science courses taught by a licensed math or science teacher respectively may count up to 1.0 credit of the required 3.0 math or science graduation requirement. Per WI Act 55, to graduate a student must take “a civics test comprised of 100 questions that are identical to the 100 questions that may be asked of an individual during the process of applying for U.S. citizenship by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the pupil [must] correctly answer at least 60 of those questions."

 

See School Board Policy 5460 and Administrative Guidelines for additional information.  See School Board Policy 5460.01 and Administrative Guidelines for additional information regarding the civics test.