Students must earn 28.5 credits, comprised as shown in the table below, and demonstrate proficiency in the Pennsylvania Academic Standards to graduate. For a breakdown of courses included within each subject area, refer to the Pennsylvania State Standards, found in the resource section below.

Graduation Requirements

Subject Credits Required
English 4
Social Studies 4
Science 3
Mathematics 4
Arts/Humanities 3
Physical Education 2
Health 1
Safety Education 0.5
Independent Living 0.5
Graduation Project 0.5
Total Required to Graduate 28.5

Credit Levels

Grade Minimum
10 7
11 14
12 21.5
  • In order to advance from grades 9-12, the above minimum credit levels must be earned.