Ellsworth High School

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Graduation Requirements

 

Students in all grade levels must earn 24 credits, including

 

4 credits in English:

            1 credit English 9

            1 credit English 10

            1 credit English 11 OR AP Literature OR AP Language & Composition

                          OR Dual Enrollment English

            1 credit English 12 OR AP Literature OR AP Language & Composition

OR Dual Enrollment English

 

3 credits in Math that cover the concepts of Algebra I, Geometry, & Algebra II

(several combinations of classes will meet this requirement; please work closely with your guidance counselor)

 

3 credits in Science:

            1 credit Physical Science

            1 credit Chemistry

            1 credit Biology

 

3 credits in Social Studies:

            1 credit Civics, Government, & Geography

            1 credit World History

            1 credit U.S. History

 

1 credit in Physical Education

 

½ credit Health

 

1 credit in Visual & Performing Arts

 

8 ½ credits in Electives

 

All students MUST be enrolled in six classes per semester.

 

NOTE: 

Sixty (60) hours of Community Service are required to graduate from Ellsworth High School for the Class of 2018.

 

Forty (40) hours of community service are required to graduate from Ellsworth High School for the Class of 2019 and beyond.