Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Graduating Class

Total Credits Offered to this Class

Total Credits Required to Graduate

2021 and beyond

40

32

Students in the class of 2021 to be eligible for a high school diploma, must have met the following minimum requirements in grades 9 through 12.

SUBJECT AREA

CREDIT REQUIREMENT

English Language Arts

 5 units of credit   

Mathematics

 4 units of credit; with proficiency

Science

 2 units of credit

Social Studies

 3.5 units of credit

Health and Physical Education

 1.5 units of credit

Humanities

 2 units of credit

Career and Technical Education

 2 units of credit

Computer Education

 ½ unit of credit

Students in the classes of 2022 and beyond, to be eligible for a high school diploma, must have met the following minimum requirements in grades 9 through 12.

SUBJECT AREA

CREDIT REQUIREMENT

English Language Arts

 5 units of credit   

Mathematics

 4 units of credit; with proficiency

Science

 2 units of credit

Social Studies

 3.5 units of credit

Health and Physical Education

 1 ½ units of credit

Humanities

 2 units of credit

Career and Technical Education

 2 units of credit

Computer Education

 ½ unit of credit

Internship or Work Study  1 unit of credit

Additional Requirements:

MATH PROFICIENCY: 

  • See the CCHS Math Tracks diagram published in the Pathways Handbook, and the CCS RE-1 Board of Education Policy IKE-2.

SCIENCE:

  • One combined credit in Earth and Sky and one attempted credit in Biology.

Students who are admitted to a four-year college or university in Colorado will be required to have three years of natural science – two of which must be laboratory courses.

SOCIAL STUDIES:

  • One credit in Contemporary Studies - freshmen
  • One credit of U.S. History or Honors U.S. History - juniors
  • One credit of American Government - seniors