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Graduation Requirements

Participation in the graduation ceremony is a privilege, not a right.
Students must complete the requirements outlined in the Nevada Secondary Course of Study to obtain at least 22 1/2 credits. They must also successfully complete the required state assessments in order to obtain a high school diploma. See the NV DOE Graduation Requirements for more details: http://www.doe.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/ndedoenvgov/content/High_School_Graduation/Documents/NVHSGradReq16_17final.pdf
 
Listed below are the minimum graduation requirements (not a college preparatory sequence):
21st Century Course of Study Advanced Diploma Advanced Honors Diploma
Area of Study Units Units Units
English 4 4 4 (3 from Honors classes)
Mathematics 4 4 4 (2 from Honors classes)
Science 3 3 3 (2 from Honors classes)
World History 1 1 1 (or 1 from Honors classes)
US History 1 1 1 (or 1 from Honors classes)
US Government 1 1 1 (or 1 from Honors classes)
Physical Education 2 2 2
Health 1/2 1/2 1/2
Use of Computers 1/2 1/2 1/2
Electives 5 1/2 6 6 (2 from Honors Classes)
Arts and Humanities or Career technical Education 1 1 (Foreign Language Honors)
Total 22 1/2 24 24
Must pass Algebra I or higher Requires a minimum GPA of 3.25 unweighted Requires a minimum GPA of 3.25 unweighted and 3.85 weighted
Must complete 24 Credits - 12 from honor units