End of Course Exams
Students need to meet two components to graduate high school. They must pass the designated 20 credits and meet one of the state assessment requirements. The assessment requirement can be met by accumulating 18 points on End of Course exams in the following subjects: English 9, English 10, Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology, US History, and American Government.
For each of the seven end-of-course state tests, a student earns one to five graduation points. Students have the potential to earn a total of 35 points. To meet this graduation option, a student must earn a minimum number of 18 points from all tests.
This graduation option gives a student flexibility in accumulating 18 points. A high score on one test can balance a low score on another test. A student must earn a total of at least four points on English tests, four points on math tests and six points on science and social studies tests.
Students enrolled in the corresponding courses must participate in these tests.
English Language Arts 1 (all 9th grade English classes)
English Language Arts 2 (all 10th grade English classes)
Algebra 1 (all Algebra 1 students)
Geometry (all Geometry students)
Biology (all 9th grade students enrolled in Biology)
US History (all students enrolled in US History)
American Government (all students enrolled in American Government)