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Graduation Info

Graduation

Graduation will be Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Quad. Our graduation ceremony is a cap and gown ceremony. Each graduate has the opportunity to receive a minimum of 5 tickets for the ceremony, and up to 10 if more are available starting at the end of May.  See our school secretary, Mrs. Schiavone for more information.

 

CLASSES/GRADES/CREDITS

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must earn 220 required credits in all academic core (155 credits) and additional elective areas in order to receive a high school diploma.
  • Students must complete four years of high school.

CREDITS REQUIRED

End of 9th grade

60 credits

End of 11th grade

170 credits

End of 10th grade

120 credits

End of 12th grade

220 credits


HBUHSD Graduation Requirements: total 220

Students may earn a maximum of 40 credits per semester.

Courses Required: (One Year = 10 credits)

English*

4 years

40 credits

Physical Education

2 years

20 credits

World History

1 year

10 credits

Health

1 semester

5 credits

U. S. History

1 year

10 credits

Physical Science

1 year

10 credits

U. S. Government

1 semester

5 credits

Biology

1 year

10 credits

Math(including  Algebra** or above)

1 year

10 credits

Visual & Performing Arts or Career Technical Education

1 year

10 credits

Mathematics (add’l 2 yrs)

2 years

20 credits

Economics

1 semester

5 credits

Arts and/or Foreign Language (1 year must be either Foreign Language or Visual / Performing Arts) or Career Technical Education