Graduation Requirements

The minimum requirements for graduation are 22.0 credits as follows:

English .............................................................................................................................. 4 years
(Taken sequentially)

Math ................................................................................................................................... 3 years
(Must include a minimum of Algebra 1, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra)

Science ............................................................................................................................. 2 years
(At least one credit must be in Biology)

Social Science ............................................................................................................. 2.5 years
(At least one credit must be in World Affairs or Human Geography, U.S. History and American Government.)

Health .............................................................................................................................. 1 semester

Art / Career & Technical Education / Foreign Language / Music .................................... 1 year

(In any combination - proficiency in American Sign Language shall be considered an alternative to a world language)

Physical Education (All students must be enrolled in and pass PE or ROTC each semester enrolled
in school, except the semester of Health and the semester of Driver Education)

Consumer Education (Illinois Consumer Education Requirement can be met by taking any of the following courses: Economics, Consumer Economics, Orientation to Business and Personal Finance, or any Cooperative Education course [2nd Semester] excluding Cosmetology - OR - by passing the Illinois State Board of Education Consumer Education Proficiency Test)

All students must successfully pass the U.S. Constitution Test

All students must take the mandated State assessments

All students must have 40 hours of Community Service (Transfer students need 5 hours for each semester they are in attendance)

(Graduation requirements are subject to change due to Illinois School Code and/or JTHS Board policy)