Timberlake High School

Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements for the Classes of 2015 and Beyond

STANDARD DIPLOMA

ADVANCED DIPLOMA

COURSE

CREDIT

GRADE

COURSE

CREDIT

GRADE

English 1

English 2

English 3

English 4

2

2

2

2

9

10

11

12

English 1

English 2

English 3

English 4 CP or DC

2

2

2

2

9

10

11

12

PICK ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MATH OPTIONS:

Integrated Math

Algebra 1

Geometry

Math Applications

2

2

2

2

9

10

11

12

Algebra 1

Geometry

Algebra 2

Trig/Pre-Calculus or Math Elective

2

2

2

2

 

9

10

11

12

 

Algebra 1

Geometry

Math Applications

Algebra 2 [1]

2

2

2

2

9

10

11

12

Geometry

Algebra 2

Trig/Pre-Calculus

Calculus or Math Elective

2

2

2

2

9

10

11

12

Grade level are the suggested grade levels for a class, but may be altered with school approval

Health

1

10

Health

1

10

Speech

1

10-11

Speech

1

10-11

Physical Science

Biology

Science Elective

2

2

2

9

10

11

Physical Science [2]

Biology

Chemistry

2

2

2

9

10

11

U S History

U S Government

Economics

CWP

2

2

1

1

 

11

12

12

10-12

U S History

U S Government

Economics

CWP

2

2

1

1

 

11

12

12

10-12

Physical Education [5]

1

9

Physical Education [5]

1

9

Humanities [3]

2

9-12

Humanities [3]

2

9-12

Computer Literacy [4]

1

9-10

Computer Literacy [4]

1

9-10

Electives

12

9-12

Electives

12

9-12

TOTAL

46

 

TOTAL

46

 

[1] Students who complete math through Algebra 2, Chemistry and English 4 H will earn the Advanced Diploma.

[2] Academically qualified students may take Biology (9th), Chemistry (10th), and Physics (11th-12th) with counselor approval.

[3] Courses approved for the humanities are modern language, art, music, and theater.

[4] Courses approved for computer literacy are Computer Applications, Computer Science, Introduction to Multi Media and Computer Graphics.  

[5] The physical education requirement can be completed by participation in one athletic season of school sponsored athletic teams.  1 credit will be awarded upon completion of each sport season with a maximum of 2 credits to be earned through this method.

The State Board of Education has added the following additional graduation requirements:

1. Students in the class of 2015 and 2016 must demonstrate proficiency on the ISAT in the areas of Language Usage, Reading, and Mathematics or complete district approved alternative measure (completion of an ISAT remediation class). Students in the class of 2017 and beyond must complete the ISAT 2.0.  Beginning with the class of 2019 student must demonstrate proficiency on the ISAT 2.0  

2. Satisfactory completion of a senior project that includes an oral presentation and written report.

3. Take either the ACT, SAT or COMPASS exam by the end of grade 11.