Students must complete a total of 220 credits to graduate, including the required subject areas listed below. Each class is 5 credits per semester or 10 credits per year, with a passing grade of D or better.
English: 40 Credits
One (1) year 9th grade English 1 or ELD
One (1) year 10th grade English 2 or ELD
One (1) year 11th grade English 3, Eng. 3 Honors or ELD
One (1) year 12th grade English electives, AP Lit, or ELD
Social Studies: 30 credits
10 credits of World History, 10 credits of US History, 5 credits of US Government, 5 credits of Economics
Mathematics: 20 credits
Any combination of math classes for 20 credits. At least one class must be Algebra 1/Math 1 or higher.
Science: 20 credits
10 credits of Life Science, 10 credits of Physical Science
Physical Education: 20 credits
One (1) year 9th grade, one (1) year 10th grade
P.E. credits may be satisfied by participating in AHS inter-scholastic sports beginning in 10th grade (2.5 per sport). (Credits from sports participation do NOT count toward total credits required for graduation).
Fine Arts: 10 credits
Any art, music, or drama combination for 10 credits.
Applied Arts: 10 credits
Any technology-based courses for a total of 10 credits