|Subject Area||Number of Credits Required|
* Students are required to earn a minimum of eight credits in Theology in addition to the state requirements. Therefore, they will be required to earn 48 credits for Core 40 and 55 credits for the Technical Honors or Academic Honors Diploma.
The CORE 40 with Academic Honors Diploma requires that no grade lower than a C (2.0) be earned in a course, and that the overall grade point average is no lower than a B (3.0).
Mathematics requires that a student must earn eight (8) credits during high school years unless Algebra 1 was taken in grade eight. Those students will be required to complete only six (6) additional credits. Mathematics credits must include two (2) credits beyond Algebra 2.
Science requires six (6) credits that include two (2) credits in Biology, two (2) credits in Chemistry or Integrated Chemistry/Physics, and another two (2) credits from any other science class.
Social Studies requires two (2) credits in U.S. History, one (1) credit in American Government, one (1) credit in Economics, and two (2) credits of World History/Civilization.
World Language requires six (6) credits in one language or eight (8) credits with four (4) credits each in two languages. Those students qualifying for the second level of a world language as a ninth grader need only four (4) additional credits in that same language, or two (2) in that same language and four (4) in another. Students must complete one (1) of the following:
- Four (4) credits in two (2) or more AP courses and take the corresponding AP exams
- Dual high school/college course(s) for six (6) college credits, two (2) credits in AP courses and corresponding exams and dual high school/college course(s) for three (3) college credits,
- Earn a combined score of 1250 or higher on the SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and mathematics and a minimum score of 560 on math and 590 on the EBRW. (Proposed scores not yet approved by IDOE) or an ACT composite score of 26 or higher.