Graduation Requirements

For all graduating classes, twenty-two (22) credits are required for graduation. Additionally, all graduation classes must complete seven (7) semesters of high school attendance. Only students who meet graduation requirements will be allowed to participate in the commencement exercises.  


MHS Minimum Required Graduation Credits

22 Credits

SUBJECT

MHS

FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

English

4 Credits

4 Credits*

High School Diploma or GED*

Math

3 Credits

(Must include Algebra and Geometry)

3 Credits*

(Must include Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II)


Science

2 Credits

3 Credits with lab*


Social Studies

2.5 Credits

(Must include Civics and U.S. History)

3 Credits*


Health

0.5 Credits



Technology

0.25 Credits



Physical Education

2 Credits

(4 semesters)



Elective

 

7.25 Credits

2 Credits*


Personal Finance

0.5 Credit



*These are general requirements. Requirements vary depending on the school and program of study.




4-Year Plan

All students are encouraged to make a 4-year plan for graduation and post-high school plans after graduation. This plan should be reviewed each year with the student’s counselor as classes are scheduled for the next year. The Four year plan can be found under the Registration tab on the MHS Counseling website.


FRESHMAN

SOPHOMORE

JUNIOR

SENIOR

English

1

English

1

English

1

English

1

Math

1

Math

1

Math

1

Consumer Ed.

0.5

Science

1

Science

1

U.S. History

1

PE

0.5

Social Science

1

Civics

0.5

PE

0.5

Elective

4

PE

(1 sem.)

0.5

PE

0.5

Elective

2.5



Health

0.5

Technology

0.25





Elective

1

Drivers Ed. (elective)

0.25







Elective

1.5





Total

6.0

Total

6.0

Total

6.0

Total

6.0


ALL STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS AN EXAMINATION ON THE UNITED STATES AND ILLINOIS CONSTITUTIONS. If a student transfers to MHS, it is the responsibility of the student to make arrangements to complete this requirement through the Counseling Office.


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