Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements:

In order to graduate from the Shikellamy High School, students shall complete the following requirements:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency of the PA standards.
  2. Accumulate the prescribed credits adopted by Shikellamy School District.
  3. Pass Keystone exam requirements as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the graduating year.

REQUIRED CREDITS TO GRADUATE:

Content Area(s) Credits Required
Arts and Humanities Two (2)
Communication Arts Four (4)
Health and Physical Education One (1) Health & Physical Education
Mathematics Four (4)
Science Four (4)
Social Studies Four (4)
Electives Six (6)
Total Twenty Five (25)

ARTS & HUMANITIES CREDITS:

Choose elective Arts and Humanities credits from specific courses in the following areas:

  • Art Courses
  • Communication Arts Courses
  • Family Consumer Science Courses
  • Industrial Arts Courses
  • World Language Courses
  • Music Courses
  • Social Studies Courses.

CREDITS FOR PROMOTION:

From Grade To Grade Total Credits
9th 10th 6.0
10th 11th 13.0
11th 12th 19.5
12th Graduation 25.0