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. Complete a culminating graduation project
  4. Pass Keystone exam requirements as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the graduating year

 

GRADUATION PROJECT

The students’ graduation project will be formalized with required career-related activities that will be completed during senior year in English class. The number of credits required for graduation will be 26 credits. The following information includes additional changes.

 

REQUIRED CREDITS

Content Area(s) Credits Required
Arts and Humanities Two (2)
Communication Arts Four (4)
Health and Physical Education One (1)  Health  One (1) Physical Education
Mathematics Four (4)
Science Four (4)
Social Studies Four (4)
Electives Six (6)
Total Twenty-six (26)

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 26.0