Graduation Requirements

Students wishing to graduate from Whitmore School enroll in one of our Diploma Programs

 

  • Diploma
  • Diploma PLUS
  • Diploma PLUS with College Advisor
  • Adult Education

 

 

Students planning to attend a 4-year college will graduate with the College Prep track and earn a total of 22 credits including the following:

  • 4.0 credits of English
  • 3.0 credits of Social Studies
  • 3.0 credits of Science
  • 3.0 credits of Math
  • 0.5 credits of PE
  • 1.0 credit of Fitness or Health
  • 1.0 credit of Fine Arts
  • 2.0 credits of World Languages
  • 4.5 credits of Electives

Total = 22 credits

Students planning to attend a community or technical college, or enter the military or workforce, will graduate with the General Studies track and earn a total of 18 credits including the following:

  • 4.0 credits of English
  • 2.0 credits of Social Studies
  • 2.0 credits of Science
  • 2.0 credits of Math
  • 0.5 credit of PE
  • 1.0 credit of Fitness or Health
  • 0.5 credit of Fine Arts
  • 6.0 credits of Electives

Total = 18 credits

Transfer Credits

Students who have transferred to Whitmore School, and who have earned high school credits from an accredited high school, can transfer those credits toward their graduation requirements. Your Guidance Counselor will review your Official Transcript from your former school(s) and let you know the credits that have transferred. Here is a link to our Transfer Credit Policy.

Students pursuing a diploma from Whitmore School, who transfer from an accredited or public school, must complete at least 4.5 credits at Whitmore School. These credits must include 2 core* courses from 2 different subject areas. (* = core subjects – English, Math, Science, and Social Studies)

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