Minimum Graduation RequirementsA student's eligibility for participation in graduation exercises will be determined by grades earned up to and including the date and time of the last regularly scheduled senior final.Graduates must also pass a U.S. Constitution test and a Missouri Constitution Test.The Missouri Civics Education Initiative requires any student entering 9th grade after July 1, 2017, to pass an examination on the provisions and principles of American civics. The examination will consist of 100 questions similar to the one hundred questions used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.Upon completion of the appropriate course and prior to graduation, students are required to take End of Course exams in:
- Algebra I
- LA II
Students will also be given the LAI and American History EOC's prior to graduation.Students who took Algebra I prior to high school will also be required to take the Algebra II EOC prior to graduation. Students must complete three math credits during grades 9-12.Specific requirements are listed in the document below:
NOTE: Students who are college bound should consider curriculum requirements of the college/university of their choice. The best source is to refer to each individual college website for the most up-to-date and complete information.NOTE: The State of Missouri requires ALL STUDENTS to pass both the United States and Missouri Constitution tests in order to earn a high school diploma. This is NOT optional. These tests are included in the American Government curriculum. However, if a student has not passed both exams, or (due to a transfer or similar situation) has not taken and/or passed these tests, the student must make arrangements to do so. Study guides will be provided by and tests given by the social studies department. It is the student's responsibility to get the study guide and prepare for the test(s). Test dates and locations will be determined on an individual student basis.