NJ State Minimum Graduation Requirements
K12Kidz Academy offers a comprehensive high school curriculum. This means that while there are certain courses required for graduation for all students, many of the subjects are elected by the student. To a large extent the courses selected determine the type of post-high school opportunities available to the student. New Jersey mandates a minimum of 120 credits for graduation.
|Course and credit requirements for all students entering grade 9 in:|
|LANGUAGE ARTS LITERACY||20 credits aligned to grade 9 through 12 standards|
(including Algebra I, Geometry)
(including Lab Biology;
Lab Chemistry and/or Physics and/or Environmental Science;
plus a third laboratory/inquiry-based science)
(including Modern World History/Geography, U.S. History I & II)
|FINANCIAL, ECONOMIC BUSINESS, AND ENTREPRENEURIAL LITERACY||2.5 credits|
|HEALTH, SAFETY, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION**||3.75 credits in health, safety and physical education during each year of enrollment, distributed as 150 minutes per week, as required by N.J.S.A. 18A:35-5, 7 and 8|
|WORLD LANGUAGES||5 credits|
|VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS||5 credits|
|21ST CENTURY LIFE AND CAREERS or CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION||5 credits|
** Physical Education will be given credit as long as proper records are kept and attendance is documented by a coach, teacher, instructor of the given program. It just meet NJ ‘s mandatory 150 minutes per week of activity.