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Dizzy
February 4th, 2004, 07:03 PM
What are your Graduations requirements? How many Credits or Classes do you have to take to Graduate?
I need 26 Credits, and I have to take 3 years of a Language (Portugese and French) 3 Years Math, Two years of Sceince, One year of Technology, Three years of History, and 5 Elective Courses. :) Voc?

Frostweaver
February 4th, 2004, 07:20 PM
*probably true for most Canadian public high schools...

-English 30, with 65% and above on diploma
-Social 30, with 65% and above on diploma
- one of the following at lvl 30, with 65% and above on final average/diploma: biology, chemistry, physics
-a foreign language at lvl 30, with 65% and above on diploma
-PE 10, with 65% and above on final average

(note: lvl 30 course means a gr.12 lvl of difficulty course, 20 is for gr. 11 and 10 is for gr.10) *

Kyosuke
February 4th, 2004, 07:32 PM
In my school you need:

-30 credits to graduate
-40 hours of Community Service
-And must pass the grade 10 Literacy Test

I don't really have to worry about the Literacy test just yet seeing how I'm still in grade 9 XD.

22sa
February 4th, 2004, 08:51 PM
My school requires 100credits, including:

-Social Studies 30/33/30I
-10 credits of CTS courses
-Math 20/23/20I
-Science 20/23/20I
-English 30-1/30-2

I think that's it.

Sayuri no Hoshi
February 5th, 2004, 11:43 AM
At my school you need 100 credits to graduate, too, with 48 hours of Community Service...and it is just horrible. Trust me.

You need at least:

- 4 years of Wellness (Physical Education)
- 3 years of History (World History to 1800, World History to Present, and U.S. History)
- 2 consecutive years of a World Language (French, Spanish, or Italian)
- 4 years of English
- 1 Elective (per year)
- 3 years of Mathematics (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2)
- 2 years of a Laboratory Science (Biology and Chemistry)

And now, you need to pay at least $100 to participate in an extracurricular activity like Athletics, Performing Arts, and Clubs.

Frostweaver
February 5th, 2004, 02:30 PM
My school requires 100credits, including:

-Social Studies 30/33/30I
-10 credits of CTS courses
-Math 20/23/20I
-Science 20/23/20I
-English 30-1/30-2

I think that's it.
*22sa forgot to list out CALM and PE... not to mention one foreign language 30... same public school system, same requirement 22sa ;p *c* *

*~Ashley~*
February 5th, 2004, 04:33 PM
in connecticut to graduate you need:
22.5 credits total
english 4.0
math 3.0
science 3.0
social studies 3.0
arts or vocational education (things like band or choir) 1.0
physical education 1.4
electives (choice classes) 7.1

they also hate, and i mean HATE the class of 2006. we are the first class that has to pass the CAPT test. you take it in 10th (my grade) it's something like: connecticut academic performance test. it's a bunch of stuff like reading across the disciplines, writing across the disciplines, mah, science, maintenance of a healthy lifestyle (WHAT???) citizenship skills, art awareness and appreciation. whats up with the last few. no idea what those are about. i told you they hate us. before this test was just like a survey to see where the average 10th grader placed. we have to pass in 2 tries or we can't graduate.

Cherrim
February 5th, 2004, 05:31 PM
Mandatory:
English (Grades 9-12)
Religion (Grades 9-12)
Math (Grades 9-11)
Science (Grades 9 & 10)
Geography (Grade 9)
History (Grade 10)
French (Grade 9)
CIV/Careers (Grade 10)

Also Required:
1 Art credit (Music, Visual, Dance, Drama)
1 Phys. Ed credit
1 additional credit in English OR a 3rd Language OR Canadian and World Studies OR Social Science and the Humanities
1 additional credit in Health and Physical Education OR Arts OR Business
1 additional credit in Grade 11 or 12 Science OR in grade 9-12 Technology

We need 32 credits to pass high school, 40 hours of community service, and we have to pass the literacy test in grade 10. =\

x3 And if I pass all my courses this year, I'll already have 10 of the 32 credits.

Sayuri no Hoshi
February 5th, 2004, 05:44 PM
they also hate, and i mean HATE the class of 2006. we are the first class that has to pass the CAPT test. you take it in 10th (my grade) it's something like: connecticut academic performance test. it's a bunch of stuff like reading across the disciplines, writing across the disciplines, mah, science, maintenance of a healthy lifestyle (WHAT???) citizenship skills, art awareness and appreciation. whats up with the last few. no idea what those are about. i told you they hate us. before this test was just like a survey to see where the average 10th grader placed. we have to pass in 2 tries or we can't graduate.
Oh, Connecticut isn't the only state with one of those horrid tests...>_< Massachusetts has them, too, but they're called the MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) test. It's taken in 4th, 8th, and 10th grade. It's also mandatory for you to pass on the 10th grade exam in order to graduate from high school. Now, I normally don't mind tests too much, but this one just wanted to make me cry...O_o; They make it so stinkin' hard that I really think they want us all to fail, lol. I hate it. Everyone else hates it. Every schoolboy/girl hates Mit Romney (Governor of Massachusetts) because he supports the MCAS. Grrrr...

Timbjerr
February 5th, 2004, 06:32 PM
you need 28 credits total

you need the following Math credits:
Algebra I
Algebra II
Geometry

you need the following science credits:
IPC (integrated Physics and Chemestry)
Biology
Chemistry OR Physics

you need the following social studies credits:
World Geography
World History
U.S. History
Economics OR U.S. Government

you need the following language arts credits:
Englsih I
English II
English III
(simple eh?)

2 foreign language credits
2 career/technology classes
2 fine arts credits
2 PE/Athletics credits

and the rest are free for you to choose, but the counselors always place you in classes that direct you towards your chosen career

and beginning with my class (c/o '05), we have to pass all four sections of the TAKS test (Texas Assesment of Knowledge and Skills). I'm also sure there is a community service requirement, but I'm sure I got that covered with all the hours I put into scouting and my church.

Keleri
February 6th, 2004, 05:41 PM
For an Alberta High School Diploma:

-at least 100 credits
-must have completed English 30/33 or Francais 30, Social Studies 30/33, Math 20/23/24, Science 20/24 or Bio 20 or Chem 20 or Physics 20
-must have completed Phys. Ed 10, CALM 20 and have 10 credits in CTS or Fine Arts or Second Languages or Phys. Ed courses.

Also, my school is a Catholic one, so you need nine credits in Religion courses to graduate also.

For an IB diploma (at my school):

-must complete English 35 IB, Math 31 IB, World History IB
-must complete French 31C IB or French 30 IB or Spanish 30 IB
-must complete some combination of Bio 30 IB/Physics 30 IB (you can only take one or the other), Chemistry 35 IB, Theater Arts 35 IB, Music 35 IB
-must complete Theory of Knowledge
-must produce an Extended Essay (4000 words)
-must accumulate 200 CAS hours
-must complete Phys. Ed 10 Honors, CALM 20 Honors, Religion 35 IB

Yyyyup. I'm going for that IB diploma...so it's a hard road I'm facing. Calculus hurts. x.o

Greed
February 6th, 2004, 05:52 PM
I need 26 credits.

3 Years in Algebra
4 Years in Geography
3 years of English
1 Year of Physical Education
3 Years of Science

For you all people who have to get 4 years of each class or sumthing, you got it bad >_<;; Now I don't think I have it bad no more xD

*Dies*

Dizzy
February 6th, 2004, 08:37 PM
Oh, Connecticut isn't the only state with one of those horrid tests...>_< Massachusetts has them, too, but they're called the MCAS (Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System) test. It's taken in 4th, 8th, and 10th grade. It's also mandatory for you to pass on the 10th grade exam in order to graduate from high school. Now, I normally don't mind tests too much, but this one just wanted to make me cry...O_o; They make it so stinkin' hard that I really think they want us all to fail, lol. I hate it. Everyone else hates it. Every schoolboy/girl hates Mit Romney (Governor of Massachusetts) because he supports the MCAS. Grrrr...

You had to bring up the Mcas!! that test is so evil Why do we have to take it!! I hate it... I almost failed last years! :( stupid form 23!

The King of Water Pokemon
February 6th, 2004, 08:40 PM
New York has one of the toughest graduation requirements in America. 4 Credits in English and Social Studies. 3 Credits in Math and Science. So many electives, and we have Regents which you have to pass in order to graduate. If you don't you automatically fail and have to go to Summer School. Stupid NYS requirements! GRR!

Dizzy
February 6th, 2004, 08:46 PM
Actually if I didnt mention, its quite easy to pass my school.

You need to take

4 years of English (One Semestere = 1 Year)
3 Years of Science(2) and Technology(1) (Biology, Chemistry, or Pyshics) and (Computer Programming, or Industrial)
3 Years of Mathematical Studies (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
3 Years History (World history, Us, and Current Events )
3 Years of Language (POrtuguese, French, Spanish, Latin, more)
4 Years of Gym ( One Semester Every year) or Health (2 Semesters only)
and thats basically it!! lol im hyper

Haruka
February 6th, 2004, 08:50 PM
My school, heavy requirements.

You need 125 Credits in total to gradulate. If you absent, you lose credit!
If you don't have 25 credits (I think) or higher, you need to take summer school to make it up.

:-/.. Also, you have to take the HSPA... the big test to pass highschool. o.o

Dizzy
February 6th, 2004, 09:29 PM
125.. thats totally impossible to Obtain! It's usually 24-32 Credits for all high School's in America. How many Credits are your classes each worth?

Haruka
February 6th, 2004, 10:17 PM
Well, high credit ratings, around 5-7 credits per course... anyway.

HSPA = High School Profinecy Assissment

Dizzy
February 6th, 2004, 10:35 PM
Oh you must go to a very unique school I guess, Usually courses are 1 credit or less.

Purin
February 7th, 2004, 12:54 AM
A pass in English (I think), and some other requirements to go to a Junior College or Polytechnic. Otherwise you start working =P

Cosmos
February 7th, 2004, 10:42 AM
I think need 4 years of English, 3 years of math, 2 years of PE, 2 years of the same foreign language, 1 year of entertainment/arts, 1 semester of health, 1 semester of focus, 2 years of science, 3 years of history. I need 240 credits