In attempting to prepare students for American society and to define the needs of each citizen of our society, the Board of Education has established the following graduation requirements:
I. Successful completion of 120 credits including the following:
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS LITERACY – 20 credits
(English I, English II, English III and English IV are required.)
FINANCIAL LITERACY – 2.5 credits
PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH and SAFETY – 20 credits
As required by New Jersey Administrative Code.
MATHEMATICS – 15 credits including algebra I and geometry or the content equivalent and a third year of math that builds on the concepts and skills of algebra and geometry and prepares students for college and 21st century careers.
SOCIAL STUDIES – 15 credits (Early American History, Modern American History, World History)
SCIENCE – 15 credits, 5 credits in each Biology, Chemistry and Physics are recommended
FINE ARTS (ART, MUSIC) – 5 credits total
PRACTICAL ARTS (BUSINESS, FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION) – 5 credits total
WORLD LANGUAGES – 5 credits required. Although the district requirement is one year, it is highly recommended that students study their chosen language for at least three consecutive years in order to gain a global appreciation and to present more competitively when applying to colleges and universities.