Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements Beginning with the Class of 2016
245 Credit Hours Required Minimum

  • Career Technical Education/Fine Arts: 20 (including 5 hours CTE & 5 hours Fine Arts)
  • Take Charge: 5
  • Economics: 5
  • English: 40 (including 5 hours Oral Communication)
  • Human Behavior: 5
  • Mathematics: 30 (including 10 hours each of Algebra and Geometry)
  • Physical Education: 10
  • Health: 2.5
  • Science: 30 (including 5 hours each of life, physical and earth science)
  • Social Studies: 30 (including 5 hours each in Civics, Geography, World History, and GoPo & 10 hours US History)
  • Technology: 5
  • General Electives: 62.5

Credit Area Graduation Proficiencies
Reading Demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend newspapers such as the Lincoln
Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald.
Writing Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to write a narrative and an
expository essay consistent with state standards.
Math Take and pass Algebra and Geometry