Classes, Scheduling, and Graduation Requirements
KY State Graduation Requirements:
The state of Kentucky has a set list of courses that students must take to be eligible for graduation. These requirements are:
4 credits of English,
(English 1, 2, 3, 4)
3 credits of Mathematics,
(Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2)
3 credits of Social Studies,
(Intgrd Social Studies, World Civ, U.S. History)
3 credits of Science,
(Intgrd Science I and II, Biology)
and 11 credits of Electives.
*In 2010 a new KY law regarding Math went into effect. All students must take a math class every year. For some students, the fourth year of Math will count as an elective.
What else is required for graduation?
Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and a diploma slip must also be completed by Seniors to be eligible for graduation. All student fines must be paid in full.
IMPORTANT FACTS TO REMEMBER ABOUT TCHS CLASSES:
- Each full year of a class offers one full credit for each student to earn.
- In the Fall Semester a 1/2 credit can be earned, and in the Spring Semester another 1/2 credit can be earned.
- Part A of a course is only offered in the Fall, and Part B is only offered in the Spring.
- Part A of a course is required before taking Part B in most courses.
- You MUST be enrolled in at least 5 courses to receive KEES money for the year (Co-op; EBCE, Work study – can only count as 1 course)
- You MUST be enrolled and passing at least 6 courses to be eligible to play sports
- The following are not recognized by the NCAA for eligibility: Plato courses, Eschool Courses, College Prep math; Dual credit math.
- Pre-College Curriculum (PCC) – for many Universities includes: 2 yrs. Foreign Language.
About this page
- Author: Stephanie Bruce
- Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013