• Graduations Requirements

    Mountain Brook High School

    Advanced Diploma with Honors

    J-16h

     

    Beginning with the class of 2013, in order to earn an Advanced Alabama High School Diploma with Honors from Mountain Brook High School, students must take a course which includes an online experience, pass the Alabama High School Graduation Exam AND meet the following requirements:

     

                                                                                                                                        Credits

    English Language Arts ......................................................................................................... 4

    Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            English 9................................................................... 1

                            English 10................................................................. 1

                            English 11................................................................. 1

                            English 12................................................................. 1

     

    Mathematics.......................................................................................................................... 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            Algebra I................................................................... 1

                            Geometry……………………………………….. 1

                            Algebra II with Trigonometry…………………1

                            Pre-Calculus or Equivalent…………………...1

     

    Science................................................................................................................................. 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            Biology..................................................................... 1

                            Chemistry or Physics................................................ 1

                            Additional Life and/or Physical Science.................... 2

                              ( 2 credits at a higher level)

     

    Social Studies....................................................................................................................... 4

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

                            World History............................................................ 1

                            U.S. History............................................................... 2

                            Government............................................................ 1/2

                            Economics............................................................. 1/2

    Physical Education............................................................................................................... 1

    Health Education................................................................................................................ 1/2

    Fine Arts............................................................................................................................. 1/2

    Computer Applications*...................................................................................................... 1/2

    Foreign Language................................................................................................................. 3

    Electives.......................................................................................................................... 2 1/2

     

    TOTAL................................................................................................................................. 24

     

     

    *May be waived if computer literacy, keyboarding skills, and introductory applications are verified by qualified staff at the high school.  The designated one-half credit will then be added to the electives, making a total of four electives.

     

     

     

    Adopted:  July 13, 2009