• Graduations Requirements

    Mountain Brook High School

    Credit Based Diploma

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    Beginning with the class of 2016, in order to earn an Alabama High School Diploma with a Credit Based Endorsement from Mountain Brook High School, Students must take a course which includes an online experience, pass three of the five sections (including Reading and Math) of 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

                            Additional Math Courses……………………...2

     

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

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

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

                            Physical Science....................................................... 1

                            Additional Science Courses………………… 2

     

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

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

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

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

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

                            Economics............................................................... ½

    Career/Technical Education………………………………………………………….1

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

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

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

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

    Electives……………………………………………………………………………..4 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 five electives.

     

     

    Adopted: March 12, 2012