• Graduations Requirements

    Mountain Brook High School

    Advanced Diploma

    J-16n

     

    Beginning with the class of 2017, in order to earn an Advanced Alabama High School Diploma from Mountain Brook High School, students must take a course which includes an online experience 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

                            Additional Math Course…………………….…1

     

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

                Four credits to include the equivalent of:

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

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

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

                              (1 credit 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

    Career Preparedness............................................................................................................. 1

    Career Technical Course, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language.……….…………...1

    Foreign Language**............................................................................................................... 2

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

    TOTAL................................................................................................................................. 25

     

     

    **Two foreign language credits must be consecutive in the same foreign language.

     

     

    Adopted:  July 13, 2009

    Revised:  May 20, 2013