• GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

    It is the policy of the Board to provide learning opportunities and programs that are appropriate to the abilities, needs, and interests of the pupils in order that they may successfully complete an appropriate course of studies leading to graduation. The Board shall award the same high school diploma regardless of the program of studies completed by the pupils. A diploma, therefore, represents only the accumulation of credits; it is not a guarantee to acceptance into schools to further one’s education.

    It is necessary that a student’s program comply with the laws of the State of New Jersey, with the requirements established by the Board of Education, and with sound principles of education before a diploma will be granted. In order to graduate a pupil must:

    SEE THE DISTRICT PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR SPECIFIC COURSE CONTENT REQUIREMENTS

    I. Pass the PARCC (or one of the NJDOE standardized assessments) and End of Course Assessments (i.e., Biology)

    II. Earn a total of 130 credits for the Class of 2018 and beyond

    III. Pass the following courses:

    · 4 years of Physical Education

    · 4 years of Health

    · 4 years of English 

    · 1 year of World History/Cultures

    · 2 years of U.S. History

    · 3 years of Math

    · 3 years of Laboratory Science

    · 1 year of World Language

    · 1 year of Visual/Performing Arts

    · 1 year of 21st Century Life & Careers, or Career-Technical Education

    · ½ year of Financial, Business, & Economic Literacy

    IV.  Meet the district attendance policy #5113

    V.  Complete the English Research Paper