4 units (may include 1 unit of speech)
3 units (may include1 unit of Algebra and 1 unit of Geometry
3 units (may include 2 units from among Biology, Chemistry, and Physics).
3 units (must include no less than 2 units of history and 1/2 unit of civics or government)
3 units (must include no less than 2 units of any language)
Complete two units from one or more of the following or two additional units from one or more of the areas listed in 1 through 5 above.
b. Computer Science
c. Visual or performing arts
Courses for which high school credit has been given in the eighth grade, or as part of the post-secondary option, apply to the criteria for the "Award of Merit".
The four areas below are included in eligibility requirements for receiving the "Award of Merit".
Maintain above average attendance for grades nine through twelve (compared to a rolling four-year state average of 91%).
Demonstrate outstanding achievement in the curriculum as evidenced by one of the following: earning the equivalent of an overall grade point average of 3.235 on four pint scale for grades nine through twelve; earning the equivalent of an overall grade point scale for grades eleven and twelve; or ranking in the top 25 percent of the class, whichever is more inclusive.
Participate in co-curricular, extracurricular or community activities.
Demonstrate outstanding citizenship/character traits.