SHS Graduation Requirements

Requirements for graduation from Shelby High School are established to insure that students gain a broad and diverse background of knowledge and skills to enable them to choose and pursue future goals. The State of Michigan is currently revising graduation requirement. Shelby High School guidance counselors, in conjunction with administration, review requirements on a yearly basis. Graduation requirements are subject to change.

Each student will take 12 courses during Term 1 and Term 2 worth 0.5 credit each and 6 courses during Spring Term worth 0.25 credits each. Students must earn 27.25 credits to graduate. Students that fail a required class must retake and pass the class in order to graduate. Students that lose more than 4 credits will not graduate on time.

Subject                                   Credits

English........................................ 4

Social Studies............................. 3

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

Science....................................... 3

Physical Education...................... 0.5

Health......................................... 0.5

Computer Applications................ 0.25

Visual, Performing, Art................ 1

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

Electives..................................... 9

Total Credits............................. 27.25   

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