Crimson Cliffs Diploma
Language Arts (English)
Social Science (History)
ACT College Readiness Benchmark Scores:
Graduation Information 2019-2020
Graduation Practice: TBA
Graduation: May 20, 2020 @ 1:00 PM (Burns Arena)
Additional Graduation Guidelines:
1. A minimum of four solid or academic courses must be taken during each semester of high school attendance (see #6 below).
2. Juniors must take a full credit of math.
3. To receive a diploma, a student must have been enrolled in the district for a minimum of one quarter immediately prior to graduation (any exceptions must be approved by the superintendent).
4. A student must have met ALL graduation requirements in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.
5. If graduation requirements are modified for a student with a disability as per an Individual Education Plan (IEP), the student will receive a diploma if the modified requirements are met. Students under an IEP may also participate in graduation ceremonies according to the circumstances outlined in the Rules and Regulations of which.
6. Observe the following subject area guidelines:
- Language Arts: All students must complete (4.0) Credits of English. Students must complete: 1.0 Credit Language Arts 9/or Honors 1.0 Credit Language Arts 10/or Honors 1.0 Credit Language Arts 11/or Honors/or AP1.0 Credit Language Arts 12/or College Prep Writing/or AP English plus additional elective(s) to equal one (1) credit.
- Mathematics: All students must complete (3.0) credits of Math. The class taken in the 9th grade and the next higher math must be completed to meet graduation requirements. One credit must be taken in the Junior year. Universities require three (3.0) credits of Math through Intermediate Algebra as a minimum along with most colleges and occupations recommending the same.
- Science: All Students must complete (3,0) credits of Science with (1.0) Life Science (L) credit and (1.0) Physical Science (P) credit. Integrated Earth Systems in the 9th grade allows students to select either a life of a physical science to complete requirements. Universities require three (3.0) credits of Science along with most colleges and occupations recommending the same.
- Math/Science: All students must complete one (1.0) additional credit of Math OR Science. Choices include all required Math or Science courses with the additional elective Science courses of Animal Science, Biotechnology, Medical Anatomy, AP Biology or AP Chemistry.
- Social Science: All students must complete (2.5) credits of Social Studies which includes: (.50) World Geography in 9th grade, (.50) World Civilizations in 10th grade, (1.0) U.S. History II in 11th grade, (.50) U.S. Government & Civilization in 12th grade, and (.50)
- Arts: All Students must complete (1.5) credits of Art from the courses offered 9-12th grade.
- Healthy Lifestyles: Students must take (2.0) credits of Physical Education which includes: (.50) Participation Skills in 9th grade, (.50) Health II AND (.50) Fit for Life in 10th grade, and (.50) Elective PE 9-12th grade. **Students participating in two years of Athletics may waive the (.50) credit of PE Elective by completing a sports waiver form available in the counselor's office.
- Vocational Education: Students must complete (1.0) credit of Vocational Education by selecting courses offered in the Technology, Business, or Family and Consumer Sciences.