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Graduation Requirements

Annapolis Academic Requirements
The academic program at Annapolis High School is a blend of required and elective courses designed to prepare our students academically, vocationally, socially and physically.  Students may choose an emphasis in college preparatory, business education or a strong general education, which will prepare them for the immediate world of work. Annapolis High School encourages achievement through a curriculum, which offers classes at the student's ability level.  Annapolis High School is accredited by Advanced Ed (formally known as NCA) and the State of Michigan.

 

Graduation Requirements For Class of 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

Graduation from Annapolis High School requires a student to spend four years in senior high school, with at least the senior year being spent at Annapolis.  All students must take a minimum of eight and a quarter (8.25) credits per school year. All courses taken and passed earn one-half (.5) credit per term with the exception of MP2 which earns one quarter (.25) credit per term.

All required courses failed in the ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade must be made up prior to graduation. Students attending full-time day school in ninth, tenth, and eleventh may not take night school but may qualify for online classes.

 

Course / Credits
2016
2017,2018,2019

English

4
Foreign Language (Spanish or French)
2
2
Physical Science
 1
 1

Biology

1
1

Chemistry

1
1

 Physical Education

.5
.5

Health

.5
.5
American History / Geography
 1
 1

World History / Geography

1
1
American Government
 .5
 .5
Economics
.5
.5
Mathematics
3
4
Math Experience (12th Grade)
1
1
Computer Elective
 1
 1

Visual and Performing Arts (All Art and Band, and selected Life Management and Career Technical Programs)

1
1
ACT Prep (Online Experience)
.5
.5
Electives and Multi-purpose Period
10.5
 9.5
Total
30
30

In addition to the credits for graduation, students must also take the Michigan Merit Exam to meet the Dearborn Heights School District #7 graduation requirements for a diploma.

Reclassification

  • Freshman – to move on to their Sophomore year they must have achieved 7.25 credits and passed the core classes of English 9, Algebra 1 and at least one term of Social Studies and Physical Science.
  • Sophomore – to move on to their Junior year they must have achieved 14.50 credits and passed all core classes required in the first two years (math, English, social studies, science).
  • Junior – to move on to their Senior year they must have achieved 21.75 credits and passed all required courses for the previous three years (math, English, social studies, science, 9th physical education, health).