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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Jefferson Academy High School Requirements

English

4.0 credits

 

Math

4.0 credits

 

Science*

3.0 credits

*Science must include Biology; Chemistry and/or Physics

Social Studies**

4.5 credits

**Social Studies must include 1 credit of US History, 2 credits of World History and a .5 credit each of Economics, Geography and Government.

Art

1.5 credits

 

Technology

1.5 credits

 

World Language

2.0 credits

 

Physical Education***

2.0 credits

***PE credits can be completed through athletics. All students must take 1 full credit of PE during Freshman year.

Freshman Seminar

0.5 credits

 

Senior Seminar

0.5 credits

 

Electives

3.0 credits

 

Total credits

27.0 credits

 

 

HEAR Requirements (Colorado Higher Education Admissions Requirements)

English………………………………… 4.0 credits

Math…………………………………… 3.0 credits

Science…………………………….… 3.0 credits

Social Studies….………………… 3.0 credits

World Language…………..….… 1.0 credit

Academic Elective………………. 2.0 credits

Students must meet these requirements to be considered for admission to a Colorado, four-year university. Jefferson Academy values a rigorous high school curriculum, thus the need for higher graduation requirements.

Requirements may be different for private or out-of-state universities—additional courses may be required.

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