120 Credits, Passing score on NJSLA Content Tests

Required Courses:

4 years English (20 credits) 

4 years PE & Health (20 credits) 

3 years Mathematics (15 credits) must take the following courses:

  • 9th grade: Algebra I (or Geometry if Algebra I was passed in 8th grade)
  • 10th grade: Geometry (or Algebra II if Geometry was passed in 9th grade)
  • 11th grade: Algebra II ( or Pre-Calculus/Stats/Calculus: if Algebra II was passed in 10th grade or if a student doubled math courses in a previous year.

3 years Science (15 credits) must take the following courses:

  • Biology, Life Science, or the content equivalent
  • Chemistry, Evironmental Science, or Physics
  • Additional laboratory/inquiry-based science course

3 years Social Studies (15 credits) must take the following courses:

  • 9th grade: World Culture
  • 10th grade: U.S. History I
  • 11th grade: U.S. History II
  • Economics or Consumer Economics or Personal Finance (2.5 credits)

1 year Art, Band, Music or Choir (5 credits) 

1 year Career/Family or Business Ed (5 credits) 

1 year World Language – Spanish, German (5 credits) 

Remaining credits – Elective Courses

New Jersey State Assessment Requirements

As of June 2015 the graduation requirements for the following classes are: