Graduation Requirements

The basic requirements listed below are the responsibility of every student regardless of the student's course of study. Proper registration, fulfilling all requirements for graduation, and passing courses are the direct responsibility of each student.

2016 - 2017 Credit Requirements

Department Credit Information
English 4 Credits Must have 1 credit of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade English.
Must have ½ credit of Senior English Speech and ½ credit of Senior English Literature, or College English.
Math 3 Credits Must include 1 credit of Algebra 1.
Science 3 Credits Hathaway Requirement
Social Studies 3 Credits Must have 1 credit of American history.
Must have ½ credit of Economics and ½ credit of American Government.
Physical Education 2 Credits Must include ½ credit of Health Literacy.
Electives 13 Credits
Total 28 Credits

2017 - 2018 Credit Requirements

Department Credit Information
English 4 Credits Must have 1 credit of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade English.
Must have ½ credit of Senior English Speech and ½ credit of Senior English Literature, or College English.
Math 3 Credits Must include 1 credit of Algebra 1.
Science 3 Credits Hathaway Requirement
Social Studies 3 Credits Must have 1 credit of American history.
Must have ½ credit of Economics and ½ credit of American Government.
Physical Education 2 Credits Must include ½ credit of Health Literacy.
Electives 12 Credits
Total 27 Credits

2018 - 2019 Credit Requirements

Department Credit Information
English 4 Credits Must have 1 credit of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade English.
Must have ½ credit of Senior English Speech and ½ credit of Senior English Literature, or College English.
Math 3 Credits Must include 1 credit of Algebra 1.
Science 3 Credits Hathaway Requirement
Social Studies 3 Credits Must have 1 credit of American history.
Must have ½ credit of Economics and ½ credit of American Government.
Physical Education 2 Credits Must include ½ credit of Health Literacy.
Electives 11 Credits
Total 26 Credits

2019 - 2020 Credit Requirements

Department Credit Information
English 4 Credits Must have 1 credit of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade English.
Must have ½ credit of Senior English Speech and ½ credit of Senior English Literature, or College English.
Math 3 Credits Must include 1 credit of Algebra 1.
Science 3 Credits Hathaway Requirement
Social Studies 3 Credits Must have 1 credit of American history.
Must have ½ credit of Economics and ½ credit of American Government.
Physical Education 2 Credits Must include ½ credit of Health Literacy.
Electives 10 Credits
Total 25 Credits

2020 - 2021 Credit Requirements

Department Credit Information
English 4 Credits Must have 1 credit of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade English.
Must have ½ credit of Senior English Speech and ½ credit of Senior English Literature, or College English.
Math 3 Credits Must include 1 credit of Algebra 1.
Science 3 Credits Hathaway Requirement
Social Studies 3 Credits Must have 1 credit of American history.
Must have ½ credit of Economics and ½ credit of American Government.
Physical Education 2 Credits Must include ½ credit of Health Literacy.
Electives 9 Credits
Total 24 Credits

Graduation Recognition Levels

Valedictorian

Student must have a 4.0 GPA and complete 2 AP courses.

Salutatorian

Student must have a 3.9 GPA and complete 1 AP course.

Graduation with Honors

Student must have at least a 3.75 GPA.

CCHS AP Classes

AP Calculus AP German Language
AP Spanish Language AP Spanish Literature
AP Junior English Language Composition AP Senior English Literature & Composition

All students enrolled in an AP course must take the AP test in May. The test must be pre-paid by the end of the first semester.