• The St. Louis Public School District requires a minimum of twenty-four (24) units of high school credit, which must be earned in grades nine and above. This program of required and elective courses is to be planned  cooperatively by the student, parents, and school counselor. All students must attend (8) semesters in grades nince (9) and above.
     
    All students shall be scheduled for a minimum of eight (8) periods per day except for seniors who are enrolled in an area college part  of the day or involved in an approved work-study program. Seven of the eight assignments must be classes offered for credit.
     
    NOTE: The SLPS District requires all seniors to complete two of three assessments to participate in the commencement ceremony. Those assessments are:
     
                - Armed Service Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
                - American College Test (ACT)
                - College Placement Test (COMPASS)
     
     
     
     
     State/SLPS Minimum Requirements
    Communication Arts............................................................ 4 credits
    Social Studies ...................................................................... 3 credits
    Mathematics ........................................................................ 3 credits
    Science ................................................................................ 3 credits
    Fine Arts ............................................................................... 1 credit
    Practical Arts......................................................................... 1 credit
    Personal Finance................................................................ 0.5 credit
    Health ................................................................................ 0.5 credit
    Physical Education................................................................ 1 credit
    Electives .............................................................................. 7 credits
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    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS...................................... 24 credits
     
     
     
     
     
     
    College Bound Requirements
    Communication Arts............................................................ 4 credits
    Social Studies ...................................................................... 3 credits
    Mathematics ........................................................................ 4 credits
    Science ................................................................................ 4 credits
    Fine Arts ............................................................................... 1 credit
    Practical Arts......................................................................... 1 credit
    Personal Finance................................................................ 0.5 credit
    Health ................................................................................ 0.5 credit
    Physical Education................................................................ 1 credit
    Electives .............................................................................. 7 credits
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                                           **Two years of Foreign Language recommended
     
    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS...................................... 27 credits
     
     
     
    50 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE A DIPLOMA.