• GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS  

    The Saint Louis Public Schools (SLPS) requires 24 units of high school credit, which must be earned from grades 9th through 12th with a grade of D or higher. 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 from 9th grade through 12th grade.
     
    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. 
    NOTE: The SLPS District requires all seniors to complete at least two of  assessments to participate in the commencement ceremony. Those assessments are:
     
                - Armed Service Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
                - American College Test (ACT)
     
    Adiditonal Test may include :Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
             
     State/SLPS Minimum Requirements
     
    CORE CLASSES
    Communication Arts............................................................. 4 credits
      Social Studies ....................................................................... 3 credits
      Mathematics ......................................................................... 3 credits
      Science ................................................................................ 3 credits
    SPECIALIZED CLASSES/ELECTIVES
                                                                                          Practical Arts/Fine Arts...1 credit each
                                                                                          Health/Personal Finance ...0.5 credit each
                                                                                          Physical Education... 1 credit
                                                                                          Electives...7 credits
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    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS...................................... 24 credits