Graduation Requirements

Dr. Charles E. Medical Arts High School

Graduation Requirements

State graduation requirements and the local requirements apply to all students in Dr. Charles Medical Arts High School. To graduate with a state-endorsed diploma, a student must have taken and passed a program which includes the following courses taken over the four years of high school:

A. 4 years of English

B. 4 years of Health and Physical education

C. 3 years of Math

D. 2 years of History

E. 1 year Global Studies/Finical Literature

F. 3 years of Science

G. 1 year of Fine and Performing Arts

H. 1 year of Vocational (CTE)

I. 1 year of World Language

J. *A student must pass all parts of the 11th grade HSPT

To move from one homeroom grade level to a higher honoree grade level, students in grade 9-12 are required to pass the course requirements as determined by a credit system. The number of credits earned is determined by the number of periods that a class is held each week. The minimum credit requirements necessary for promotion as of 2009 -2010 academic years are as follows:

Promotion Credit Requirement 9-12

• 9th grade - 30 credits
•10th grade - 60 credits
•11th grade - 90 credits
•12th grade - 120 credits

•Graduation - 120 credits

All high schools in the Camden City School District should be on 4.0 GPA weighing system:

•A = 4.0
•B = 3.0
•C = 2.0
•D = 1.0
•F = 0.0

All Honors and AP courses in the Camden City School District should receive a weight of:

•A = 5.0
•B = 4.0
•C = 3.0
•D = 2.0
•F = 00

NJ STATE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS TABLE



9th: 2001
Grad: 2005
 
9th: 2002
Grad: 2006
 
 9th: 2003
Grad: 2007
 9th: 2004
Grad: 2008
A. Language Arts Literacy   20 Credits  20 Credits  20 Credits  20 Credits
 B. Health and Physical Education  20 Credits  20 Credits  20 Credits  20 Credits
 C. Mathematics  15 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits
 D. Science  10 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits
E. Social Studies
5-Golbal Studies
5-U.S. History 1
5-U.S. History 2
 15 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits  15 Credits
 F. Visual, Performing &
Practical Arts
 5 Credits  5 Credits  10 Credits  10 Credits
 G. World Language  N/A  N/A  10 Credits  10 Credits
 Required Subject Area
Credits Need To Graduate
 85 90 105 105
 Credit Attempted 140 140 140 140
 Electives 55 50 35 35

 

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