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Graduation Requirements

Testing Requirements: All Santa Fe South students will participate in state testing.

 

SANTA FE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

Students will earn 7.5 credits per year on the traditional semester schedule. They will have 7 classes and TEAMS each semester. Each semester course counts for .5 credit, and TEAMS counts for .25 credits per semester.

7.5 credits possible /year X 4 years = 30 credits possible                                                      27 credits required*

* Students entering from other districts or needing special considerations may appeal to the Building Principal, Director of Special Education and Director of Counseling.

 

PATHWAYS MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL

Students earn 9 credits per year on the block schedule. They have 4 classes and HOUSE each semester. Each block course counts for 1 credit, and HOUSE counts for .5 credits each semester. Graduation requirements are on a sliding scale based on the year the student enters Pathways Middle College High School.

Students entering as:

Grade 9           9 credits/year   X    4 years   =   36 credits possible                                       34 credits required

Grade 10         6 previous credits  +   9 credits/yr   X   3 yrs    =    33 credits possible           32 credits required

Grade 11         12 previous credits   +  9 credits/yr    X    2 yrs     =  30 credits possible        30 credits required

Grade 12         18 previous credits   +  9 credits/yr    X    1 year   =  27 credits possible        27 credits required

 

VALEDICTORIAN SELECTION: Because the number of credits strongly impacts the overall GPA of a student, honor students will continue to be recognized by the robe color. The student selected to speak at graduation will be selected based on GPA, Conduct, and administrator approval.

 

GRADUATION EXCEPTIONS BASED ON STATE COLLEGE PREP/WORK READY MINIMUM STANDARDS: In case of extenuating circumstances, a student may request reduced credit requirements or shortened school day. This request must be presented to an appeal committee including but not limited to Site Principal, Site Counselor, Director of Counseling and Director of Special Education. In order to be considered, student must have met all State, Oklahoma Promise and Santa Fe South Curricular Requirements.

 

CORE CURRICULUM EXCEPTIONS: In case of extenuating circumstances, a student may request to graduate based on Oklahoma State Core Curriculum Standards instead of College Prep/Work Ready Standards. This request must be approved by the appeal committee consisting of Site Principal, Director of Counseling and Director of Special Education.

 

 

All students must complete additional requirements as outlined by The State of Oklahoma.

 

Santa Fe South High School Graduation Requirements:

- English Lang Arts       4 credits

- Mathematics               4 credits at or above Algebra I (3 credits must be obtained in grades 9-12)

- Science                       4 credits including Biology and Chemistry (3 lab sciences required)

- Social Studies             4 credits: 0.5 OK History, 0.5 Geography, 1 World History, 1 US History, 0.5 Government, 0.5 Personal                       Financial Literacy

- Senior Seminar           1 credit

- Fine Arts                     1 credit

- World Language/Computers  Must select from the following options:

1) 2 years of the same world language; 1 year computer
2) 2 years computer; 1 year world language

- Electives                      7 Elective credits to equal total number of credit requirements

 

Pathways Graduation Requirements:

- English Language Arts   4 credits

- Mathematics                   4 credits at or above Algebra I (3 credits must be obtained in grades 9-12)

- Science                          4 credits including Biology and Chemistry (3 lab sciences required)

- Social Studies                4 credits (must include .5 Oklahoma History, 1 US History, 1 Government)

- Senior Capstone            1 credit – Personal Financial Literacy Passport Requirements embedded in this course

- Fine Arts                        1 credit

- World Language/Computers  Must select from the following options:

1) 2 years of the same world language, 1 year computer
2) 2 years computer, 1 year world language

- Electives                      Electives to equal total number of credit requirements based on sliding scale