Graduation Requirements

A student must earn a minimum of 200 credits in courses approved by the GCC for high school credit in order to graduate. The grade point average (GPA) on all credits counted toward graduation shall not be less than 1.0 on a 4.0 scale. Courses offered by the GCC for high school credit usually award five (5) credits for each course completed each semester. The minimum of 200 credits for graduation from high school shall include:


Subject AreaCredits
Life Science (Life Science, Biology, Anatomy/Physiology)10
Physical Science (Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics)10
World History10
U.S. History10
American Government5
Fine Arts or Foreign Language10
Physical Education20
Service Learning5
Career Technical Education (CTE)20
Senior Capstone5
Elective Courses20

A printable copy of SAVA’s graduation requirements is available here.