Graduation Requirements

ACADEMIC DIPLOMA

ENGLISH

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

HISTORY

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

SCIENCE

4 units of credit

1 unit must be Biology

MATH

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

ELECTIVES

8 units of credit

2 units each year

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TOTAL

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24 units of credit

ADVANCED ACADEMIC DIPLOMA

ENGLISH

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

HISTORY

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

SCIENCE

4 units of credit

1 unit must be Biology

MATH

4 units of credit

1 unit each year

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

2 units of credit

ELECTIVES

8 units of credit

2 units each year

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TOTAL

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26 units of credit

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3.00 GPA or higher

Electives may include but are not limited to: Literature, Home Economics, Physical Education, Art, Drama, Bible, Mechanics, Computer, Typing, Vocational, Foreign Language, Sign Language

Students may earn only 2 credits in each elective course with the exception of Bible, Literature and Foreign Language. Other exceptions must be approved by the school administrators.

Students taking Home Economics, Computer and Typing must use an approved curriculum.

A unit is equal to 135 hours of study. This is equivalent to approximately 45 minutes per day for 175 days.

Students may earn credits toward graduation the beginning of their freshman year. OCS does allow 2 credits of core subjects to be earned in the 8th grade. These credits must be high school (9-12) subjects. Core subjects include math, science, history and english. Curriculum is subject to approval by school administrators.

OCS will not issue a diploma to a student who is under the age of 17.