The Summerville Union High School District has developed policies and procedures that address promotion and acceleration. Progress toward graduation shall be based on the number of credits earned. Below are the requirements for each subject and total credit amounts required for graduation.
Eight consecutive semesters of English.
Two semesters of World History; two semesters of U.S. History; one semester of U.S. Government; one semester of Economics/Government.
Six semesters selected from mathematics course offerings required of all students. All students must complete Math I.
Four semesters of science required; one year of Life Science, one year of Earth/Physical Science.
Students must be enrolled for each of the first six semesters of high school. Six semesters must be passed.
Fine Arts/Foreign Language
Students must pass one year of a foreign language, art, music, photo or drama. CTE course work may substitute for this requirement.
One semester of Health and one semester of Keyboarding during the freshman year and two semesters of Senior Seminar in the senior year.
As indicated by the major course of study and the student’s life plan.
Total Required for Graduation
- Students transferring into the district from another high school shall be awarded credits toward graduation based on courses completed elsewhere without penalty resulting from variation of local requirements.
- Students earning a comprehensive diploma must successfully complete a senior project.