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Graduation Requirements


As stipulated by the State of Georgia:

Language Art (FOUR CREDITS) - English 9-12 grade

Social Studies (THREE CREDITS) - World History, U.S. History, Economics (1/2), Government (1/2)

Foreign Language (TWO CREDITS) - two credits of the same language.

​Electives (FOUR CREDITS)

Math (FOUR CREDITS) - Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and fourth year choice [advanced algebra and trigonometry, algebra III, pre-calculus, discrete mathematics, calculus, AP calculus, statistics, IB mathematics, or analysis (per Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia)

Science (FOUR CREDITS) - Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, and fourth year choice. We recommend Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Health/Physical Education (ONE CREDIT)

Fine Arts/Technology/Level III Foreign Language (ONE CREDIT)

Four years of a Heritage high school education:

  • 4 credits of Literature

  • 4.25 credits of History

  • 4 credits of English grammar and composition

  • 4 credits of Rhetoric/Speech (counts towards the required electives)

  • 2 credits of Foreign Language

Courses to be taken outside of Heritage:  maths, sciences, fine arts/CTAE and PE/Fitness.

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