9 th GRADE PATRIOT SUCCESS NIGHT. HOW HIGH SCHOOL WORKS. Understanding Academics. Credits-what are your classes worth? How many credits will you earn each year? Progressing from one grade to the next What happens if you don’t earn enough credit? Which courses are required for graduation?
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HOW HIGH SCHOOL WORKS
½ or .50Carnegie Units.
Most students will have earned24 unitsby the time they graduate
1st Semester2nd Semester
9th English A .50 9th English B .50
Math A .50 Math B .50
Science A .50 Science B .50
Health .50 Person Fit .50
Band (elective) .50 Band (elective) .50
German (elective) .50 German (elective) .50
Total 3 units Total 3 units
Total for the year = 6 units
For Promotion to the 10th Grade = 5.5 credits
9TH to 10th Grade = 5.5 units
10th to 11th Grade = 11.5 units
11th to 12th Grade = 17 units
Total Units to Graduate = minimum 23 units
4 units of English/Language Arts required, including:
Requirements for Health/PE
These tests are given in the 11th grade.