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Graduation Requirements



Graduation Requirements 
Class of 2018                                   Class of 2019                             Class of 2020                         Class of 2021 & Beyond
28.5 credits including:                      28.5 credits including:                28 credits including:                28 credits including:

4 English                                          4 English                                    4 English                                4 English
4 Social Studies                               4 Social Studies                         4 Social Studies                     4 Social Studies
3 Science                                         3 Science                                   3 Science                               3 Science
3 Math                                             3 Math                                        3 Math                                    3 Math
1 Physical Education                      1 Physical Education                  1 Physical Education             1 Physical Education
.5 Health                                         .5 Health                                     .5 Health                                .5 Health
1 Fine Arts                                      1 Fine Arts                                  1 Fine Arts                             1 Fine Arts
.5 Digital Citizenship                       .5 Digital Citizenship                   .5 Digital Citizenship             .5 21st Century Citizenship
                                                       .5 21st Century Citizenship        .5 21st Century Citizenship

Students are also required to participate in Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments in Math (Grade 11), Reading (Grade 10) and Science (Grade 10).  Students will also participate in College and Career Readiness Assessments in Grade 10 and Grade 11.

Schedule and Credits 
Becker High School operates on a 5 block trimester system. Credits are earned at the end of each trimester. A trimester block class is equal to a .5 credit (or a 1/2 a year of a course). Students can earn up to 7.5 credits per year.

Each trimester class is equivalent to a half of a year of a course (.5 credit = 1/2 year).

Grading Scale 
Becker High School follows a 4.0 unweighted grading scale.
A+ =4.000B+ =3.334C+ =2.334D+ =1.334
A =4.000B =3.000C =2.000D =1.000
A- =3.667B- =2.667C- =1.667D- =.667

Special Programs 
We offer college classes in Writing, Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Human Biology and Government. Students can also take the AP Calculus AB exam after completing AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC exam after completing AP Calculus BC, the AP Statistics exam after completing AP Statistics and the AP Biology exam after completing AP Biology. We also offer Honors English 9 & 10. 

Codes 
ACL - Accelerated        ALT - Alternative         ALC - Area Learning Center
PS - Post Secondary    SK - Skinny                 SS - Summer School
HON - Honors               TA - Teacher's Aide    VOC - Vocational