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Graduation Requirements



Graduation Requirements 

Class of 2019Class of 2020Class of 2021 and beyond
28.5 credits in the following areas: 28 credits in the following areas:28 credits in the following areas:
4 credits of English4 credits of English 4 credits of English 
 4 credits of Social Studies4 credits of Social Studies 4 credits of Social Studies 
 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Science  3 credits of Science 
3 credits of Math 3 credits of Math  3 credits of Math  
 1 credit of Physical Education 1 credit of Physical Education  1 credit of Physical Education 
 .5 credit Health .5 credit Health.5 credit Health 
1 credit of Fine Arts 1 credit of Fine Arts  1 credit of Fine Arts  
1 credit of Digital Learning 1 credit of Digital Learning   .5 credit of Digital Learning 
 11 credits of Electives  10.5 credits of Electives  11 credits of Electives

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, Environmental Science, PreCalculus, World History 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 Accelerated English 9 & 10. 

Codes 
ACL - Accelerated         ALT - Alternative         ALC - Area Learning Center
SS - Summer School    HON - Honors            TA - Teacher's Aide
VOC - Vocational          CIS- Concurrent Enrollment (College in the Schools)