• REQUIREMENTS  FOR  GRADUATION

    Students need to complete 27 credits in grades 9-12 to graduate from Fairfield Area High School, successfully complete a graduation project (through the Class of 2016), and be proficient on state standardized testing or the equivalent.  Minimum credit requirements include:

    • English = 4 credits
    • Science 4 = credits
    • Mathematics = 4 credits
    • Social Studies 4 credits:
      • Civics = 1
      • American Cultures = 1
      • World History, Psychology, or Sociology = 1
      • Economics & Problems of Democracy = 1
    • Driver Education = .5 credits
    • Health 9 & 11 = .5 credits for each class (.5 + .5 = 1)
    • Personal Finance = .5 credits
    • Family Consumer Science =.5 credits
    • Physical Education = .5 credits for each class  (Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12 = .5 + .5 + .5 + .5 = 2)
    • Electives = 6.5 credits