• 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