Graduation Requirements

High School students are offered a variety of courses from which to choose. Students must earn 22 credits plus 1 credit of Bible for each year enrolled in grades 9-12.

Requirements for Class of 2019 through Class of 2021

  • English: 4 credits
  • Math: 2 credits
  • Science: 2 credits
  • Social Studies: 3 credits, (one of which must be US History II)
  • Foreign Language: 2 credits
  • Physical Education: 1 credit
  • Health: .5 credit
  • Technology: .5 credit (students may test out of this requirement)
  • Electives (credit in any subject earned beyond the graduation requirements): 7.5 credits

Requirements that go into effect for Class of 2022

  • English: 4 credits
  • Math: 2 or 3 credits
  • Science: 2 or 3 credits
  • Social Studies: 3 credits, (one of which must be US History II)
  • Foreign Language: 2 credits
  • Physical Education: 1 credit
  • Health: .5 credit
  • Technology: .5 credit (students may test out of this requirement)
  • Electives: 6 credits (including Speech, required for graduation) 

Three years each of math and science with additional courses in music, art, creative writing, computers and public speaking are highly recommended, particularly if the student plans to attend college. 

 Dakar Academy offer guidance services to help students make the most of their high school experience and meet graduation requirements.