SSL Certificate

Graduation Requirements

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To receive their high school diploma, Upper School students are expected to have a minimum of 19.5 credits, including:
English: 4 credits
Math: 3 credits, beginning with Algebra I (4 credits are strongly recommended)
Science: 3 credits (Conceptual Physics, Chemistry, and Biology)
History: 3 credits, including U.S. History
Language: 2 consecutive credits in the same language (in grades 9-12)
Arts: 1 credit
Religion: 1 credit (Introduction to Religion)
Wellness: .5 credit (Health and Fitness)
Electives: 2 credits
Total required for graduation: 19.5 credits and 15 Hours of Community Service/Year Enrolled

Standard Course of Study

9th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th Grade
English 9English 10English (2)English (2)
History 9History 10 U.S. HistoryReligion
MathMathMath3rd class
Conceptual PhysicsChemistryBiology4th class
Foreign LanguageForeign Language5th class5th class
Health and Fitness/ArtsArts6th class, encouraged6th class, optional
3 afternoon programs3 afternoon programs2 afternoon programs1 afternoon program
15 hours community service15 hours community service15 hours community service15 hours community service

The Class of 2017

College Acceptances: 150
Colleges: 102
Merit Awards: $3.8M

Agnes Scott College
Berry College
Carnegie Mellon University
Centre College
Chattanooga State Technical Community College (2)
DePaul University (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences)
East Tennessee State University (2)
Elon University
Gap Year
Hampshire College (2)
Indiana University at Bloomington
Kennesaw State University
Lafayette College
Lewis & Clark College
Loyola University New Orleans
Maryville College
New York University (College of Arts and Science)
Tennessee Technological University (2)
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (4)
University of Chicago
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri Columbia
University of North Dakota
University of North Texas
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of the South (6)
University of Wyoming
Wellesley College (2)
Xavier University of Louisiana
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