Graduation Requirements


VCCS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND PROMOTION GUIDELINES

Courses

Bible  (4 units)

English  (4 units)

Mathematics  (4 units)
(Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Other)

Social Studies (4 units)
(U. S. Government & Economics, U. S. History,
World History, Economics)

Science (3 units)
(Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry (or higher level)

Foreign Language (2 units)

Physical Education and Health (1 unit)

Elective  (4 units)

GRADES 9-12 TOTAL UNITS —> 26


Preschool  (K3 & K4)

  • End-of year assessment to determine individual strengths and needs.
  • Information is forwarded to the teacher at next grade level.
  • Child promoted unless indicated otherwise by administration.

Elementary (K5-5th Grades)

  • Promotion only with successful completion of grade level requirements. Includes:
  • Mastery of grade level competencies and making an acceptable score on yearly standardized test.

Middle (6th-8th Grades)

  • Must pass Bible, English, math, science and history with a grade of 70 (D) or higher.
  • Making an acceptable score on yearly standardized test.

High (9th-12th Grades)

9th Grade – Score of 70 (D) or higher in six classes, which must include Bible, English 9 and one math class

10th Grade – Student must have accumulated at least 12 credits (passed 12 courses with grades of 70 or higher), which must include Bible, English 9 and 10, two math courses (including Algebra I), one science course, one history course and one physical education course.

11th Grade – Student must have accumulated at least 19 credits (passed 19 courses with grades 70 or higher), which must include Bible, English 9, 10 & 11, three math courses (must include Algebra I and Geometry or Algebra II), two science courses, two history courses and one P. E. course.

12th Grade – Student must have successfully completed 26 credits (passed 26 courses with grades of 70 or higher. Please see graduation requirements for list of credits. In addition, all students (grades 9-12) must make an acceptable score on the yearly standardized test.