ISD #728 Graduation Requirements - Policy #6010

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    District #728 Credit and Course Requirements (Graduation year 2018 and beyond)

        8 credits English
        7 credits Social Studies
        6 credits Mathematics
        6 credits Science
        2 credits Arts
        1 credit Health
        1 credit Physical Education
      12 credits Elective Credits (these credits may be chosen from
    any courses offered)

    TOTAL
    REQUIRED

    43 credits  

     

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    District #728 Credit and Course Requirements (Graduation year 2017)

        8 credits English
        8 credits Social Studies
        6 credits Mathematics
        6 credits Science
        2 credits Arts
        1 credit Health
        1 credit Physical Education
      11 credits Elective Credits (these credits may be chosen from
    any courses offered)

    TOTAL
    REQUIRED

    43 credits  

     

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    Students first enrolled in grade 8 in 2012-2013 (Class of 2017) and later must be offered the opportunity but are not required to participate in a national college entrance exam during the school day.  MDE will no longer be tracking graduation assessments.
     
    The Minnesota Department of Education also has specific credit requirements for math and science:
    • Math:  Complete an Algebra I credit by the end of 8th grade, take 2 Geometry credits and earn 2 Algebra II credits.
    • Science: Earn 2 Biology credits and earn 2 Chemistry OR 2 Physics credits