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York High School Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for a diploma from York High School, a student must complete the course of studies prescribed by the State of Maine and by the York School Committee in the core curriculum.

    CLASSES OF 2018-2019 BEGINNING WITH CLASS OF 2020
    ENGLISH 4 credits ENGLISH 4 credits
    MATHEMATICS 3 credits MATHEMATICS 3 credits
    SCIENCE 3 credits SCIENCE 3 credits
    SOCIAL STUDIES   SOCIAL STUDIES  
    American Studies
    1 credit
    Global Studies
    1 credit
    American Experience (20th Century America) or AP US History
    1 credit
    US History
    1 credit
    Preparation for Citizenship or Political & Legal Studies
    1/2 credit
    Preparation for Citizenship or Political & Legal Studies
    1/2 credit
    Economics
    1/2 credit
    Economics
    1/2 credit
    PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 credit PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 credit
    VISUAL ARTS - ART I 1/2 credit VISUAL ARTS - ART I 1/2 credit
    PERFORMACE ARTS - MUSIC 1/2 credit PERFORMACE ARTS - MUSIC 1/2 credit
    HEALTH 1 credit HEALTH 1 credit
    TECHNOLOGY AND CAREERS 1/2 credit CAREER PLANNING AND FINANCIAL LITERACY 1/2 credit
    ELECTIVES 7 1/2 credits ELECTIVES 7 1/2 credits
    CAREER QUEST PROGRAM Required CAREER QUEST PROGRAM Required
    Total to Graduate 24 credits Total to Graduate 24 credits

  • In order to march and participate in the graduation ceremony, a YHS student must have fulfilled all graduation requirements as shown in the diploma requirements above.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT COLLEGE PREPARATORY STUDENTS TAKE A MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE DURING HIGH SCHOOL.




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