Graduation Requirements

23.5 credits are needed for Graduation. Students MUST earn the number of credits listed by each subject area per the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the School Board of Philadelphia, along with one of the Pathways for Graduation.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has 5 pathways to graduation. You can read more about these pathways!

Pennsylvania Department of Education Graduation Pathways


4 credits- English
3 credits- Mathematics
3 credits- Science
4 credits- Social Studies
2 credits- World Languages
2 credits- Arts/ Humanities
4 credits- Electives (one in math or science)
1.5 credits- Health and Physical Education

Additionally, all students must complete a Senior Project. This will be a part of the English 4 class.