Graduation Requirements

Lutheran High North
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Recommended High School Program

4 credits in English - English 1, 2, 3, 4
4 credits in mathematics as specified by the Texas Education Agency
4 credits in science as specified by the Texas Education Agency
3½ credits in social studies - 1 credit World history, 1 credit Geography, 1 credit U.S. history, ½ credit U.S. Government
½ credit Economics
½ credit in Health
1½ credits in Physical education
2 credits in the same language other than English
1 credit in computer/technology
1 credit in fine arts
½ credit in communication applications (speech)
1 credit in theology each year at LHN
3½ elective credits (additional courses beyond those listed, only ½ in PE can be used)
Minimum total credits: 26 + theology credit every semester at LHN (30 credits for 4 years)

Distinguished Achievement Program

Courses for the appropriate recommended program with these changes:
3 credits in the same language other than English
2½ elective credits
5 honors credits
4 semesters of approved college courses with an A or B

Students who transfer to Lutheran High North do not need to meet theology requirements for the semesters during which they attended another school.

Students may graduate with a Minimum Program if certain requirements are not met, or if outside credits are used to meet academic core requirements. This option is only considered after 10th grade.


Minimum
Program
Recommended
Program
Distinguished Achievement
Program
 
English 4 4 4  
Mathematics 3 4* 4*  
World History 1 1 1  
World Geography 1 1 1  
US History 1 1 1  
US Government 0.5 0.5 0.5  
Economics 0.5 0.5 0.5  
Science 3 4** 4**  
Health 0.5 0.5 0.5  
Physical Education 1.5 1.5 1.5  
Communication App 0.5 0.5 0.5  
Foreign Language 0 2 3  
Technology 1 1 1  
Fine Arts 0 1 1  
Electives 5.5 3.5 2.5  
Theology 4 4 4 ½ per sem. at LHN
Total 27 30 30  

* must include Algebra 1 & 2, and Geometry
** must include two physical science credits and one biology credit