Graduation Requirements

  1. Credit Requirement:  230 Credits  

  2. Subject Requirements:

    English

    40

    Full Course each year

    Social Studies

    35

    Government 5 (semester)
    Economics 5 (semester)
    US History 10
    World History 10
    Global Studies 5 (semester)

    Mathematics

    20

    Must Include Algebra

    Science

    20

    Physical Science 10
    Life Science 10

    Health Education

    5

    9th grade, paired with Global/International Studies

    Physical Education

    20

    Usually 9th and 10th grade

    Visual & Performing Arts
    or
    World Language

    10

    One year of either

    Electives

    80

    Total

    230

  3. Algebra Requirement:  At least one course, or a combination of two courses, in algebra must be completed with a passing grade prior to receiving a diploma of graduation from high school. At MHHS, this means that students must complete Math 1 or any higher level math course.

  4. Service Hours:  All students are required to complete 40 hours of community service over the course of their high school career.

  5. School Attendance Requirement:  All students are required to attend high school for four years.  Seniors may apply to participate in the Early Graduation Program.  Early graduates may attend the prom and June graduation ceremonies.  Completion of an application process and principal approval are required.