Graduation Requirements

Students at BCCHS, upon graduation, should be able to:
  • Access and organize information
  • Communicate effectively
  • Solve problems thoughtfully
  • Act responsibly

 

Birmingham Community Charter High School Graduation Requirements (Class of 2016-2019):

Subject

Credits (230 total)

Social Studies

30 credits

English

40 credits

Mathematics

20 credits

Lab Science

20 credits

Visual/ Performing Arts

10 credits

Electives

75 credits

Applied Technology

10 credits

Physical Education

20 credits

Health

5 credits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 For Class of 2020 and on:

        BCCHS Graduation Requirements

 

A-G Subject Credits Courses

A   Requirement

Social Studies

20

World History

US History

B   Requirement

English Language Arts

40

English 9

English 10

Am Lit-Cont. Comp/AP Eng. Lang

ERWC/AP Eng. Lit

C   Requirement

Mathematics*

30

Algebra 1

Geometry

Algebra 2

D   Requirement

Science

20

Biology

Chemistry/Environmental Science

E   Requirement

LOTE*

20

2 years of Spanish or

2 years of French

F   Requirement

Visual & Performing Arts

10

Various courses

G   Requirement

Electives

10

American Government

Economics

Other Requirements

 

20

Physical Education

5

Health

10

CTE course

45

Electives

 

 

230*

 

 

-Students must earn a D or better in all courses.

-Validation rules will apply for courses passed with a ā€œCā€ or better in the areas of Math and LOTE.

-*Students with eligible disabilities that qualify under Federal laws, must attempt a third year of math and a second year of LOTE in order to qualify for a BCCHS diploma. Students must complete a total of 230 credits to receive a high school diploma.

Effective January 2019 for class of 2020 and beyond.