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St. Francis Area Schools
A PreK-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2016 & beyond

Students must earn a minimum of 57 trimester credits in in the required areas and complete Minnesota State Assessment requirements in order to earn the SFHS diploma. A trimester credit is defined as credit earned in a one-trimester class in a five-period day. Credits students are required to complete in order to graduate are listed in the curriculum areas below:

  • English 8.0 credits - (2 credits per year)
  • Social Studies 8.0 credits
    • Civics 9 & Geography 9
    • American History A & B or AP US History A & B
    • Economics & Geography 11 or College Economics & College Geography
    • Modern World History & Ancient World History or AP European History
  • Math successful completion of courses up through Algebra 2 & Probability and Statistics
  • Science 7.0 credits
    • Physical Science (2 credits)
    • Biology (2 credits)
    • Chemistry or Physics or College Physics (2 credits)
    • Earth and Space Science (1 credit)
  • Physical Education 3.0 credits
    • Physical Education 1
    • Physical Education 2
    • Physical Education Elective (class of 2019 only)
  • Health 1.0 credit
  • Futures Prep. 1.0 credit
  • Arts/Music 2.0 credits
  • CTE (Career and Technical Education) 1.0 credit (Starting with the class of 2023 - pending school board approval 2019)
  • Electives vary


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