Graduation Requirements

At Valley Christian High School we are committed to the integration of each subject with the truths and Christian values contained in the Bible. For that reason we expect that students will meet their graduation requirements on our campus, and we expect each student to spend all four years enrolled in VCHS. Attending summer school or carrying more than a normal load during the regular school year should be regarded as an enrichment of the student’s education, rather than a way to accelerate meeting graduation requirements. 

A senior will not be awarded a diploma and may not participate in the graduation ceremony until he/she has completed all requirements and accumulated the total credits necessary. All financial obligations must be met before a student can receive his/her diploma and before final transcripts can be sent on to colleges.

Students are expected to be enrolled at VCHS with a full seven period course load, unless an appeal is approved for extenuating academic circumstances or a unique opportunity. Seniors meeting graduation requirements may be permitted to have an additional unscheduled first or last period. They must, however, leave campus or be in supervised areas during this unscheduled time.

THE TOTAL MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE IS 240. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATING

CREDITSYEARSUBJECT AREA
404Bible*
404English
303Math
101Physical Education/Health
202Science
303Social Studies/History**
101Visual & Performing Arts
404Electives (often extra academic classes)
202Foreign Language

* Bible is required for each semester of attendance at VCHS. Required Bible credits are waived for any semester that the student does not attend VCHS. These credits are then added to the required elective credits for a total of 240.

** The history requirement is specifically met with a world history course, US History, and Economics and Government.

High School graduates pose together after graduation





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