Graduation Requirements

The SSIS High School curriculum and learning experience is designed to prepare students for successful post-secondary learning and living. In addition to rigorous college preparatory courses, students participate in an extensive community service and activity program which aims to cultivate a sense of responsibility and commitment to their community and their world. The SSIS High School Diploma is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). As such, graduates have full access to all universities that accept an American high school diploma.



THE SSIS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Academic Discipline

Required Credits

  English

4 (core English classes*)

  Mathematics

3

  Science

3

  Social Studies

3

  Modern World Languages

2 (two consecutive years of the same language)

  Physical Education/Health

2 (core PE classes**)

  Fine Arts

1

              1 Electives will vary

Will vary

              Total

Minimum 24


* Core English classes are English 9, English 10, and any AP or IB English course
** Core Physical Education/Health classes are PE/Health 9 and PE/Health 10