Core 40 with Academic and Technical Honors Diploma Requirements

Core 40 with Academic and Technical Honors Diploma Requirements:

Course and Credit Requirements

English/Language Arts

8 credits:

2 credits: English 9

2 credits: English 10

2 credits: English 11 or AP English Language

2 credits: English 12 or AP English Literature

Mathematics

8 credits:

2 credits: Algebra I

2 credits: Geometry

2 credits: Algebra II

2 credits: Pre Cal or Calculus or Finite

Science

6 credits:

2 credits: Biology I

2 credits: Chemistry I or Physics I or ICP

2 credits: Any Core 40 Science Course

Social Studies

6 credits:

2 credits: US History

2 credits: World History/Civilization or

Geography/History of the World

1 credit: US Government

1 credit: Economics

World Language

6 credits:

Three years of a single Foreign Language or two years of one Foreign Language and two more years of another Foreign Language.

Electives

7 credits

Fine Arts

2 credits

Physical Education

3 credits:

1 credit: PE I

1 credit: PE II

1 credit: PE Elective

Health and Wellness

1 credit: Health

 

Total Credits

48 credits to graduate with a Core 40 With Academic Honors

 

 

Additional Academic Honors Requirements

 

  • Students must maintain a C or better in courses that will count toward the diploma.
  • Complete their Senior year with a GPA of a 3.0 (B) or above.
  • Must complete one of the following:
    • Earn 4 credits in two or more AP courses and take corresponding AP exams.
    • Earn 6 verifiable college credits from the approved dual credit list.
    • Earn two of the following:
      • 2 credits in AP courses and take exams.
      • 3 verifiable college credits from the approved dual credit list.
      • 2 credits in IP standard level courses and take exams.
    • SAT combined score of a 1750; with a minimum score of a 530 in each subject.
    • ACT composite score of a 26 or higher with the written section
    • Earn 4 credits in IP courses and take the exams.

Additional Technical Honors Requirements

  • Complete all Core 40 with AH requirements
  • Earn 6 credits in the college and career preparation courses in a state-approved College and Career Pathway and one of the following:
    • State approved, industry recognized certification or credential
    • Pathway dual credits from the state approved list
    • Earn the following minimum scores on Accuplacer:
      • Writing 80
      • Reading 90
      • Math 75
    • Earn the following minimum scores on Compass:
      • Algebra 66
      • Writing 70
      • Reading 80
  • Complete one of the following:
    • Any one of the options for the AH requirements
    • Earn the following scores or higher on WorkKeys:
      • Reading for Information Level 6
      • Applied Mathematics Level 6
      • Locating Information Level 5
















































































































EVSC Core 40 with Academic and Technical Honors Diploma Requirements