A unit of credit (1.0) is earned by attending a class for two trimesters. A half-credit (0.5) is earned by attending a class for one trimester.
Credit toward graduation will be granted for A, B, C, D, and P grades. The standard credit will be 0.5 (one-half) trimester credit for a course meeting for 12 weeks. Non-credit grades include F (Failing), N (No-pass) and possibly I (Incomplete).
|Course Requirements||Course and Credit Requirements|
|English Language Arts||4.0|
|Mathematics||3.0 Algebra and above|
|Science (may include some CTE - Ag Science)||3.0|
|Arts (Includes: Fine Arts, World Languages, and Career & Technical Ed.)||2.5|
|TOTAL COURSE CREDITS||26.0|
|Education Plan & Profile - Develop and education plan and build and education profile to guide learning toward student's personal, career, and post-high school goals.||My Academic Plan and Profile (MAPP)|
|Career Related Learning Experiences (CRLE) - Participate in career experiences that connect classroom learning with real life experiences in the workplace, community, and/or school relevant to student's education plan.||Complete two Career Related Learning Experiences|
|Extended Application (EA) - Apply and extend knowledge and skills in new and complex situations related to the student's personal and career interests and post-high school goals.||Complete one Extended Application|
|Volunteer/Community Service||Document 40 hours of service|
Proficiency of Essential Skills
Read and comprehend a variety of text
|Meet or exceed Essential Skill by test or|
Informational and Literary Work Samples
Write clearly and accurately
Meet or exceed Essential Skill by test or Narrative,
Argumentative, and Expository Work Samples
Apply mathematics in a variety of settings
Meet or exceed Essential Skill by test or Algebra,
Geometry and Statistics Work Samples
Honors Diploma Information
Students who desire to be challenged to academic excellence and to increase their chances for success in college or other post secondary programs should consider an Honors Diploma track.
The Honors Diploma is presented to those who meet or exceed the following requirements:
|Core Academic Honors Courses (Minimum 8 Credits)||Credits Possible|
Any Core Academic College Class, 100 level or higher
|AP European History||1.0|
|Honors Algebra II||1.0|
|Advanced Speech||1.0 maximum|
|AP US History||1.5|
|Advanced Biology (Ecology, Genetics and Evolution)||.5 each|
|Discrete Math and Trigonometry||.5|
|Model United Nations||.5|
|Physics II (Energy & Motion)||.5 each|
|World Language III/IV (German/Spanish)||1.0 each|
|Elective Honors Courses (Maximum 2 Credits)||Credits Possible|
|Honors Care and Prevention of Sports Injuries||.5|
|Debate and Argumentation||1.0 maximum|
|Medical Terminology I & II||.5 each|
|Wind Ensemble or Concert Choir||1.0 maximum|
|Yearbook, Editor in Chief||1.0 maximum|
|Completing CTE Program Advanced Coursework:|
|Accounting III, IV||.5 each|
|Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing III|
|Construction III, IV|
|Equipment Ops. and Maintenance, Floriculture: Flower Arrangers' Garden||.5 each|
|Graphic Design II, III||.5 each|
You must meet the minimum graduation requirement for Canby High School Diploma and:
- Earn 8 credits out of the Core Academic Honors Courses with a "C" or better grade.
- Earn at least 2 additional credits from the Core Academic Honors Courses and/or Elective Honors Courses with a "C" or better grade.
- Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, with "Cs" or higher in all classes.
- Earn 28 total credits.