• Madison County School District

    Graduation Requirements

    CURRICULUM AREA

    UNITS

    REQUIRED SUBJECTS

    ENGLISH

    4

    English I

    English II*****

    English III

    English IV

    MATHEMATICS

    4*

    Algebra I*****

    Geometry

    Algebra II

    One (1) Additional Math

    SCIENCE

    4

    Biology I*****

    One (1) Physical Science**

    Two (2) Additional Sciences

    SOCIAL STUDIES

    4

    Mississippi Studies (½ Credit)

    Geography (½ Credit)

    World History

    U.S. History*****

    U.S. Government (½ Credit)

    Economics (½ Credit)

    HEALTH/PE

    1

    Comprehensive or Family/Individual (½ Credit)

    &

    Physical Education (½ Credit) ***

    TECHNOLOGY

    1

    Keyboarding/Computer Applications or STEM

    THE ARTS

    1

    ELECTIVES

    5

    TOTAL UNITS

    24

    *Pre-Algebra, Transitions to Algebra and Algebra I successfully completed in the 8th grade will count for one (1) Carnegie unit credit. At least two (2) of the four (4) required mathematics courses must be higher than Algebra I.

    **The physical science requirement can be met by successful completion of classes such as Physical Science, Chemistry I and Physics I.

    ***The PE requirement can be met by participation in Band, ROTC, Athletics and other MHSAA sanctioned activities.

    *****In addition to successfully completing the above courses, each student must earn a passing grade on the following state-mandated subject area tests: Algebra I, Biology I, English II Multiple Choice and Writing, and U.S. History.