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BREADCRUMB

Graduation Requirements

Bellevue School District Credit Requirements

SUBJECT

SEMESTERS

CREDITS

English

8

4.0

Mathematics

6

3.0

Social Studies

7

3.5

Science *

6

3.0

Career & Technical Education

2

1.0

Fine Arts (Drama, Music, Visual Art) **

4

2.0

Health

1

0.5

Physical Education

3

1.5

World Language ***

4

2.0

Electives

7

3.5

TOTAL

48

24

NON CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Washington State History
  • High School and Beyond Plan
  • 40 hours of Community Service
  • Students must earn a 2.0 cumulative Grade Point Average

STATE ASSESSMENTS:

Students are expected to take all state assessments including the SBA for ELA and Math. Students meeting the standard will also meet the Graduation Pathway requirement for graduation.

* The Science requirement of 3.0 credits must include two lab classes. 

** The Fine Arts requirement of 2.0 credits can include 1 credit of Personalized Pathway Requirement (PPR). 

*** For World Language, both credits can be PPR. Credits must be in the same language. 

The 3rd credit of science and the 3rd credit of math are chosen by the student and based on the student’s interest and High School and Beyond Plan, and approved by the parent or guardian, or, if the parent or guardian is unavailable or does not indicate a preference, the school counselor or principal. 

Personalized Pathway Requirement (PPR) are related courses that lead to a specific post high school career or educational outcome chosen by the student based on the student’s interests and High School and Beyond Plan, that may include Career and Technical Education and are intended to provide a focus for the student’s learning. Students may have up to 3 PPR credits. 

Some CTE courses are cross credited with other subject areas. Please see the CTE Course Equivalency Credits table for further information.

College & University Entrance Requirements