Districts must offer at least one Advanced Opportunity such as Dual Credit, Advanced Placement, Technical Competency Credit, or International Baccalaureate. For more information on Advanced Opportunities, visit: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/student-engagement/advanced-ops/index.html
Required to include a written report and an oral presentation by the end of grade 12 with guidelines set at district level.
College Entrance Exam
Take either the ACT or SAT exam before the end of the student’s 11th grade beginning with students for School Year 2014-2015. Students who miss the college entrance exam in 11th grade because they moved to Idaho from out-of-state, were homeschooled or had a medical issue, could take the state funded make-up exam in the Fall of their 12th grade. For more information on college entrance exams, visit:
Middle School / Junior High Credits
Students must take pre-algebra before entering 9th grade.
A student will have met the high school content and credit requirement for any required high school course if: The student completes such course with a grade C or higher before entering 9th grade; course meets the same content standards that are required for high school and course is taught by a properly certified teacher. Parents of middle school student taking a course for high school credit must be notified that the course is available for high school credit and must be given the option as to whether or not the course is transcribed.
Students are limited to one P.E. class per trimester and two P.E. classes per year, with the exception of Cheerleading.
School District policy requires that a student be in class 90% of the time to receive credit for each course.
Credit is not given for release time, which is typically seminary or work release.
There are 15 credits that can be completed in a year without online classes.