Upper School Graduation Requirements

SUBJECT CREDITS SPECIFIC COURSES
English 4 credits
  • English 9
  • English 10
  • 4 semesters of English 11-12 electives
Mathematics 3 credits
  • 3 credits of core mathematics courses: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, or AP Calculus BC
History 3 credits
  • World History 9
  • World History 10
  • US History
Science 3 credits
  • Biological and Chemical Systems I
  • Biological and Chemical Systems II
  • Physics (can be taken in either the junior or senior year)
Foreign Language 2-4 credits
  • 3 credits of 1 language or
  • 2 credits each of 2 languages or
  • 2 credits of languages including the completion of Level IV
Fine Arts 2 credits
  • Visual Arts, Music and Theater required courses (2 of 3)
  • 2 semesters of either performing or visual arts electives or AP Art History
Physical Education & Health 2 credits
  • Lifeskills (Health) and
  • Comprehensive PE or Conditioning
  • 2 semesters of PE electives
  • Athletics for PE Credit may fulfill .5 credit of PE (see course description on PE Curriculum for details)
Electives 2-3 credits Student’s choice, from any discipline
Service Learning 15 hours annually See Service Learning website
Co-Curricular 2 activities  
Project Week 1 week annually See Project Week website
Senior Project 3 weeks in May of senior year See Senior Project website
Outdoor Education 1 overnight or 2 day trips See Outdoor Education website

Contact

Alisa Steinhilber
Registrar

asteinhilber@overlake.org
425-868-6191 x638