Graduation Requirements - Mercy High School

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Graduation Requirements

The following are requirements for graduation from Mercy High School:

Religion4.00 credits plus 0.50 credit Social Service
Social Studies (including 1.00 U.S. History plus 0.50 American Government)3.00
World Language (two consecutive years of one language)2.00
Fine Arts*1.00
Physical Education**1.00

Transfer students into Mercy after 9th grade who did not have Religion courses in their previous schools are not required to make up those credits in Religion.

* Students may apply only 0.50 credit from participation in Fine Arts co-curricular activities toward satisfying the Fine Arts requirement.

** Except for students in special programs, the Physical Education graduation requirement cannot be met by applying credits from sports.

*** The electives requirement may not be met by credits earned through sports or co-curricular activities.