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High School Graduation Requirements

Advanced Honors Diploma Requirements

To receive an Advanced Honors Diploma from a Clark County School District high school, students must meet the credit requirements and the honors credit requirements as well as the testing requirements outlined below. In addition, students must acheive a minimum unweighted grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 and achieve a weighted GPA of 3.85. Please contact your school counselor to discuss a student’s course of study.

Advanced Honors Diploma Credit Requirements
(Classes of 2017 and 2018)
Area of Study Credit(s) Honors, AP or IB Credit(s)
English (aligned with End of Course Examinations) 2 3
English 2
Algebra I 1 2
Geometry 1
Mathematics 2
Science 3 2
World History / Geography 1 2
U.S. History 1
U.S. Government 1
Physical Education 2
Health ½
21st Century Learning ½
Foreign Language 1 1
Social Studies, Arts, Humanities or Occupational Education Elective 1 2
Electives 5
Total 24 12

Testing Requirements for the Classes of 2017 and 2018

Students in the classes of 2017 and 2018 who wish to graduate with a standard diploma must take the College and Career Readiness Assessment (ACT) as well as the four End of Course Exams (Mathematics I, Mathematics II, ELA I and ELA II).


Advanced Honors Diploma Credit Requirements
(Classes of 2019 and beyond)
Area of Study Credit(s) Honors, AP or IB Credit(s)
English 4 3
Algebra I or higher 1 2
Mathematics 3
Science 3 2
World History / Geography 1 2
U.S. History 1
U.S. Government 1
Physical Education 2
Health ½
21st Century Learning ½
Foreign Language 1 1
Social Studies, Arts, Humanities or Occupational Education Elective 1 2
Electives 5
Total 24 12

Testing Requirements for the Class of 2019

Students in the class of 2019 who wish to graduate with an advanced honors diploma must take the College and Career Readiness Assessment (ACT) and pass the four End of Course Exams (Mathematics I, Mathematics II, ELA I and ELA II).

Testing Requirements for the Class of 2020 and Beyond

Students in the classes of 2020 and beyond who wish to graduate with an advanced honors diploma must take the College and Career Readiness Assessment (ACT) and pass the four End of Course Exams (Mathematics I, Mathematics II, ELA and Science).